A weekly walk-in session for parents and grandparents with a baby, toddler
or pre-schooler.

Wednesdays 10.30am-12 

£3.50, which includes tea/fresh coffee and cake


This is more than a baby & toddler group, it is an informal group with a warm welcome, pots of tea, cake, conversation and friendships. It is a friendly and supportive place to come to for company, information and reassurance on all things baby, toddler and early parenting. And it’s an ideal session if you have more than one child. The kettle is always on, there is always cake and

With Janine Smith – a specialist in pregnancy, birth and parent support

It’s all about… 

a safe, comfortable space for parents with new and young babies

plenty of room and toys for crawling babies

a hall and toys for toddlers to play, explore and run off some energy

books for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers

a blackboard wall

drawing and crafts for children and the adults

a relaxing and cosy sensory den for babies and parents

information and support for all things baby, toddler and early parenting from an
experienced practitioner

Regular Visitors…

The North East Sling Library: 3rd Wednesday of the month

Usborne Book

Popolo Ceramico: for birthdays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day & Christmas Gifts


janine rudin


The Family Café runs in the
East End Community Centre, George Street, North Shields NE30 1EL

It is used by parents from Newcastle and across Tyneside.

If you have any queries, just send me a message.

Janine x