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Venue Addresses and Contacts Abacus Adswood Children’s Centre 120 Garners Lane, Adswood, Stockport SK3 8QW l  0161 474 5043 Abacus Bridgehall Children’s Centre Cuddington Crescent, Bridgehall, Stockport SK3 8LX l 0161 474 5043 Adswood Primary School Garners Lane, Adswood, Stockport SK3 8PQ l  0161 483 5003 Bridgehall Primary School Siddington Ave, Bridgehall, Stockport SK3 8NR l  0161 480 7889 Cale Green Primary School Shaw Road South, Stockport SK3 8JG l  Maggie Eyre 0161 480 2715 For Storybus information, please ring 07780 668525 or 0161 474 5676

What’s On at Abacus Children’s Centre 1st September 2013 to 31st December 2013

Children’s Centre activities promote the inclusion of all children including children with disabilities and additional needs

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Stockport Sure Start Children's Centres Working together with families to give children the best start in life Tel: 0161 217 6028 Email:

AM Monday

9.00am - 6.30pm - IAPT 1 to 1 support for adults to promote psychological well being. Ring 0161 480 2020 for appointment, at Abacus Adswood 9.00am - 12.00pm - Antenatal Clinic (By Appt. Only) Tel 0161 426 5150 or 0161 474 5043 at Abacus Adswood

Abacus Children’s Centre Map Abacus CC Bridgehall

9.30am - 11.00am - Stay and Play A 5 week course 16th September to 14th October, for you and your child (under 5 years old) to try new activities, gain ideas for things to do at home and find out how these encourage your child’s development. Please ring 0161 474 5043 to book. At Abacus Adswood, term time only. Tuesday

9.00am - 11.30am - Jobcentre Plus Appointments and drop in. Return to work interviews, benefit calculations and advice at Abacus Adswood. 9.30am - 1.00pm - Alcohol Health Advice Service Support for anyone who has concerns with their alcohol and wants to cut down. By appointment only - please ring 0161 426 5085. A free and confidential NHS service available all year round, at Abacus Adswood

Abacus Children’s Centre

Travel Information to Abacus Children’s Centre, Adswood Wednesday 10.00am - 11.00am - Cale Green Little Movers a fun session with your child (18months - 5years). No need to book. £1.00 nominal charge. Term time only from 11th September at Cale Green Primary School. 9.50am - 10.25am - Storybus Explore the magic of the Storybus mobile library for babies, young children and their parents/carers. Enjoy storytime, sing rhymes, borrow books and join the Bookstart Bear Club at Cuddington Crescent Bridgehall, term time only from 11th September 11.35am - 12.35pm - Storybus as above at Abacus Adswood, term time only from 11th September

By Bus Bus No. 309 runs from Stockport Town Centre every 30 minutes Bus No. 310 runs from Garners Lane to Stockport Town Centre every 30 minutes By Rail The nearest station is Davenport Station. The trains run every 30 minutes By Car The Centre has a car park at the rear of the building on Neston Grove.

For your information For term time only activities, the school holidays are from Monday 21st October 2013 to Friday 25th October 2013 Monday 23rd December 2013 to Friday 3rd January 2014

PM 1.00pm - 4.00pm - Antenatal Clinic By Appointment only-Tel 0161 426 5150 or 0161 419 5551 or 0161 474 5043. At Abacus Adswood 1.00pm - 1.45pm - Baby Moves Discover how developing your babies’ movements from birth can have a life long effect on their learning. Suitable for parents with 0-crawlers at Abacus Adswood 6 week course term time only from 9th September to 14th October. Please ring 0161 474 5043 to book.

Are you a parent in the local community? Become a volunteer…..Would you like a chance to learn new skills, gain training and help others in your local community? By becoming a Children’s Centre Volunteer we can offer you this and much more. For more details please contact 0161 474 5043

Toothpaste Offer - Buy one toothpaste and two toothbrushes for only £1.00 from Abacus reception. Breast Pumps We sell hand breast pumps at the cost price of £15.00 and operate a hire scheme for a high quality electronic breast pump. It is a £25.00 refundable deposit for the first 6 weeks, plus £16 for sterile bottles and tubing. Please contact Abacus Adswood reception for more details

2.00pm - 4.00pm - Baby Clinic a well-baby clinic for weighing and advice, at Abacus Adswood 2.00pm - 3.30pm - Baby Drop In a friendly informal drop in for parents/ carers and babies from birth to 9 months old 2.00pm - 5.00pm - Beacon Counselling free to local residents by appointment only, please ring 0161 440 0055 - at Abacus Adswood

Sensory Room We have a fully equipped Sensory Room which is free to use. It has coloured lighting, music, fibre optics and a vibrating chair. Please ring Abacus reception for more details.

FREE Two Year Old Education Do you have a 2 year old? If you receive certain benefits you may qualify for free Early Education. Ask at reception for more information

Foodbank Scheme Abacus Children’s Centre can now allocate Foodbank Vouchers. The Foodbank gives vouchers, which can be exchanged for food which is free of charge to families who find themselves in desperate need. If you find yourself in a crisis situation, please come and see us. We will help if we can and you may be entitled to a voucher for 3 days’ food. We are also a collection point for items of donated food

AM Thursday

9.00am - 10.00am - Credit Union A non profit community savings & loans cooperative -drop in to join at Abacus Adswood 9.00am - 10.30am - Baby & Toddler Group at Cale Green Primary School, term time only from 12th September. All welcome 10.30am - 12.00pm - Early Days Group a newborn baby and parent group offering support, advice and information. A free, six week course, booking essential, please ring Health visitors on 0161 426 5177. Baby massage is included so please bring a towel for baby. At Abacus Adswood

PM 1.00pm - 3.00pm - Spectrum a course promoting positive emotional health, well being and self-esteem at Abacus Bridgehall with crèche term time only. Please ring 0161 474 5043 to book. 1.00pm - 2.45pm - Buggy Walk meet at Abacus Adswood. Come and join us to get active and meet new friends. Wear comfortable shoes/ trainers. 1.30pm - 3.30pm - Midwives Clinic by appointment only. Please ring 0161 426 5150 or 0161 474 5043

11.00am - 1.00pm - Stop Smoking drop in Advice and help for smoking cessation, at Abacus Adswood Friday

9.00am - 12.00pm - Family Planning Clinic by appointment only. Please ring 0161 426 5599 between 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm Monday to Friday for an appointment. At Abacus Adswood 10.00am - 10.30am - Wriggles & Jiggles Free singing and movement session for parent/carers and babies up to 18 months drop in at Abacus Bridgehall. Term time only from 13th September 10.45am - 11.15am - Wriggles & Jiggles As above but for toddlers 18 months plus, drop in at Bridgehall School Hall (entrance is through the Community Centre) term time only from 13th September

1.00pm - 3.00pm - BIBS Breastfeeding Group open to anyone who is breastfeeding, free, drop in at Abacus Adswood. 1.00pm - 2.30pm - Chill, Chat and Play Are you a young parent? Come along to meet other parents and join in with fun activities with your child. At Abacus Adswood term time only from 6th September

Coming Soon Cook Your Weight to Health - a free 6 week cookery course running 8th January 2014 to 12th February 2014 on Wednesdays 10am to 12 noon with free creche Ring 0161 426 9454 to book a place

Useful Websites Watch out for holiday activities during the school holidays For information about how to keep your family fit and healthy visit these websites:

Multiple birth group Soup Packs

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