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New Cross, South-East London

Children’s and family support services

Lewisham Family Information Service  

Offers free, confidential advice to parents and carers to help support families (for example, regarding childcare, free early education, children centres and young adult clubs, schools, health support).

020 8314 3940 (Monday to Friday, 10am–4pm) [email protected]


Woodpecker Youth Club

Afternoon club for children and young adults (ages 8-19) that offers variety of activities (boxing, dancing, football, cooking, music etc).

073 9219 1237 or 020 8694 2838 [email protected]

20 Woodpecker Road, New Cross SE14 6EU 

Honor Oak Youth Club

Afternoon activity club for children ages 8-19 that offers activities such as football, girls’ club, arts and crafts, games, dodgeball etc.

020 7635 5014  [email protected]

50 Turnham Road, Honor Oak SE4 2JD

Amersham Children’s Centre 

Offer wide range of services including family and parenting support; advice on early child education and childcare; and advice on children’s eligibility for free education (especially for children 0-11 years old).

020 8691 3641

75 Amersham Road, New Cross SE14 5AE 020 8691 1777 

Telegraph Hill  020 8314 7564  

Clyde Early Childhood Centre 

Offers a play area with a range of age-appropriate activities; access to information; benefits advice; and parenting classes.

020 8692 3653 [email protected]

Alverton Street, Deptford SE8 5NH

Evelyn Children’s Centre

Offers parenting and family support and advice.

020 8691 1064 [email protected]

231 Grove Street, Deptford SE8 3PZ

Hatcham Oak Children’s Centre

Offers parenting and family support and advice.

020 7732 8803

29 Wallbutton Road, Brockley SE4 2NX

Telegraph Hill Play Club 

Free play sessions Monday through Saturday mornings, for ages 0-5.

[email protected]

Telegraph Hill Lower Park, Erlanger Road, New Cross SE14 5TJ

Little Village

Provides free clothes, toys and equipment for children ages 0-5 and pregnant women (at least 26 weeks pregnant). To get help, you must first obtain a referral from a midwife, doctor, health visitor, food bank or local mutual support group

[email protected]