North Dorset Outreach Base - Sturminster Newton
Children's Centres aim to give all children the best possible start in life and enable parents to support their child and family. They act as a central point where families can access information and a range of services.
Sturminster Newton outreach base is is part of the North Dorset cluster of children's centres. Groups and activities are held at the Youth Centre or Health Centre and include:
- Messy Play
- Drop In Sessions
- Baby PEEP (Peer Early Education Partnership)
- Breastfeeding Support Group
- Play days during school holidays
See our current activities programme for Shaftesbury & Sturminster (pdf, 56kb) (opens in a new window) . Please check availability with the centre before attending an activity. We look forward to welcoming you.
Parents and carers can also access our outreach workers, who can provide additional support or direct you to other professionals.
We are committed to safeguarding children and can offer support and advice. Find more information on safeguarding children, how we assess children who need extra support and how you can volunteer at the centre on our essential information for all children's centres web page
Find the latest news in our North Dorset Children's Centre newsletter (pdf, 4Mb) (opens in a new window) .
Children's Centre Open Day-17 May 2013
Each Children's Centre in North Dorset is having an Open Day on Friday 17 May 2013. Sturminster Newton Outreach base will operate an open day at Sturminster Library from 2.00pm-4.00pm where anyone can drop in to see what Children's Centres activities are offered in the area, childcare information and family support service information.
Please see our Sturminster Newton Outreach Base open day poster (pdf, 753kb) (opens in a new window) for more information. We look forward to seeing you there.
Location and area covered
The office is located in the Annexe in Bath Road, which is next to the Red Cross Building. We cover Sturminster Newton and the surrounding areas of Gibbs Marsh, Stallbridge, King's Stag, Hinton St Mary and Manston. There is plenty of free parking at the Annexe including disabled spaces.
Please phone the Shaftesbury children's centre office for further information.
Manager - Amanda Davis
Name: North Dorset Children's Centre - Sturminster Newton Base
Tel: 01747 850288
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