Dads have a key role to play in their child's life.
Henry Bears - Infant Feeding Support Group
Go along to Blackpool’s new infant feeding support group to meet other families with new babies and get support from our Infant Feeding Practitioners as well as other dads, mums and carers however you’re feeding your baby. HENRY Bears will be running every Tuesday from the 19th July 2022, from 1pm to 2.30pm at the North Hub Blackpool. The group is free and there is no need to book, just drop in. Also, look out for HENRY on the Hubs timetable throughout the week here.
Are you a Dad to be, or do you have a baby under two? Do you wonder how to support your baby’s development? Fancy a chat with other dads about being a dad?
Ask us where to meet Eric, the Dad Matters Coordinator for Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre or call him on 077437754288
Cosy Homes, Lancashire
Cosy Homes in Lancashire (CHiL) is a partnership of the 15 Local Authorities in Lancashire, offering residents in the region access to free first time central heating, gas connections, affordable heating solutions, energy advice and support on a range of money saving energy measures to help you keep warm and save money.
The Green Homes Grant from Central Government is available to owner-occupiers and tenants and will cover the cost of larger insulation measures and renewable heating technologies. Most of the schemes available are available to homeowners with a household income less than £30,000 and where savings are less than £16,000 and only available to properties which do not have gas central heating at the present time. For more information and advice or to complete an application form please visit www.chil.uk.com
Every Tuesday (July 2022), 9.15 -12.00 at South Family Hub, come meet other dads with Ross, Stacey, Colin, or Eric. If you don’t have questions/ need support, you’re welcome to just come meet other dads. You might just have the answers to help another dad out too!
Parents Idea Factory
We want you to make suggestions about any activities or ideas you have for your little ones aged 0-4. You can even make suggestions about any activities you’d like to do too. Whatever your idea is, we can help make it happen! Find more information on the Ideas Factory website
'Cuppa and Chat' and Drop-in Well Baby Clinics
Come meet a Health Visitor at the Central, North and South Family Hubs with your baby. You can ask any questions you might have about baby, that doesn’t need a GP. Take the chance to meet other services, or just stay for a coffee and chat with other parents. Find the times at each location on the Blackpool Better Start website.
Activities and Events
Baby Rover offer low-cost clothes delivered to your door, for ages 0-5. Pay £1.50 for a lifetime membership then families can buy 10 items for a £1.00 - visit their Facebook page to learn more.
Early Years Park Rangers
Their timetable includes Baby Rangers, Mini Rangers and Forest School. Sessions go ahead rain or shine! Outdoor playsuits available!
Register once and no need to book again, find more information and see their timetable on their Facebook page.