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St. Stephen’s Church of England Primary School, Lambeth

Children’s Centre

St Stephens Children’s Centre provides a wide range of drop-in group sessions, educational classes and training opportunities to suit parents/carers with children under 5.

We are open Mondays to Fridays, 48 weeks a year offering health and family support services and help with career training and job searching.
Our services support the needs of all families in the area around St Stephens and has empathy for the cultural and ethnic diversity in our community. 
We work together with other local and national organisations and if for whatever reason we are unable to support you directly we will provide the necessary support for you to access services to meet your families needs.
We aim to bring essential services into your reach, improving access for you and your family in our welcoming and friendly environment.

Some of the services we offer:
Outreach services include home visiting and support to access other services and information at the centre or in the local community.
Employment and Training Advice - All the advice and support you may need if you are thinking about going back to work, changing your career or in need of benefit guidance.
Play Drop In Sessions. Fun things to see and do with great activities for you and your child to help develop language and social skills and help prepare them for nursery school. We also have a range of groups and activities for babies and toddlers to promote positive social interaction, health and development.
Speech and Language support with trained speech therapist and literacy development worker, for children with specific language and communication needs.
Milk Spot Breast Feeding Support Groups and antenatal clinics for new parents.  
Groups especially for dads and male carers, including uncles and granddads, with their children under 5.
Parenting courses, Family Learning Courses, ESOL, Maths, Literacy, ICT Training for adult learners with free crèche.
Childminders Drop In especially for registered childminders to network and access training.
The staff wish you a warm welcome!
Androulla Natalie Michelle
Androulla Charalambous
Children's Centre   
Partnership  Manager
Mark James Outreach Natalie Francois 
Children’s Centre Administrator
Michelle Belgrave
Early Years Educator


Contact details:
St Stephen’s Children’s Centre,
Meadow Place, London, SW8 1XY.
Tel: 0207 735 1540
email: click here

1 Babies - learning starts from the first day
2 Children as artists
4 Helping children cope with change
5 Helping children with their behaviour
6 Making a noise for music
7 Making their mark - Children's early writing
8 Maths is Everywhere
9 Questions and answers
10 The road to reading
11 Science all around
12 Toddlers and very early learning
13 Young children and technology


Visit our Family Support/Outreach page

The Children's Centre Programme >>
We run a free Programme for Families with Children
0-5 years and their big brothers and sisters.

  View our summer daily programme
  Support from St Stephens for expectant parents and families with children under 5.
See flyer here >
  Download the Parent's Handbook here


Look at our parent groups and classes...

Little Explorers -
Every Monday
  FREE English classes -
Being a Parent Course -
  Story Box -
Job Club -
  Chattertime -
Together Time -
  Jelly Babies -
Peer Support Group -

  Dad's Zone

Click here to read the Ofsted Report for Early Years, After School Club

Click here to read the Children's Centre Ofsted Report

Click here to read about our partnership with the community

See our Partners