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
  • 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 27th 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.

Spring 2020 dates – 20th January to 27th March. No sessions on West Lothian school holidays.

Family Learning Programme Spring 2020

Drop in groups – no need to book just come along:

  • Playbabies – play for parents and their babies with extra childcare for older children, Mondays 1.00 -2.15pm
  • Pop-in & Play – This drop in play session is open to all families with children under 5 and the grown-ups get to play too. Tuesdays 11.30 – 1.45pm

Parents’ groups with childcare – contact Tansy on 01506 857158 for more information:

“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.”