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
Find 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 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.
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.
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.
||Day & Time
Homework club for students of all ages and with support for additional needs.
||0141 781 4525
16 Calvay Rd, Barlanark
||0141 771 7722
Activities for parents and toddlers
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|Parent and Toddler Group
Barrowfield Community Centre
67 Yate Street
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
Greater Easterhouse Family Forum (GEFF)
Contact: Anne-Louise Cheyne, Project Manager
Tel: 0141 781 1666
69 Aberdalgie Road
The Happy Club (Healthy Active Promotion of Positive Youngsters)
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.
39 Conisborough Road
Tel: 0141 774 8799
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.
Tel: 0800 1111
Glasgow City Council Schools and Learning
Familylives - Parenting and family support