Groups can be an excellent way for families and children to share their experiences, as well as build up a local support network.

All sessions are held at YMCA Horley Young People and Family Centre, The Old Fire Station, Albert Road, Horley, RH6 7JA (unless otherwise stated).

To find out more about any of our groups or services please call us on 01293 775777.

Mondays

Café Milk
Mondays | 10:00–12:00 (term-time)

This is a free drop-in session. Meet other mums and access help with feeding your baby. The team is here to support your feeding journey from start to finish and everything in between. Come and talk to one of the team which includes a breastfeeding counsellor, health visitor and experienced peer supporters.

Horley Youth Club
Mondays | 15:00–20:00 (term-time)

15:00-16:00 | Youth Drop in / Youth café (years 6–11)
16:00-17:30 | Junior Youth Club (years 6–8)
18:30-20:00 | Senior Youth Club (years 9–11)

See our Horley Youth Club page for more information

Tuesdays

Citizen’s Advice
Tuesdays | 09:30-12:15

Appointments with a friendly advisor to get support with many issues incl. relationship breakdown, benefits, housing, power of attorney, work, debt and consumer issues. Call the centre on 01293 775777 to book.

Rainbow Group
Tuesdays | 10:30-12:00 (term-time)

Free drop-in play session for families with children under five with additional needs. An opportunity to meet other parents and get advice from an Early Support Keyworker.

English as a 2nd Language group
Tuesdays | 13:00-14:30 (term-time)

A friendly relaxed group for EAL parents with children under 11 years. A chance to make friends, get advice and support and develop your English along the way. Sessions are free and no need to book.

Wednesdays

Playtime
Wednesdays | 10:30–12:00 (term-time)

An invite-only play session for parents/carers with children aged 0-5 years old. Families can be referred for one of the following reasons:

  • Social isolation
  • Mental health and Wellbeing
  • Enhancing child play opportunities
  • Support with play and child development
  • Bonding and attachment

Contact the Red Oak Family Centre to refer a family and to book a session each week.
T 01737 645908 | E info@theredoak.org.uk

Parenting Workshop
12:45-14:45 | Wednesday 13 & 20 July (2-week course)

Every behaviour has a reason – come and join us for lots of tips, advice and strategies to manage behaviour and understand the reasons behind them. Adults only. £5pp. Call the centre on 01293 775777 to book.

Thursdays

Babes in Arms New Parents group
Thursdays | 13:00–14:30 (term-time)

Invite only friendly group for new parents that need a little more support to feel confident in their new world. Relaxed session includes play, bonding & wellbeing activities. Please call 01293 775777 to book.

WAVES (Wellbeing Awareness and Voice for East Surrey)
Thursdays | 15:45-17:15 (term-time)

For young people aged 13–19 who are experiencing emotional wellbeing and mental health needs. To find out more or join, email ella.sowton@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk or call 07483 431513.

Fridays

YMCA Face2Face befriending SEND group
Fridays (fortnightly) | 10:00–12:00

This is a free, volunteer-led group of parents and carers who have a child or young person with a disability. The group offers friendship and support to other parents or carers of children with additional needs or disabilities. Our free one-to-one befriending service can be helpful to parents whose child has been newly diagnosed but can be just as relevant to parents at any time in their journey of bringing up a disabled child or young person. Equally, we welcome parents who do not have a diagnosis at all but have concerns about their child’s development.

Friday 8 July 2022 | 10:00-12:00

Please email Sandhya Gulati if you would like to attend

Contact Us

For more information on groups or activities, please contact us.

E horley@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk

T 01293 775777

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Monday – Thursday | 09:00 – 15:00