Activities, advice and support for parents

Start for life brochure

Find out more about our Start for Life Offer


Start for life summary (PDF, 6.24MB)

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Family Hubs

Find your local Family Hub in Barrow at Barrow Library. Get in touch to find out more.

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Free courses and resources

Find free online learning workshops and courses for you to access in your own time. Sign up, log in and find some useful advice and guidance to support you and your family. 

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What's on

Our activities programme is under development and we will be updating this area of the website very soon. Please come back and take a look around for what's on near you. 

Whats on

Parent and Carers have your say

We're on the lookout for parents and carers to help us shape the services our Family Hubs deliver to families throughout Cumberland and Westmorland and Furness. Head to the link below to find out more about how you can get involved.

Join your parent and carers panel


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Exploring the great outdoors

Autumn is a wonderful time of year to explore the great outdoors. Get your free National Trust Family pass.

4 October 2023

What's On

For anyone aged 11 - 16. At Barrow Library after school anytime from 3:30pm

Homework and Wellbeing Club

Thursday, 29th February 2024, 3.00pm

At Barrow Library on Thursdays after school any time from 3:30pm

For anyone aged 11-16.

Is it all about homework? No, you can bring your school work, but also just chill, have snacks and meet others!

Family Hub

'Trying New Foods' Drop-In

Wednesday, 27th March 2024, 3.29pm

The last Wednesday of every month. Barrow Library at 2:00pm to 4:30pm.

Family Hub

Family Hub Young Parents Chill and Chat

Thursday, 18th April 2024, 11.30am

Starting Thursday 18th April at Barrow Library.

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