Sure Start Children’s Centres provide access to a range of early childhood services, as well as advice and support for parents and carers - from pregnancy to primary school.

Find your nearest Sure Start Children’s Centre.

Help applying

You can contact your local council:

  • to find out about what is offered at your local Sure Start Centre
  • to get help with applying for a place at a Sure Start Centre

Maternity Grant

Check if you’re eligible for a Sure Start Maternity Grant.

For help with applying for a Sure Start Maternity Grant contact:

Sure Start Maternity Grant
Telephone: 0345 603 6967
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You can also contact Jobcentre Plus.

Other help

You can contact the Department for Education if the information about a Sure Start Children’s Centre is wrong.

Sure Start
Telephone: 0370 000 2288
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Sure Start
Department for Education
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London
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