Yorkswood Children's Centre
The Children’s Society runs 3 Children’s Centres in north Solihull (on behalf of Solihull MBC) – Kingshurst, Yorkswood and Castle Bromwich, where we provide services for families with children aged under 5, and children under 8 who have additional needs.
- Our Family Support Team offer one-to-one intensive support to families, and runs specialist groups for young parents, families with children who have additional needs, and Understanding Your Child’s Behaviour courses.
- The Early Years Team offer quality play opportunities, including Play and Stay sessions, music and craft workshops, and crèche facilities.
- We also offer volunteering opportunities to support the Centres outreach, group, play and community work.
- The Centres also offer access to Adult Mental Health Services, Healthy Child Clinics, Learning and Employment Advisors, and Speech and Language Therapists.
Our other contact details:
Kingshurst Children’s Centre – Kingshurst Primary School, School Close, Kingshurst, B37 6BN
Tel: 0121 248 7659
Castle Bromwich Children’s Centre – Hurst Lane, Castle Bromwich, B36 0EY
Tel: 0121 248 7661
Management office – Jensen House, Bosworth Centre, Auckland Drive, Smith’s Wood, B36 0DD
Tel: 0121 788 5200
Programme Manager – Jenny Mahimbo (based at Jensen House)
Admin Manager – Joanna Turner (based at Jensen House)
Interim Centre Leader – Michelle Harrison (based at Yorkswood)
Family Support Coordinator – Cheryl Brazier (based at Yorkswood)
Family Link Worker – Sarah Smyth (based at Yorkswood)
Family Link Worker – Caroline Lear (based at Yorkswood)
Community Engagement Coordinator – Angela Smith (based at Yorkswood)
Early Years and Family Services Coordinator – Debra Silver (based at Kingshurst)
Early Years Practitioner – Lucy Matthews (based at Kingshurst)
Early Years Practitioner – Natasha Watkins (based at Kingshurst)
Early Years Practitioner – Laura Horsley (based at Kingshurst)
Reception and Information Assistant – Toni Kavanagh
Reception and Information Assistant – Jeanette Thornton
Cleaner – Sam Morton