Walsall FIS offers up-to-date information,
advice and help on services for families in Walsall.

Sure Start Children’s Centres in Walsall

0-19 Locality Teams 



'In line with the continually updated Government advice (Coronavirus COVID-19),  concerning protecting the most vulnerable and limiting gatherings of people, we have taken the decision to postpone all universal sessions and groups that we offer from Early Help for 16 weeks from Wednesday 18th March 2020. We will keep you updated if anything changes. We are grateful for your support at this challenging time. If you have any urgent queries about this, please  contact your local Early Help Hub on: 0300 555 2866 opt 1'



What is a Children's Centre?

Children's centres provide services for every child aged 0-19, and their families, in Walsall. Our services provide advice guidance and 1-1 support for families and young people regarding a range of issues. 


What's on offer?

Activities and groups

Children centres in Walsall offer lots of different things to do including parent and toddler groups, bumps and babies groups for parents to be, Bookstart activities and information about other services for families. 


Health advice

All centres have close links with local health services and may offer pre and post natal advice, including access to midwives, breastfeeding advice, etc, as well as help if you are looking to get fit or give up smoking.


Practical parenting advice

Being a parent can be challenging and centres are there to offer help and support including parenting programmes and a listening ear!


Where are Walsall’s Children’s Centres?

There are 3 bases in Walsall, but the activities and services they offer take place at lots of different venues across the whole of Walsall. The bases are:

  • Blakenall
  • Darlaston
  • Palfrey


Where can you find out more information?

Contact Walsall Families Information Service:

  • Call us: 01922 653383


You can also download each areas Activity Timetable below:

Or you can visit Palfrey Children's Centre's website: www.surestartpalfrey.co.uk  


Aged 8-18 years? Take a look at the Positive Activities website here for information on what is available in your local area 


Alternatively, you can telephone the bases directly:

  • Blakenall – 01922 476698
  • Darlaston – 0121 526 5537
  • Palfrey - 01922 642382