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Service Name: BLACKBURN FAMILY CENTRE (operated by independent voluntary group)
Address: 1A Whitehill Road, Blackburn, EH47 7HH
Telephone: 01506 633438
Fax: n/a
Email: blackburnfamilycentre@gmail.com
Website: n/a
Who is the service for?: Children and families within the local area
Further information:

Blackburn Family Centre aims to provide opportunities for children to socialise in a safe, educational environment. It provides mutual support and self-help amongst parents, enabling both parent and child the chance of further education. Our goals are to enable parents to address issues relating to improvements in family health and the local community. We ensure that families on low, fixed incomes have access to our resources.

 

Service Name: FAMILY & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WEST LOTHIAN
Address: 1-3 Henderson Place, Broxburn, EH52 6EY
Telephone: 01506 857158
Fax: n/a
Email: enquiry@broxburnfamilycentre.org
Website: www.broxburnfamilycentre.org
Who is the service for?: Parents and children in West Lothian
Further information:

This is an independent, voluntary organisation run by a management board comprising local people. The organisation provides a service which aims to meet the needs of the local community using a community development approach. It is based on the philosophy that education is the key to individual and community development. It has been in existence since 1989 and has evolved over the years to provide the current services.

Services include:

  • Adult education classes run in mornings and afternoons

  • Computer suite with internet access available for classes and individual use and supported by laptop lending

  • Information and advice on adult guidance

  • Playwork training available to staff working in Out Of School Care Clubs throughout West Lothian. Training is SVQ Playwork Level 3

  • Range Adventure Playground provides clubs and activities all year round for children and young people aged 5-15 years.

  • Early years training is available to staff working with pre-school children

  • A creche for pre-school children supports the adult programme and a coffee bar is available

  • An out of school care service for parents in work or education is available after school in term time and during school holidays

 

Service Name: LIVINGSTON FAMILY CENTRE (operated by West Lothian Council)
Address: 5 Jackson Place, Eliburn, Livingston, EH54 6RH
Telephone: 01506 775775
Fax: 01506 775779
Email: lfc@westlothian.gov.uk
Website: www.westlothian.gov.uk/social_health/861/866
Who is the service for?: n/a
Further information:

This West Lothian Council operated family centre offers group day care for children and outreach support to families who are experiencing challenges in parenting early years children.

 

Service Name: WHITDALE FAMILY CENTRE (operated by West Lothian Council)
Address: Whitdale Early Years Centre, 55b Whitedalehead Road, Whitburn, EH47 8JU
Telephone: 01501 744380
Fax: 01501 749220
Email: margo.mccreight@westlothian.gov.uk
Website: www.westlothian.gov.uk/social_health/861/866
Who is the service for?: n/a
Further information:

This West Lothian Council operated family centre offers group day care for children and outreach support to families who are experiencing challenges in parenting early years children.