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Family Mentors (Small Steps at Home)

Our Family Mentors deliver a service called Small Steps at Home.

You can sign up for Small Steps at Home and get a Family Mentor if you live in an SSBC ward: 

  • Aspley
  • Bulwell
  • Hyson Green & Arboretum
  • St Anns

If your child is under 1, you can apply online. Complete this short form and a member of your local Family Mentor team will get in touch.

You can call your local Family Mentor team 9am-4.30pm weekdays. The team is out and about in the community so may not always be able to answer calls. Leave a message and someone will call you back.

Aspley

Phone: 07881374680

Email [email protected]

Bulwell

Phone: 0115 9753898

Email: [email protected]

Hyson Green & Arboretum

Phone 07790944878

Email: [email protected] 

St Ann's

Phone: 07790944878

Email [email protected] 

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting scheme.

It is designed to inspire a love of reading together. Each month, children from birth to age five, receive an age-appropriate book in the post, free of charge. The scheme aims to support language development and communication for under 5s.

You can find out more here.

You must sign up before your child's fourth birthday. 

If your child is older than 6 months - You can sign up for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library online. You can also email the SSBC team.

If your child is under 6 months old - Please contact your Health Visitor to sign up.

If you receive Dolly Parton's Imagination Library books and want to change your postal address, please complete this form.

Make sure you also include your old address. This helps us to find your record on our system.

You can get a Family Mentor if your child is under 1 and you live in an SSBC ward:

  • Aspley
  • Bulwell
  • Hyson Green & Arboretum
  • St Anns

Visit the Small Steps at Home page to check your postcode.

If your child is under 1, you can apply for a Family Mentor online. Complete a short form and a member of your local Family Mentor team will get in touch.

SSBC Groups

Our Family Mentors run groups for 0-4s. Visit our activities page to find out about groups in your area.

We also share news about groups on our Facebook page.

We prioritise our groups for families who live in SSBC areas:

  • Aspley
  • Bulwell
  • Hyson Green & Arboretum
  • St Anns

There are lots of other free groups an activities for children in Nottingham. Visit the Ask Lion website to find out more.

Your personal information

If you have a Family Mentor, you can make them aware of your new address. However, when you update your new address with your GP practice, your Family Mentor will also receive your new address.

If you receive Dolly Parton's Imagination Library books and want to change your postal address, please complete this form. Make sure you also include your old address. This makes it easier for us to find your record on our system.

Do I live in an SSBC area?

We provide services to families in Nottingham who live in the areas of Aspley, Bulwell, Hyson Green & Arboretum and St Ann’s. Check if you’re in an SSBC area.

Enter your postcode like this: NG1 3FB

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