our work

MARIAN MISSION EDUCATIONAL AND FAMILY SUPPORT CENTRE

The specialism of the Marian Mission Educational and Family Support Centre is on education, childcare, behaviour, learning and family support and we are driven by the desire to provide appropriate and enriching services aimed at giving disadvantaged individuals opportunities to develop life skills, social independence and interpersonal skills.  These will help them to acquire relevant skills and resources that will enable them to blend in society, achieve their full potentials and subsequently gain meaningful employment.   Our focus is to:

  • work with our clients and not for them
  • promote equal opportunities for all our clients
  • offer challenging opportunities to our clients to enable them maximise their potentials
  • offer hope for a new start for our client
  • work in partnership with  relevant agencies i.e.  Schools, Social Services, Inclusive Education team, Refugee Support team, other voluntary organisations etc.

The activities we offer are:

  • Breakfast and After School Club
  • Child Escort Services for Children in-care
  • Parenting Skills
  • Childcare/Pre-School
  • Positive and Skills Development Holiday Projects for 4-16year olds
  • Short Break Services 1:1
  • Short Break Holiday Activities
  • Saturday Supplementary School
  • Supervised Child Contact Services

Opening Times

The Centre is open for 51 weeks, taking into account bank holidays, Holydays of obligation, Easter tridium, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We are open from 7.30am until 6.00pm Monday to Friday:

  • Breakfast Club: ………………………………..7.30am – 8..20am – term time.
  • Pre-school: ……………………………………..8.30am – 11.30am – term time.
  • Pre-school: ……………………………………..12 Noon – 00pm – term time.
  • After –School-Hours Club ……………………..3.30pm – 6:30pm – term time.
  • Positive Holiday Club ……………………………….8am – 5pm

with half daycare sessions available from 7.30am – 12.30pm and 1pm – 6.00pm.

Holiday provisions are available on request and pre-arrangement.