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Family Information Service


Riverside Children's Centre, Central Parade, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN34 4HE


01472 326293 and select option 4


01472 323339


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Family Information Service

Opening Times


08.30 - 17.00


08.30 - 17.00


08.30 - 17.00


08.30 - 17.00


08.30 - 16.30





Bank Holidays:


Wheelchair access Wheelchair access

Level access toilet Level access toilet

Fax, minicom and email Fax, minicom and email

Document Downloads





Children's Centre Fact Sheet



Adobe PDF

Changing Lives Report December 2012



Adobe PDF

Coping with Crying leaflet



Adobe PDF

Care Pathway Leaflet



Adobe PDF

Building on the service provided for families with children age 0-5, children’s centres are becoming ‘Family Hubs’ - offering advice and support for families with children up to age 14 (age 19 for some health services).

The hubs will bring together family support services including children’s centres, health visiting, school nursing, integrated family services and some of our youth provision. They will work much more closely with other services, partners and the community.

To register with your local Family Hub contact the hub itself aor call the Family Information Service on 01472 326294 select option 4.

If you are already registered click on your local hub below to find out more about news and activities.

Children's Centres across North East Lincolnshire are participating in a pilot programme on behalf of the NSPCC called Coping with Crying. The pilot is running from May 2014 to November 2015 and involves parents who are expecting a baby being asked to watch a short 10 minute DVD clip. The clip is about safety issues around coping with a young baby crying and is shown in the last few months before baby's birth.

The programme aims to reduce the risk of Non Accidental Head Injury by highlighting how fragile babies are and giving useful hints and tips on how to deal with the pressures of a crying baby. Parents are asked to watch the DVD whilst attending antenatal appointments in the Children's Centre then take part in the evaluation of the programme which is being undertaken by the NSPCC. However, as some partners are unable to attend these appointments we want to provide them with an opportunity to see the clip - you can view the clip here. We are interested in your feedback and if you are going to have a baby and would like to be part of the evaluation please contact your local Children's Centre.

You can also download the Coping with Crying leaflet for further hints and tips on caring for baby.

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