Newcastle Action for Parent and Toddler Groups Initiative (NAPI) has been working since 1995 to raise the profile of parent and toddler groups and increase the amount of support available to them.
NAPI works with adults and children under 5 to provide access to appropriate quality services which:
NAPI offers advice,information,support and a listening ear from a qualified and experienced staff team to ensure happy,safe,well resourced and welcoming environments.
In order to do this NAPI provides:
To see a full list Parent and Toddler Groups in the city you can:
Visit the toy library section of this site for a full explanation of all NAPI's toy library services.A new toy library service for parents will be launched on 14th September 2016. Little Borrowers's Playtime will run every Wednesday afternoon (1.00-2.30pm) in term time. Parents will be able to borrow up to 4 toys for 4 weeks.The session will cost £1.50(plus 50p for each extra child)
What is an Inclusion Worker?
NAPI provides a team of workers who work with individual children with additional needs/disabilities to help them attend mainstream Pre-school provision.Worker time is also allocated following an application process by the Pre-school.
For more information telephone NAPI Tel 0191 2656158
What is a Play Practitioner?
Play Practitioners work in a targeted area. Currently staff work as part of the central team of Newcastle Community Family Hub.They offer play sessions, baby socials,home birth visits and one to one play sessions.To check your eligibility visit www.surestartnewcastle.co.uk
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