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Flying Start Children’s Centres

Flying Start is Luton’s framework to providing the best outcomes for children and their families from pregnancy to their 5th birthday, as a foundation to a healthy future.

Flying Start works with a range of partner agencies to ensure that all young children in Luton have a Flying Start in life, by intervening early when help and support is needed.

Flying Start will deliver services that will:

  • support improved birth outcomes and encourage healthy diet and lifestyles for babies, young children and their families
  • support healthy bonding between parents and their babies and young children which forms the building blocks of future brain development
  • improve babies’ and young children’s communication and language skills which ultimately supports skills in later life.

Flying Start aims to make sure parents find it easy to access the services and support they need. Our professional staff can provide you with information and support for accessing services, signposting you to the right professionals and to help the journey as a parent feel less daunting. 

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