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1 Knowsley Extended Services Signposting Information for Families

2 What is the Extended Services Core Offer? Varied Menu of Activities for Young People Community Access to School Buildings Parental Support Childcare Swift and Easy Access to Specialist Services

3 PLINGS (Places to go and things to do) Information about activities across the borough for young people…

4 Sports Development Encouraging more people to participate in sport, to improve their wellbeing and develop healthier life-styles. Making Sport available and accessible throughout Knowsley. Contact:

5 Play Service (Ranger Service) Play Rangers work with the local community and agencies to provide for children's play needs and raise the awareness of the importance of children's play and their right to use public spaces to play in. Contact:

6 Knowsley Arts and Heritage Knowsley Arts and Heritage Service deliver a wide range of workshops, exhibitions, activities and events across the borough for people aged both in the community and in schools. Contact:

7 Holiday Camps For holiday provision based on school sites, including a wide range of sport and art activities. Contact: Matthew Vaudrey –

8 Leisure Centres Swimming and gym membership as well as community sport and leisure courses and activities. Contact: Prescot Leisure Centre : Halewood Leisure Centre :

9 Arncliffe Sports and Community Centre A Barclay’s spaces for sports scheme in Halewood with facilities available for hire and community activities all year round. Contact:

10 Cronton Community Centre Cronton Road, WA8 5QG Contact:

11 Knowsley City Learning Centres Knowsley CLC’s are high technology centres with a range of facilities creating stimulating, dynamic and challenging learning environments. Contact: Whiston CLC, Cumber Lane Whiston L35 2XG

12 Centres for Learning Offer sport, arts and meeting facilities for hire and run community adult education courses: Halewood Centre for Learning: Knowsley Park Centre for Learning: St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic Centre for Learning:

13 Family And Community Education Service (F.A.C.E) Offering family and adult learning throughout Knowsley. Providing a friendly service where you can learn in a non-threatening environment and is open to anyone over the age of 16. Contact: or

14 Family Learning Helps parents to support their children’s learning and provide opportunities for extending parenting skills. Provide opportunities for involvement in schools, each school has an allocated Parent Support Worker Contact:

15 Parent Partnership Offers parental support courses, helping parents to understand the education system Contact:

16 Knowsley Works Plus and Working Links Help with getting back into work, c.v. writing, interview skills. Contact: Knowsley Works – Working Links – or

17 Knowsley Neighbourhood Travel Team Free bus passes, journey plans, bike loan when starting new work. Contact: Ext Ext 224

18 Connexions Careers advice, assistance in finding work, help for writing a C.V….. Contact:

19 Children’s Centres Provide Access to specialist health services. Parental outreach and family support. Early education and childcare. Good quality learning integrated with full day-care provision. Effective links with Jobcentre Plus. Extended Services out of school activities for children and young people. Access to adult education and training through local providers, schools and colleges.

20 Children’s Centres Halewood Oak Tree Children's Centre The centre is located at Lichfield Road, Halewood, L26 1TT Telephone Cherry Tree Children’s Centre and Adult Education Centre The centre is located at Arncliffe Road, Halewood, L25 9PB Telephone

21 Children’s Centres Whiston, Prescot and Cronton Southmead Children’s Centre The centre is located at Lickers Lane, Whiston, L35 3JY Telephone Phoenix Children’s Centre The centre is located at Bryer Road, Prescot, L35 5DN Telephone Sherwood Children’s Centre The Centre is located at Milton Avenue, Whiston L35 2YX Telephone

22 Family Information Service The Family Information Service provides free, up to date, comprehensive and impartial information and guidance about childcare, training, childcare careers and other relevant issues to parents, carers, professionals, employers and students Contact:

23 Early Years Provide access to parenting support services and have access to childminding networks Contact:

24 Inclusion Team Provides Attendance, Special Education Needs, English as Additional Language, Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity Contact:

25 CAMHS Team Personalised family support through referrals, ensure parents have access to appropriate or additional support. Contact:

26 Area Support Teams Educational social workers access and inclusion. Contact: Central Southern Northern

27 Family Futures and Carnegie Weight Management Weight management courses for young people and involving whole family, self referral aims to increase young persons activity and knowledge of healthy diet. Contact: Family Futures (NHS) /4336 (Laura Clark and Sharon Williams)

28 NHS Direct A health line, providing expert health advice, information and reassurance. Contact:

29 Substance and Alcohol Misuse Free impartial advice. Contact: ASK (Alcohol Service Knowsley) Drug Advice Helpline

30 Youth Offending Service Offers support and information to parents, identifying children who are at risk of offending. Contact:

31 Knowsley CVS (Council for Voluntary Service) Contact:

32 Home Start Trains volunteers to support families who are going through tough times. Contact:

33 KMBC Directorate of Neighbourhood Services Recycling, Waste Collection, Pest Control, report littering, fly tipping, flooding, graffiti, street lights etc. Contact:

34 Knowsley Customer Service Line Contact:

35 Knowsley Help for You… For any services not listed that you may require, please find them at:


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