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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Stay up to date with the latest government guidance and see how our service is adapting to support you during this time.

For school staff check out our 'return to school' programmes which will help you support children back into the school environment post lockdown.

Virtual timetable

New AlbyTV Activity Sessions uploaded every weekday at 10am on our Facebook page

Our children’s centre staff present short interactive videos you can join in with at home!

New AlbyTV Story time uploaded every weekday at 5pm on our Facebook page

Our children’s centre staff present story time videos you can join in with at home!

Monday

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Baby Group (Pre-Natal to 12months)
10am to 10.20am group (one-to-ones 10.20am to 11.00am)

Join our baby group on Zoom (click here to download).

For the first 20 minutes we will have a group chat with different topics and advice.

After that our early years manager will be free for one-to-one chats over the phone with you till 11am to talk about anything you may be worried about or struggling with.

Just email rosemarie.alphonse@family-support.org.uk with your name, postcode and age of baby or stage of pregnancy and you will be sent the code to join the Zoom meeting. If you want a private chat with Rosemarie after the group session just let her know and include the best contact number for you.

Tuesday

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Live Dance Workshops with Olivia Heiser
11am to 11.20am

Olivia is an experienced dance professional with over 15 years’ experience teaching. She will be running live sessions every Tuesday at 11am from the 21st July -25th August for kids of all ages.

The sessions will be in different styles of dance each week. They will be creative, fun and suitable for all ages and abilities. Nothing is needed, just a clear space to dance in and lots of energy!

Click here for a preview of some of Olivia’s sessions.

Olivia runs three dance businesses; one is a teaching company for school workshops (https://zestdanceworkshops.co.uk/ ), the other a dance party company for children’s parties and hen parties (https://danceparties.biz/ ) and also a professional Bollywood dance company ( https://bollywoodvibes.co.uk/ ) which performs across the UK. 

CLICK HERE TO GET INVOLVED TUESDAY AT 11AM

Quickly access past sessions here

Wenesday

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Meditation with Jen Armstrong via Zoom
9.30am - 9.50am

In addition to the two hugely popular yoga and mindfulness sessions HERE is launching a new 20-minute meditation session to give you a chance to slow down the body and mind.

Jen will be taking you through breathing, practice body awareness, mantras and intention setting

To join these sessions over Zoom email Jen for the Zoom link at zenarmstrong@outlook.com - you can have your camera on or off for the session!

Jen is a child, family, and adult yoga teacher from London and a co-founder of HERE: Here For You For Them.

 

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Young Mums Support Network
10:30am

Young Mums Support Network talking mum hacks, life skills and advice on parenting SEND children. Live streams or new content every Wednesday at 10.30am

CLICK HERE TO GET INVOLVED WEDNESDAY AT 10:30AM

Quickly access past sessions here

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OM:POP Time for You: Adult Yoga & Mindfulness
7pm - 8pm

A session for adults to relieve any overloaded feelings and relax. Led by HERE this OM:POP session is fantastic for taking some time for you.

If you need a moment in your week to move your body and heal yourself, join our 45 minute slow yoga practice via Facebook live. We will practice a short meditation, followed by some gentle yoga stretching and ending with a short relaxation. 

CLICK HERE TO GET INVOLVED WEDNESDAY AT 7PM

Quickly access past sessions here

Thursday

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Musical Toddler Class with Alison (Zoom)
11am

Join Alison on a Thursday at 11am for a baby music zoom class! Alison has been running popular music sessions in our children centres for a long time and we are hugely excited about the new online offer!

Songs with Alison is suitable for children aged from 6 months to about 4. 

Alison sing lots of different favourite songs and is always keen for anyone joining in to ask for their favourites, so it is very much an interactive session.

To join the zoom class – email contact@family-support.org.uk for joining details. 

Friday

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Family OM:POP Yoga and Mindfulness Session
10am to 11am

Our popular yoga OM:POP sessions brought to you by HERE are live streamed every Friday from our Facebook page – join Jen for yoga for you and little one!

Join us for our weekly Family yoga & mindfulness Om:Pop via Facebook live - bring the whole family along! This session to open to all, and begins with an opening circle to settle in, followed by a 40 minute family yoga practice and ending with a 15 minute meditation. Expect to have fun and enjoy moving and breathing with each other on your mat!

CLICK HERE TO GET INVOLVED FRIDAY AT 10AM 

Quickly access past sessions here

24/7

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Home learning resources
Available 24/7

Learning resources for early years, primary school and secondary school children are available to support you.

Any day

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Time to Connect
Any day, any time

Complete the form and request a call for whenever is convenient from our Time to Connect team who are on hand to provide advice and support.