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The Lighthouse Children and Family Centre

The Lighthouse Children and Family Centre is part of the Gloucester City Targeted Family Support (TFS) Service

Across the city we have six children and family centres -

- Bartongate in the city centre

- Finlay in Tredworth

- Kaleidoscope in Kingsholm

- The Lighthouse in Linden

- The Link in Matson

- The Oaks in Tuffley

We work by means of a whole family approach with specialist skills and knowledge in working with children pre-birth to 11yrs and their families.  Much of our work is done on an one to one basis with families in their homes as an outreach service.

This support is available flexibly at times that suit the needs of families and is available all year round

We also run parenting programmes, adult education courses and targeted support groups from all our centres.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Alison Nicholas
Contact Position
Strategic Service Lead - CSM
01452 872290

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Where to go

The Lighthouse Children and Family Centre
Linden Road

The Lighthouse Children and Family Centre is based on the same site as Linden Primary School

We are open all year round including school holidays

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5pm

Other Details


Additional Charges
All our services are free of charge


Referral required
Referral Details

All our referrals come in via the Early Help Front Door.

This central referral process ensures that children, young people and their families are provided with the appropriate support for their individual needs.

We are not able to take on referrals that come through directly to our centres, however, all our staff are happy to assist families in making a self referral

To make a referral:-

Call - 01452 426565

Email -

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Local Offer

Links to further SEND information
Early Outcomes Project
SEN Provision Type

SEND Local Offer Form  

Who is your service for?
Local Offer Age Bands
4-11 (Primary School)
0-4 (Birth to Pre-School)
Is the building fully wheelchair accessible?
Is there disabled changing and toilet facilities?
Describe any training or experience you/your staff, have had or are having in issues around SEND?

Five to Thrive

Individual staff have specialist training

Have any members of you/your team had experience of working with children and young people with the following disabilities/additional needs?
a) young people with autistic spectrum disorders
b) young people who use alternative communication methods
c) young people with learning difficulties/disabilities whose behaviour challenges us
d) young people with complex physical/medical requirements

Practitioner Information

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