St Stephen’s Children's Centre

St Stephen’s Children’s Centre is at the heart of the community and is here to help give your child the best start in life. We lead the best start in life services across Green Street West, Green Street East and the Boleyn ward areas.

We offer a range of services and activities for families with young children.

There are a number of staff who speak community languages.

We provide:

Please have a look at our activities calendar for updated information

Children's Centre Staff

Best Start in Life Co-ordinator

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Marie Foley
Best Start in Life Co-ordinator

My role is to ensure the daily running of activities, liaise with professionals who deliver services in the centre and within the local community and deliver evidence based parenting programmes.

Through consultation with users, I ensure that this can benefit our families and the wider community.

Contact phone number: 07904 663 072

Family Support Workers

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Rebecca Ross
Senior Family Support Worker

Contact Rebecca
07940 563 064

We are here to provide a range of support, resources and advice on a range of issues which include:

  • Helping families find groups to attend within the centre and the local community
  • Positive parenting programmes including Triple P
  • Financial difficulties and worries
  • Supporting your child around transition such as starting nursery or school
  • Advising parents on how to register for the two year old early education grant
  • Support for parents wishing to return to education, employment or training
  • Work with parents who are experiencing housing difficulties or no recourse to public funds
  • Working with families to manage their wellbeing and to build confidence.

Community Outreach Workers

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Farzana Rahman
Community Outreach Worker

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Wendy Campbell
Community Outreach Worker

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Nabila Naseem
Community Outreach Worker

We support and promote:

  • Healthy promotions such as Active Newham and strollers and striders
  • Sensory story telling
  • Soft play
  • Drop-in and training for childminders
  • Home talker

Nursery Nurses

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Nadia Hussain
Nursery Nurse

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Rabinder Kaur
Nursery Nurse

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Meral Sami
Nursery Officer

We provide a daily toddler group for under 5’s. We welcome parents, grandparents and all carers to bring their children.

We offer a children’s library with dual language books and a toy library.

We provide a crèche for parents who attend a variety of courses within the centre. When children attend for a longer period we record their progress in a special book.

Please drop in. We look forward to welcoming you and your family to the Centre.