Children and family hubs timetable | Medway Council

Online sessions

We use Microsoft Teams to run a variety of online sessions. 

To join a session, you'll need to download Microsoft Teams from the App Store, Google Play or on the Microsoft website.

Once you have booked on a session we'll send you your joining link by email.

Contact the team

All sessions are carried out online. 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 and safeguarding, and 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, we ask you not to use your mobile phone during sessions. This includes talking, texting, social media, emails and taking photographs.

Breastfeeding support

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

Chatham and Strood online timetable

Children and family hubs timetable 11 January to 12 February 2021 - booking only      

10am to 10.45am - Baby Bounce and Rhyme

  • Songs and fun
  • Birth to 18mnths
  • Please call 01634 335 533 to book

10am to 10:45am - Baby and Me

  • Birth to 5 months
  • 5 week course from 11 January 2021
  • Learn about being a new parent and understanding your babies
  • Phone 01634 338 833 to book

1pm to 1.45pm - Baby Massage

  • Birth to 5 months
  • 5 week course from 11 January 2021
  • Phone 01634 338 833 to book

9.30am to 11am- Understanding Your Child

  • 10 week course starting 19 January 2021
  • for parents of children aged 2 to 5 years (term time only)
  • Phone 01634 335 533 to book
  • A place as spaces are limited

10.30am to 11.15am - Baby Massage

  • Birth to 5 months
  • 5 week course from 12 January 2021
  • Phone 01634 338 833 to book

12pm to 1pm - Baby and Me

  • Birth to 5 months
  • 5 week course 12 January 2021
  • Learn about being a new parent and understanding your baby
  • Phone 01634 335 533 to book

10am to 10.45am - Babbling Babies

  • 6 to 12 months
  • 5 week course from 13 January 2021
  • Fun ideas to promote early language
  • Phone 01634 335 533 to book

1pm to 1.45pm - Story time

  • Under 5s
  • Collect your free book for the session from the Strood Hub once booked
  • Phone 01634 335 533 to book

Little Chefs at Home

6 weeks of cooking fun from the comfort of your own home. With ingredients delivered to your door

Phone 01634 333 741 to book

10am to 10.45am - Baby Bounce and Rhyme

  • Songs and fun
  • Birth to 18 months
  • Phone 01634 338 833 to book

10am to 11am - Baby Group

  • Informal group to see other new parents explore play ideas to do at home and get support around having a new baby
  • Birth to 12 months
  • Phone 01634 335 533 to book

1pm to 1:45pm - Baby and Me

  • Birth to 5 months
  • 5 week course from 14 January 2021
  • Learn about being a new parent and understanding your baby's development
  • Phone 01634 338 833 to book

10am to 10.45am - Talking Toddlers

  • 18 months to 3 years
  • 5 week course from 15 January 2021 with activities to build toddlers language development
  • Phone 01634 335 533 to book

1pm to 1.45pm - Story Time

  • Under 5
  • Free book for the session available each week to collect from the Chatham Hub once booked
  • Phone 01634 338 833 to book

For more fun and interactive

sessions, please visit the following Facebook pages:

  • Tri for You
  • HealthyWay
  • A Better Medway
  • Medway Libraries
  • Medway Youth 8 plus

Breastfeeding support

Visit: We are beside you and click on Medway to access local breastfeeding support

Gillingham and Wayfield online timetable

Children and family hubs timetable 11 January to 12 February 2021  - booking only

10am to 10.45am - Art and Craft

  • For parents with children aged 2 plus
  • Fun movement and singing session
  • Phone 01634 337 733 to book

10am to 10.45am - Babbling Babies

  • 6 to 12 months
  • 5 week course from 11 January 2021 fun ideas to promote early language
  • Phone 01634 338 877 to book

1pm to 2:15pm - Understanding Your Child

  • 10 week parenting programme for parents with children aged 2 to 5 years (term-time only)
  • Phone 01634 337 733 to book

1pm to 1.45pm - Young Parents Group

  • For parents aged up to 21 years
  • Meet other parents to chat and play.
  • To book please call 01634 338 877 to book

10am to 10.45am - Baby Bounce and Rhyme

  • Birth to 5 months
  • Songs and fun for you and your under 1
  • Phone 01634 338 877 to book

10am to 10.45am - Baby and Me

  • Birth to 5 months
  • Learn about being a new parent and understanding your babies development
  • 5 week course from 12 October 2021
  • Please call 01634 337 733 to book

Little Chefs at Home

6 weeks of cooking fun from the comfort of your own home. With ingredients delivered to your door

To book please call 01634 333 741

10am to 10:45am - Music and Movement

  • For parents with children walkers onwards
  • Fun movement and singing session
  • Phone 01634 338 877 to book

1pm 1.45pm - Baby Bounce and Rhyme

  • Songs and fun for you and your under 1
  • To book please call 01634 337 733 to book

1pm to 1.45pm - Baby Group

  • Birth 6 months
  • Informal group to meet new parents and get support around having a new baby
  • Please call 01634 338 877 to book

10am to 10.45am - Story Time

  • Under 5s
  • Collect your free book for the session from the Wayfield Hub once booked
  • Phone 01634 337 733 to book

1pm to 2.15pm - Baby Massage

  • Birth to 5 months
  • 5 week course
  • Phone 01634 337 733 to book

Breastfeeding support

Visit: Looking for support and click on Medway to access local breastfeeding support

10am to 10.45 - Baby and Me

  • Birth to 5 months
  • 5 week course from 15 January 2020
  • Learn about being a new parent and understanding your babies development
  • Phone 01634 338 877 to book

For more fun and interactive

sessions please visit the following Facebook pages

  • Tri for You
  • HealthyWay
  • A Better Medway
  • Medway Libraries
  • Medway Youth 8 plus