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Riverside Children's Centre, Canterbury

Riverside Children's Centre is now open. If you require further information, please call 03000 413 999.


Useful Contact Details:
Health Visitors
0300 7900156


01227 864152


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.


The catchment area of the centre covers Hales Place, Northgate, St Stephens and Spring.  It also covers rural areas of Barham, Littlebourne, Tyler Hill, Blean, Adisham and Bridge.

We offer a range of groups and services from language and communication development to fun and play groups, as well as offering instructional courses and programmes for new parents and carers.

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

03000 413999
Local Directory - Riverside Children's Centre

Where to go

Riverside Children's Centre
Kingsmead Road

Public transport options

Nearest bus stop is Kingsmead main road.

Parking availability

Free parking available, please collect a visitors parking permit from reception.  

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Monday - Friday
Time of day
Session Information
Monday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Wednesday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Friday: 8.30am - 4.00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
We are open during term time and have some limited services available during school holidays.

Other Details


The centre has disabled access and disabled toilets. Both meeting rooms have hearing loops and the centre also has a multisensory room. 

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.

Related Links
Canterbury Children's Centres Facebook Page


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