1. Family hubs
  2. About family hubs
  3. What is a family hub?

What is a family hub?

Family hubs are a one-stop-shop for families to access activities or receive support in their local community.  

Who are family hubs for?

You can get support if you are:

  • pregnant
  • a parent of a child aged 0 to 19
  • a parent of a child aged 0 to 25 with special educational needs or a disability
  • aged 19 or under
  • aged 25 or under with special educational needs or a disability

Start 4 Life

All family hubs support families with 0 to 2-year-olds to give babies a great start for life.

This includes:

Activities and courses

We run groups, courses and activities for families, including:

  • drop-in play groups
  • parenting classes
  • HENRY – health, exercise and nutrition
  • life skills

To find out what’s on at your local family hub, see Activities and courses.

Advice services

Family hubs can help you access other support, such as:

You can also contact our family advice service

Find your local family hub or youth hub

To find out more about opening times and locations, find your nearest family hub or youth hub.