Baby Massage – Dorking & Leatherhead
For babies over 8 weeks old who have had their routine hip check.

Baby massage has been practised in many different cultures for thousands of years.

Benefits include:

Helping parents feel more confident touching and handling their baby,
Helping to aid digestion and relieve wind and constipation,
Enhance body awareness,
Help babies to sleep more deeply,
Help develop co-ordination and muscle tone.

This 5 week baby massage course costs £30 (unless you are on income related benefits) and can be paid in cash on your first session or via BACs.

We have courses starting regularly. If you would like to be placed on the list for the next baby massage course in Dorking or Leatherhead, then please contact us on 01306 740095

First Aid Course – Daisy First Aid

2 HOUR WORKSHOP FOCUSSED ON FIRST AID FOR
BABIES AND YOUNG CHILDREN

This fantastic workshop is delivered by Daisy First Aid and will cover such issues as:

Baby, child and adult CPR and recovery positions,
Head injury,
Fevers and seizures,
Choking and fractures

Freedom Programme
The Freedom Programme is an educational programme exploring the abusive tactics, controlling behaviours and belief systems of a perpetrator of domestic abuse and the effects on survivor’s health and well-being.

Please call us to book onto the next programme beginning on 16th January.

If you are currently experiencing domestic abuse, we recommend you contact ESDAS (East Surrey Domestic Abuse Services):

www.esdas.org.uk
support@esdas.org.uk
01737 771350
Mon-Fri, 9am – 4pm
Confidential answerphone out of hours

Language & Learning
Are you concerned about your child’s speech?

During this interactive and engaging 10 week programme you will learn different ways to encourage your child’s speech and language development through games, play and songs.

10 weeks, with a 1 week break over half term
Mole Valley Family Centre
Goodwyns Road, Dorking, RH4 2LR

£20 for the 10 week programme, payable in advance to secure your place.
Only 8 spaces available. Priority will be given to families living within Mole Valley.

For more information or to book your place, please call the Family Centre on 01306 740095.

Lego Club
A therapy group for children in mainstream education with Social Communication difficulties (no diagnosis needed) aged 6-11.

We are running one off sessions on:
Wednesday 14th February 2024
9.30-11.30 am

£10 per session, payable in advance.

Booking is essential to secure your place.

For more information or to book a place, please call the Family Centre on 01306 740095.

Messy Mondays

Mondays | 10:00-11:30

For babies and children under 5 years old
Cost: £2 per family (cash only)

Feel free to turn up at the Mole Valley Family Centre. No need to book! For more information about the group call 01306 740095

Mole Valley Babies
Thursdays, 10.45am-12pm

A 6 week course costing £12.

A group where parents of non-mobile babies can be supported as new parents and meet other parents with babies at a similar age. Experienced staff run a session each week and will be on hand to offer support and advice,

Please call us on 01306 740095 if you feel this nurturing group would benefit you.

Parenting Puzzle
Raising children can be puzzling at times, but puzzles have solutions – and the Parenting Puzzle provides them.

This is a 10 week course that encourages parents to enjoy bringing up their child and get the best out of family life. It is fun and informal.

To register interest for the next course please call 01306 740095

Seesaw Baby Group
Run by the Perinatal Mental Health Service on Mondays at Goodwyns Road, 1.00 – 2.30pm.

Speak to your Perinatal Mental Health Nurse for more information.

Speech and Language Stay & Play
Worried that your 2 year old is not talking? This may be the group for you.

A Stay and Play group for young children where there is a concern about development of speech and language skills (talking, listening, understanding and interacting).

Parents attend the group with their child. Ideas and strategies to use at home with your child will be provided and the staff will be able to advise you about how to support speech and language development.

Referrals can be made prior to a referral to the Speech and Language service or at the time of referral.

To discuss if this is the right group for you and your child please call us on 01306 740095.

Run jointly by Speech and Language Therapy and Mole Valley Family Centre

Talking Teens
Talking Teens for parents of children in years 6,7 and 8

The programme consists of four sessions, developed with Dr John Coleman, to increase parents’ understanding of teenagers’ feelings and behaviour, and deliver key strategies for maintaining and improving relationships.

£15

Payable before the start of the course
A reduced rate is available for any family on income related benefits
Course manual and refreshments are provided

This course is running on 21st February 2024 for four weeks

To book a place on this course please call us on 01306 740095

Time out for Dads
Time out for Dads is a 5 week workshop and is suitable for Dads of children under 16 years old.

Please call us on 01306 740095 to be added to the waiting list for the next course

Tuesday Group

Tuesdays | 10:00-11:30

A stay and play group for parents and their pre-school children run jointly by Home Start East Surrey and Mole Valley Family Centre.

Each week the garden and playroom will be set up with activities to encourage exploration, curiosity and imagination.

Staff will be on hand to support children and parents as they learn and play together. We end each session with songs and rhymes.

Referral to this group is via a health professional, outreach worker or Home Start volunteer

Who’s in Charge?
Who’s in Charge? is a child to parent violence (CPV) programme aimed at parents whose children are being abusive or violent toward them or who appear out of parental control.

We aim to help parents and carers to understand that children’s challenging behaviour is multi-causal, and we explore the nature of violence, styles of parenting, entitlement & power and the social changes that make CPV more likely.

To book call Mole Valley Family Centre on 01306 740095