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Family Support Services

Fairbanks Family Support Services (Exeter)

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Deputy Manager: Ruth Wilson

90 Polsloe Road
Exeter
EX1 2HW

Tel: 01392 423441

Aim:

To provide a range of support services for local children and their families.

Availability:

Fairbanks is open from Monday to Friday, 47 weeks of the year, providing a range of services for children aged 0 - 11 years old and their parents / carers.

What We Offer:

A safe and stimulating environment for pre-school children, to encourage emotional, physical and social development.

  • Family Support Groups for children aged 0 - 4 years old and their parents / carers. These provide support to adults with regard to childcare, behavioural issues and social issues through group discussion and contact with other parents and staff.
  • Weekly After School Club for 7 - 11 year old children.
  • Weekly Nursery session to provide respite care to children under 4 years old.
  • Individual support, assessments and direct work with families
  • Second-hand clothing shop.
  • Access to a range of local and general information.

Fairbanks Weekly Programme:

  • Monday: Individual work with children and families.
    Family Support Group session 1pm - 3pm.
  • Tuesday: Individual work with children and families.
    Individual work with children and families.
    Nursery session 9am - midday.
  • Wednesday: Individual work with children and families.
    Family Support Group 10am - midday.
    After-School Club 4.30pm - 6pm.
  • Thursday: Individual work with children and families.
    Public open day for toy library and clothing shop 10am - 4pm.
  • Friday: Individual work with children and families.

Process of Referral: For an informal discussion, please ring and speak to Carole Morgan or Ruth Wilson. All referrals will go through the resource panel at George Street Children and Families Team