Broxburn Family Centre

Broxburn Family Centre

Located in the Kirkhill area of Broxburn, the Family Centre provides friendly and supportive services for families with young children.


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The Family Centre is a place in the community where you can make friends, share your struggles, learn new things and find amazing play opportunities for your children.

“It has given me and my son a place to go to socialise and have fun. I enjoy the adult company, conversation and learning new skills.”

 

Our Family Learning programme is for parents and carers with children under 5.

Things we do include:Express-yourself

  • Parent and child play  – Playbabies, Playdays, Family Fridays at The Range, Early Years Play zone at the Range during the summer holidays
  • Play sessions just for children – Story Play, Outdoor Adventure Play, Mini Manky Monday
  • Learning for parents, informal groups meeting in the Family Centre and supported by childcare in our Playroom – New You, Cooking, Numeracy, Craft, Wake up your brain, Move it!, First Aid.

How to get involved

Some of our activities are drop in, some you need to register for. To find out more you can pop into the Family Centre for a chat, email tansy@fcdwl.org, call us on 01506 857158, text 07549 994563, or send us a message through our Facebook page »

Our next Open Day is on Thursday 23rd August, 10 – 12.30

You can find out how to get to the Family Centre with this map »reindeer-food

What’s on now

The Family Learning Programme runs during school term-time Monday –Friday.

Autumn 2018 dates: 29th August – 14th December. No sessions on West Lothian school holidays.

Family Learning Programme Autumn 2018

  • Playbabies – play for parents and their babies with extra childcare for older children, Mondays 1.00 -2.15pm
  • Cook & Craft Club – tasty healthy family food, crafty ideas and activities. Wednesdays 9.15 – 11.30am
  • Zippy Kids – active play session for lively kids, Wednesdays 12.30 – 2.30pm
  • That’s IT– certificated course run by West Lothian College, Wednesdays 12.30 – 2.30pm
  • Chill & Create – relaxing arty things to make and do, Thursdays 12.30 – 2.30pm
  • Family Fridays – drop in play session for all the family at The Range Playground, Friday 1.00 – 3.00pm

“I was so isolated when I first had my baby, I didn’t know anyone else in the area.  The Family Centre was a bit of a lifeline for me – I met some other parents and made new friends and so did my son.”