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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: 0151 443 3865

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: 443 5971

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 0-80+ both in the community and in schools. Contact: 0151 443 5619 0151 443 5619

7 Holiday Camps For holiday provision based on school sites, including a wide range of sport and art activities. Contact: Matthew Vaudrey – 07799 895 189

8 Leisure Centres Swimming and gym membership as well as community sport and leisure courses and activities. Contact: Prescot Leisure Centre : 430 7202 Halewood Leisure Centre : 442 2124

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: 0151 428 1929

10 Cronton Community Centre Cronton Road, WA8 5QG Contact: 0151 423 6402

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 477 8040

12 Centres for Learning Offer sport, arts and meeting facilities for hire and run community adult education courses: Halewood Centre for Learning: 477 8830 Knowsley Park Centre for Learning: 477 8680 St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic Centre for Learning: 477 8520

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: 443 4560 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: 443 4502

15 Parent Partnership Offers parental support courses, helping parents to understand the education system Contact: 443 3283

16 Knowsley Works Plus and Working Links Help with getting back into work, c.v. writing, interview skills. Contact: Knowsley Works – 443 4666 Working Links – 255 2871 or 0800 917 9262

17 Knowsley Neighbourhood Travel Team Free bus passes, journey plans, bike loan when starting new work. Contact: 0151 546 5514 Ext 224 0151 546 5514 Ext 224

18 Connexions Careers advice, assistance in finding work, help for writing a C.V….. Contact: 949 5700

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 0151 443 2191 Cherry Tree Children’s Centre and Adult Education Centre The centre is located at Arncliffe Road, Halewood, L25 9PB Telephone 0151 443 2197

21 Children’s Centres Whiston, Prescot and Cronton Southmead Children’s Centre The centre is located at Lickers Lane, Whiston, L35 3JY Telephone 0151 443 4531 Phoenix Children’s Centre The centre is located at Bryer Road, Prescot, L35 5DN Telephone 0151 443 4544 Sherwood Children’s Centre The Centre is located at Milton Avenue, Whiston L35 2YX Telephone 0151 443 4531

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: 0800 085 2022

23 Early Years Provide access to parenting support services and have access to childminding networks Contact: 0151 443 5633

24 Inclusion Team Provides Attendance, Special Education Needs, English as Additional Language, Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity Contact: 0151 443 5741

25 CAMHS Team Personalised family support through referrals, ensure parents have access to appropriate or additional support. Contact: 489 6137

26 Area Support Teams Educational social workers access and inclusion. Contact: Central 443 5771 Southern 443 2057 Northern 443 4366

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) - 0151 290 4335/4336 (Laura Clark and Sharon Williams)

28 NHS Direct A health line, providing expert health advice, information and reassurance. Contact: 0845 4647

29 Substance and Alcohol Misuse Free impartial advice. Contact: ASK (Alcohol Service Knowsley) 529 2465 Drug Advice Helpline 07721 391 380

30 Youth Offending Service Offers support and information to parents, identifying children who are at risk of offending. Contact: 443 5495

31 Knowsley CVS (Council for Voluntary Service) Contact: 489 1222

32 Home Start Trains volunteers to support families who are going through tough times. Contact: 480 3910

33 KMBC Directorate of Neighbourhood Services Recycling, Waste Collection, Pest Control, report littering, fly tipping, flooding, graffiti, street lights etc. Contact: 443 2400

34 Knowsley Customer Service Line Contact: 443 4031

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

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