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~ CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE ~ Tina Rintoul Children's Centre

Canterbury District Children’s Centres will be closed with immediate effect other than for pre-arranged appointments with Midwifery or Health Visiting Teams. We apologise for the inconvenience caused. If you need any support please contact 03000 417564.

Health Visitors - 0300 7900156
or visit


Midwives - 01227 864152
or visit


If you are worried about the safety of a child you can contact Integrated Front Door on 03000 41 11 11. Out of Hours 03000 41 91 91. In an emergency please dial 999.


Come and visit us at Tina Rintoul Children's Centre. There are lots of fun activities for you and your children to play, learn and have fun together.

Our children's centre is part of a nationwide programme of services for 0-5 year olds and their families. Our aim is to offer information, advice and support to parents, as well as integrated childcare and early learning, health services, family support and parental outreach.

For a list of all available services we currently have on, please see the timetable or related services on the right hand side of this page.

Who to contact

01227 713874
Tina Rintoul Children's Centres Facebook Page

Where to go

Tina Rintoul Children's Centre
Shaftesbury Road

Public transport options

Nearest bus stop is Island Road, Hersden. Nearest railway station is Sturry.

Parking availability

4 free parking spaces are available in front of the children's centre. Free parking is also available along the roads near the centre.

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Tuesday - Thursday
Session Information
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9am - 3pm
Wednesday: 9am - 3.30pm
Thursday: 9am - 3pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
We are open during term time and have some limited services available during school holidays.

Other Details

Age Range

Are you interested in volunteering with children, young people and families? To find out more about the volunteering opportunities that are available, please click here.

Free childcare
All 3 and 4 year olds and some 2 year old’s are entitled to a certain amount of free early education and childcare. To see if your child is eligible, please click here.


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