Help and advice are available for issues related to children and young people. You can also find links to childcare and activities for children. There are also resources for you as a parent or a carer.

Activities and clubs

Help with learning and homeworkFind out about activities and clubs in Glasgow East. There are lots of things to do for children in the area.

Gladiator Programme Limited

Gladiators operate free or reduced charges for a range of activities including 7 a side football lets, coaching sessions, Mini Kickers, fitness gym, Olympic weightlifting, power development for sports and dance classes. We also operate a community transport service.

Glasgow Life – Young Glasgow

Glasgow Life has a variety of activities for children and young people, including events in libraries, museums, and sports centres. Use the filters in the events calendar to find out what’s on.

Innerzone Youth Facility

Innerzone provides a service and support mechanism for young people and parents through access to education & employment advice, training provision, health and confidence building and of course a fun drop-in youth club including:

  • Education & Training: computer learning centre, homework club
  • Social well-being; access to counselling; cookery classes; family support sessions
  • Young Alcohol Information Service
  • Healthy eating and cookery classes
  • Parenting classes: support and advice on communication techniques, discipline, cookery, first aid etc.

The Pavillion

The Pavillion is a youth project based in the Blairtummock area of Greater Easterhouse. Its main aim is to provide a safe alcohol and drug free environment for young people and children aged 8-17 years, where they can socialise and take part in activities. The Pavillion is a drop in centre that also offers more structured activities. We aim to provide a wide range of sports and arts-projects, music tuition, multi-media projects and educational work. We are open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays for 11 - 17 and Mondays and Fridays for 8 - 11.

Cranhill Beacon

The Beacon is a purpose built play centre designed to provide an exciting, challenging and stimulating experience for young people up to the age of 15.

FARE (Family Action in Rogerfield and Easterhouse)

Youth clubs, holidays and other activities for children.

Homework Clubs

Need somewhere to do your homework? Then why not come along to any of the homework clubs in the area. There is usually someone there to help you with your homework.

Where? Day & Time Age group Contact phone

Pavillion

Homework club for students of all ages and with support for additional needs.

Mon

4-6pm

P4-P7 0141 781 4525

Calvay Centre

16 Calvay Rd, Barlanark

Thurs 4.30-5.30pm No spec 0141 771 7722

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activities for parents and toddlers

What? Where? Day & Time Contact phone
Parent and Toddler Group

Barrowfield Community Centre

67 Yate Street

Camlachie

Glasgow

G31 4AQ

Mon

10.30am-12.30pm

0141 550 0036

 

Organisations that can help with childcare and parenting issues

Childcare Greater Easterhouse

Information and advice on nurseries, out of school care, childminding and training. Premises are wheelchair friendly.

Tel: 0141 781 9222

Fax: 0141 781 9213

Westwood Business Centre

69 Aberdalgie Road

Easterhouse

Glasgow

G34 9HJ

 

Greater Easterhouse Family Forum (GEFF)

Contact: Anne-Louise Cheyne, Project Manager

Tel: 0141 781 1666

Email: geff@gera.org.uk

69 Aberdalgie Road

Easterhouse

Glasgow

G34 9HJ

 

The Happy Club (Healthy Active Promotion of Positive Youngsters)

Logo of The Happy Club

The club is open to any child affected by disability. We offer various sports, arts & crafts activities supported by qualified coaches.

We are also a support network for parents, with access to information and training.

Meetings every Tuesday and Thursday 7pm-9pm.

The Connie

39 Conisborough Road

Glasgow

G34 9QN

Contact us

Tel: 0141 774 8799

Mobile: 07536024797

Email: enquiries@the-happy-club.co.uk

 

Advice, helplines, and links

10 Top Tips for Parents (help sheet)

Mobiles and the Internet - Advice from O2 on how to deal with issues related to technology such as mobile phones and the internet, aimed at parents and carers.

 

Childline

Tel: 0800 1111

Website

 

Glasgow City Council Schools and Learning

Familylives - Parenting and family support

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Created 8/9/2016
Modified 9/18/2017 by Louise Tye