Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities – starts 12 September

September 9, 2019 in News

Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities (SFSC) 12th September 2019 10am -1pm

About the programme

SFSC runs for three hours a week for 13 weeks. Week one is an introductory session where you can find out more. You can join up to week three. This is a popular parenting programme for parents and carers with children aged 3 – 19. The programme is for parents and carers from all backgrounds who would like to work on their parenting skills and build positive relationships with their children. 

Topics include:

Understanding children’s development

• Building positive family relationships

• Valuing family and cultural traditions

• 10 steps to positive discipline

• Handling stress and anger

• Community involvement

Other parents have said the programme has helped them with:

• Better communication

• Enjoying family activities

• Community activities

• Meeting other parents and sharing ideas

• Confidence and self esteem

• Managing their children’s behaviour

• Managing anger

• Solving problems

All groups end with a celebration

with certificates and parents are given a free parenting manual.

The programme is free and a crèche/childcare and refreshments are usually available.

The following groups are also available:

• Fathers only

• Parents with learning difficulties

• In Bengali, Somali and Turkish

For more information about this programme please contact Sandra Simeon on 07702970887 or Katy Mbanefo on 07723913425


Old Oak Summer Fun Day 2019

September 9, 2019 in News


What fun we had at our Old Oak Fun Day 2019 back in July.  From bouncy castle’s to entertainers to a wide array of stalls and an exciting tombola the day was a success with a great turn out.  Here are a few snaps from the day! 

Have Your Say

September 5, 2019 in News


Join our discussion!

Have your say; share your ideas, on what matters to you most.

This is a opportunity for the community to come together and make positive changes



Sandra Simeon | Senior Family

Support Worker | Old Oak       Housing
Tel: 02087402055  |  Email:         [email protected]

Nida Ali-Sheikh | Family Support Worker | Old Oak Housing
Tel: 02087402048 |  Email:           [email protected]

Where: Old Oak Community and Children Centre, 76 Braybrook Street, W12 0AP

Free Mindfulness Craft Classes for new & expecting parents

August 29, 2019 in News

Free Mindfulness Craft Classes for new & expecting parents

Learn how to create cards, gift tags, decorations and more.  Meet other new parents in a relaxed and sociable environment.  Children up to 4 months welcomed!

Starts Friday 4 October 10.00 AM – 12.00 PM at Old Oak Community Centre, 76 Braybrook Street, W12 0AP. 

For more info please email [email protected]

Summer BBQ & Picnic – Wednesday 21 August

July 31, 2019 in News

Old Oak Community & Children’s Centre Summer BBQ & Picnic

By the football pitch at the Centre

Wednesday 21 August 2019 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Join us for the Children’s Centre Kitchen Social end of summer celebration

Bring a dish and a blanket to sit on. Old Oak Centre will be hosting a BBQ.  Family friendly activities by Bubble & Squeak

Taking place at:

Old Oak Community & Children’s Centre

76 Braybrook Street, W12 0AP

For more info please email [email protected]