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Important Information about Creche Re-opening

This entry was posted on Monday, September 7th, 2020.

Information for Parents/Carers Dear Parents and Carers We look forward to welcoming your children back to crèche from Monday 14th September. We know how difficult the last few months have been for everyone, and we look forward to a slightly more “normal” existence over the next few months. We will be following the government and […]

COVID-19: Community Continuity Plan

This entry was posted on Friday, March 20th, 2020.

The aim of our plan is to maintain some community for our families who have been attending our support groups. We want you to know that we are still here to support you- now more than ever. We want to stay in contact with the Leith community and our partners who have helped deliver our […]

COVID-19: Mental Health Services & Helplines

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 19th, 2020.

Mental Health Services We know you may be feeling anxious or isolated in this time of uncertainty. We are still here to support you as much as we can so please stay in touch. We have launched an online ‘Keeping Connected’ Programme for our groups, which you can find via Facebook or Twitter. Some of […]

Dr Bell’s important update on COVID-19

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020.

Dear families Following the latest guidance from the NHS and Scottish Government on COVID-19, we at Dr Bell’s Family Centre have taken the difficult decision to temporarily suspend all services and close our centre from the end of today. The welfare of our families is always our top priority and we have taken this step […]

Our New Centre Manager, Danielle Campbell.

This entry was posted on Monday, March 16th, 2020.

We are delighted to announce that Danielle Campbell has joined our team as centre manager at Dr Bell’s. Danielle has been involved in youth and children’s work for 20 years, completing her degree in Youth Work. Her main focus for the past 13 years has been working with children and young people with disabilities, delivering […]


This entry was posted on Monday, March 16th, 2020.

Coronavirus Update: We’d like to reassure everyone that we are following government advice regarding implementation of hygiene regulations: anti-viral cleaning of surfaces, food prep areas, phones, door handles and general touch areas. Our cleaner is spending extra time disinfecting our bathrooms, creche and kitchen. There is anti-bacterial hand wash in our bathrooms and we are […]

Under 2 Crèche Registration Closed

This entry was posted on Monday, January 13th, 2020.

Our creche registration is temporarily closed for under two year olds, as we have reached maximum capacity on the waiting list. We have had so many families registering for our crèche within the last few months.  It’s great to know that the service we provide is so popular but we are temporarily closing registrations for children under two […]

Martin Wishart Dinner at Dr Bell’s

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018.

A Huge Thanks to Martin Wishart And His Team Earlier this year, our then Chair of the Board at Dr Bell’s, Sarah Gunn organised a Fundraising Ceilidh.  Martin Wishart kindly donated a generous raffle prize of a Michelin Star evening’s dinner, for 10 lucky guests and they were served their winning Michelin Star meal last […]

Book Bug

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018.

Book Bug Sessions We run weekly Book Bug Sessions at Dr Bell’s What Are Book Bug Sessions They’re fun-filled times of stories, songs and rhymes Who Are Book Bug Sessions For? Children up to 4 years old along with their parents/carers When Are The Book Bug Sessions? Check out our What’s On Page for dates […]

Food Bank Referrals at Dr Bell’s Family Centre

This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017.

Are you struggling to provide food for yourself or your family? Whether you are a single person or a family, we can refer you to receive help from a Trussell Trust food bank. How Do I Get A Food Voucher? We will gather some basic information on a form.  This will help to identify the cause […]