"It takes a village to raise a child"

The Children’s Village is Wolverhampton’s first Children’s Centre—a new purpose built venue on Graiseley Lane, Wednesfield. The centre is a one-stop shop for parents-to-be and local families with children under 5 years, offering a whole range of services:

Childcare Early Learning Health Family Support

Training and employment Satellite Centres

Childcare

  • The Nursery offers high quality, affordable childcare for babies and children aged six weeks to five years.
  • The nursery is open all year round, Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm and is equipped with excellent resources and an outdoor play area.
  • We employ a qualified teacher to ensure your child has the best opportunities for play and learning, following the Birth to Three and Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum.
Up Arrow back to top of the page

Early Learning

  • All parents and carers are welcome to our Stay & Play sessions, which run at a number of different venues and are a great way to meet other local families. We also run a Stay & Play especially for Dads on Saturday mornings.
  • New Stay and Play group!
    For babies and children under five years old. Every Saturday from
    10:00am - 11:30am. Term Time Only!
  • We also hosts lots of activities and special events throughout the year, so check out the latest What’s On Guide for more details—link at top of page.
Up Arrow back to top of the page

Health

  • Pregnancy and parenthood can be daunting, but find out all you need to know at our Parent-to-be group, which we run together with local community midwives.
  • New Drop in Breastfeeding Group at The Children’s Village!
    A new group for antenatal and new parents that provides information and
    support. Every Saturday from 10:00am - 11:30am. Term time only!
  • Give your child the best healthy start in life with nutritional advice on breastfeeding, weaning and fussy eating. If you need any support or advice with breastfeeding, then come along to our Breastfeeding Support Group or Drop-in and chat to other mums about their experiences.
  • Stopping smoking is the most effective way to improve your health, so if you want to quit, our team is here to help with advice, support and nicotine-replacement therapy.
  • Did you know Baby Massage helps babies relax, promotes restful sleep, relieves colic and improves immunity? It may also aid your baby’s growth and development and encourage bonding, so why not give it a try?
Up Arrow back to top of the page

Family Support

  • Family life can be challenging at times but our family support service is here to help support you!
  • The team visit all new babies born in our area and can advise you on parenting skills, child development and home safety, or accompany you to appointments, act as your advocate or signpost you to other services.
  • Our Child and Family Support team run many groups that may benefit your family, however young your child. Why not try Baby Club for babies under 18 months?
  • All parents are welcome to join The Parenting Puzzle—the Family Links nurturing programme which encourages positive parenting.
Up Arrow back to top of the page

Training and Employment

  • Fancy learning a new skill, returning to work or starting a new career?
  • The Children’s Village runs a range of courses from first aid to numeracy and I.T.
  • Many of the courses are held in our on-site Training Suite together with free crèche facilities.
  • If you are looking for work, then you can use our Jobcentre Plus Link to search through hundreds of local jobs and request application forms. You can also book an appointment to see our employability advisor.
Up Arrow back to top of the page

 

Satellite Centres

To improve accessibility across our area, some of our services are also available at:

Up Arrow back to top of the page

The Children's Village Logo

The Children’s Village
Graiseley Lane
Wednesfield
Wolverhampton
WV11 1PE

Telephone: 01902 553945
Fax: 01902 551622