Parish Council Services
The Happy Hub is Cholsey’s Children’s Centre.
The Hub provides a place to play for small children (up to 5 years) and somewhere for carers to chat with one another and receive support from our staff. Activities include art/craft, singing and gardening.
We are open Monday to Wednesday and Friday 9.15-11.30 am in The Pavilion, Thursday 9.45 – 11.15 am at The Great Hall, Cholsey Meadows and Saturday 10 – 11.30am in The Pavilion. We also offer a baby group from 11am – 1pm on a Friday.
We have a suggested donation of £2 per family, but if you cannot afford that please do not let this stop you from coming.
Please note this is not a childcare facility and you are responsible for your child at all times.
Family Support Worker
The Family Support Worker is employed by Cholsey Parish Council to Support Parents/Carers and Young People 0 – 18. The FSW is there to provide free support in many ways including talking, listening, offering practical help, referring and signposting to local services, advocacy – speaking on your behalf and befriending. The FSW is also the administrator for Cholsey Autism and ADHD Support page and private group. The FSW is available every Tuesday from 10-12 at the pavilion or call/email to make an appointment.
Older Persons Support Worker
The Older Person’s Support Worker is employed by the Parish Council and offers a flexible service, helping older people within Cholsey. The OPSW is there to listen and support, offer advice and signpost to the many and varied groups in the local area. They also co-ordinate the befriending service and works closely with COPA (Cholsey’s Older Person’s Activities) and the Day Centre. The OPSW can help with a range of issues from loneliness to benefits, from improving physical well-being to bereavement, and from help with the internet to confidence building.
Mental Health Support Worker
Our Mental Health Support Worker runs a weekly ‘drop-in’ session for people experiencing emotional difficulties. The session takes place on a Wednesday morning from 10am – 1pm in The Pavilion and offers space to talk, an activity and the opportunity to join in preparation of lunch.
The worker is available for one to one sessions for emotional and practical support.