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.
 
 

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 5 September to 21 October 2022.

Baby Group - birth to 12 months

Informal group to meet other new parents.

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

Stay and Play - 12 months to 5 years

  • Time: 9.30am to 11am
  • Location: Gillingham Hub, Woodlands Road, Gillingham, ME7 2BX
  • To book call 01634 338 877.

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.

Baby Group - birth to 12 months

Informal group to meet other new parents.

  • 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 meet other new parents.

  • Time: 1pm to 2.30pm
  • Location: Gillingham Hub, Woodlands Road, Gillingham, ME7 2BX
  • To book call 01634 338 877.

Stay and Play - 12 months to 5 years

  • Time: 9.30am to 11am
  • Location: Burnt Oak Wellbeing Centre, Burnt Oak Primary School, Cornwall Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1LS
  • To book call 01634 338 877.

Baby Yoga - 6 weeks to crawling

  • Dates: 3 week courses available (13 to 27 September, 1 to 15 November or 22 November to 6 December 2022)
  • Time: 10am to 11am
  • Location: Delce Wellbeing Centre, Fleet Road, Rochester ME1 2QA
  • To book call 01634 338 833.

Baby Group - birth to 12 months

Informal group to meet other new parents.

  • Time: 9.30am to 11am
  • Location: Wayfield Family Centre, 146 Wayfield Road, Chatham ME5 0HH
  • To book call 01634 337 733.

Baby Group and Stay and Play - under 5s

  • Time: 9.30am to 10.45am
  • Location: Allhallows Village Hall, Binney Road, Allhallows, Rochester, ME3 9PL
  • To book call 01634 335 533.

Stay and Play - 12 months to 5 years

  • 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

  • Dates: starting from Wednesday 14 September
  • Time: 1pm to 2.30pm
  • Location: Twydall Wellbeing Centre, Twydall Primary School, Romany Road, Twydall, ME8 6JS
  • To book call 01634 338 877.

Stay and Play - 12 months to 5 years

  • Time: 1pm to 2.30pm
  • Location: Lordswood Wellbeing Centre, Lordswood School, Lordswood Lane, Chatham, ME5 8NN
  • To book call 01634 337 733.

Young Parents Group - for parents 21 years and under with a child under 5

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

Stay and Play - 12 months to 5 years

  • 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 - 12 months to 5 years

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

Baby Group - birth to 12 months

Informal group to meet other new parents.

  • Time: 1pm to 2.30pm
  • Location: Strood Hub, Clifton Close, Strood, ME2 2HG
  • To book call 01634 335 533.

Stay and Play - 12 months to 5 years

  • 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 meet 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 - 12 months to 5 years

  • Time: 9.30am to 11am
  • Location: Hoo Wellbeing Centre, Hundred of Hoo School, Main Road, Hoo, Rochester, ME3 9HH
  • To book call 01634 335 533.

Stay and Play - 12 months to 5 years

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

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-week free cookery course held at various venues across Medway
  • aimed at families with children aged 2 to 4 years
  • sessions include recipes, craft activities and stories 
  • see the Little Chefs course dates
  • phone 01634 333 741 or email change4life@medway.gov.uk to book.

Incredible Years for Babies

  • 11-week programme for parents and carers with babies under 6 months
  • phone 01634 338 833 to book sessions or enquire about future sessions if you're pregnant.

Baby Massage

  • sessions available at either Oaklands or Wayfield
  • to book and for more information, phone:
    • Oaklands: 01634 338 833
    • Wayfield: 01634 337 733.

Deanwood Sensory Room

Our Sensory Room at Deanwood Wellbeing Centre is now open for bookings:

  • location: Deanwood Wellbeing Centre, Long Catlis Road, Rainham, ME8 9TX
  • phone 01634 231 901 to book.

Breastfeeding support

Visit the We are beside you website and click on 'Medway' to find local breastfeeding support.