Contact the team

We have now returned to face-to-face sessions. If you need to speak to a member of the team phone: 

  • Chatham: 01634 338 833
  • Gillingham: 01634 338 877
  • Strood: 01634 335 533
  • Wayfield and Rainham: 01634 337 733.

Safeguarding

We are committed to:

  • recruiting with care
  • safeguarding
  • promoting the welfare of children and young people.

We expect all parents or carers, staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As part of our safeguarding policy, please do not use your mobile phone during sessions. This includes:

  • talking
  • texting
  • social media
  • emails
  • taking photos.

Breastfeeding support

You can find breastfeeding support in Medway on the Beside You website.

 
 

Session booking

You must book in advance for all sessions.

All baby groups and stay and play sessions will need to be booked each week. We are not able to book a spot for a course of sessions.

If you are unable to attend, please cancel your booking so we can offer your space to another family.

Medway children and family hubs timetable

Timetable for 6 September to 22 October 2021.

Baby Group - birth to 12 months

Informal group to see other new parents.

  • Time: 9.30 to 11am
  • Location: Deanwood Wellbeing Centre, Long Catlis Road, Rainham, ME8 9TX
  • To book call 01634 337 733.

Baby Group - birth to 12 months

Informal group to see other new parents.

  • Time: 10am to 11.30am
  • Location: Chatham Children and Family Hub, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5AZ
  • To book call 01634 338 833.

Baby Group and Stay and Play - under 5s

  • Time: 10am to 11.30am
  • Location: Gun Lane Wellbeing Centre, Gun Lane, Strood, ME2 4UF
  • To book call 01634 335 533.

Stay and Play - under 5s

  • Time: 9.30am to 11am
  • Location: Burnt Oak Wellbeing Centre, Burnt Oak Primary School, Cornwall Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5XX
  • To book call 01634 338 877.

Baby Group - under 1s

  • Time: 1pm to 2.30pm
  • Location: Strood Children and Family Hub
  • To book call 01634 335 533.

Baby Group - birth to 12 months

Informal group to see other new parents.

  • Time: 9.30am to 11am
  • Location: Wayfield and Rainham Children and Family Hub, Wayfield Road, Chatham, ME5 0HH
  • To book call 01634 337 733.

Stay and Play - under 5s

  • Time: 1pm to 2.30pm
  • Location: Delce Wellbeing Centre, Fleet Road, Rochester ME1 2QA
  • To book call 01634 338 833.

Baby Group - birth to 12 months

Informal group to see other new parents.

  • Time: 1pm to 2.30pm
  • Location: Twydall Wellbeing Centre, Twydall Lane, ME8 6JS
  • To book call 01634 338 877.

Stay and Play - under 5s

  • Time: 9.30am to 11am
  • Location: Saxon Way Primary School and Children's Centre, Ingram Road, ME7 1SJ
  • To book call 01634 338 877.

Stay and Play - under 5s

  • Time: 1pm to 2.30pm
  • Location: Riverside Primary School and Nursery, St Edmund's Way, ME8 8ET
  • To book call 01634 337 733.

Stay and Play - under 5s

  • Time: 1pm to 2.30pm
  • Location: Chatham Children and Family Hub, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5AZ
  • To book call 01634 338 833.

Baby Group - birth to 12 months

Informal group to see other new parents.

  • Time: 9.30am to 11am
  • Location: Saxon Way Primary School and Children's Centre, Ingram Road, ME7 1SJ
  • To book call 01634 338 877.

Stay and Play - under 5s

  • Time: 10am to 11.30am
  • Location: Oaklands Primary school, Weeds Wood Road, Walderslade, Chatham ME5 0UP
  • To book call 01634 338 833.

Stay and Play - under 5s

  • Time: 9.30am to 11am
  • Location: Hoo Wellbeing Centre
  • To book call 01634 335 533.

For more fun

Visit the following Facebook pages for more interactive sessions: 

Tri for You

A Better Medway

Healthy way

Medway Libraries

Medway Youth (8+)

Medway Go

Little chefs

  • 6 weeks of cooking fun from the comfort of your own home. With ingredients delivered to your door
  • Phone 01634 333 741 to book.

You and your new baby

  • 5-week post-natal course run by the health visiting team
  • Various dates and times available
  • Phone 03001 233 444 to book.