A number of transport strikes are due to take place in November and December. If you or your child has an appointment at one of our hospitals or community centres, please plan ahead and do all you can to attend. If you need to cancel your appointment, please contact your clinical team.

Nurses' strike action will take place on 15 and 20 December. Our emergency and time critical services will be open. We'll let you know if your appointment is affected.

Drop-in sessions for children under five


""Do you have questions about your child’s speech or language development?

Is your child on the waiting list for speech and language therapy?

Would you like some advice?

Are you worried that your child is not talking or doesn’t understand you? 

If you are worried about your child’s communication skills and your child is not known to our service, please come to one of our drop-in sessions.

To attend a virtual session please email gst-tr.contactslt@nhs.net stating your child’s name, date of birth, and GP surgery and ask for a virtual drop-in appointment with a speech and language therapist. You will be given information about how to access our virtual drop-in sessions. These sessions are for parents or carers only.

To attend a session in your local children’s centre (dates below). Please contact the children’s centre to book.

Autumn 2022 drop-in Southwark

Salmon Centre
43 Old Jamaica Road
SE16 4TE

Soft play

Tuesday 27 September
Tuesday 11 October
Thursday 3 November
Thursday 8 December


Ellen Brown Children’s Centre
97-102 Grange Rd

Toddler time

Wednesday 12 October

Ann Bernardt Children’s Centre
29 Chandler Way
SE15 6DT

Stay and play

Wednesday 2 September
Wednesday 7 December

Peckham Rye Playroom
Homestall Rd
SE22 0SB

Stay and play

Tuesday 13 September
Tuesday 27 September


Coin Street Family and Children's Centre
108 Stamford Street

Storytelling, songs and stay and play

Friday 23 September
Friday 21 October
Friday 25 November


1st Place Children's Centre
12 Chumleigh Street
SE5 0RN 

Stay and play

Friday 16 September

Friday 14 October
Friday 11 November
Friday 9 December

Pilgrim's Way

Children's Centre
Tustin Estate
Manor Grove
SE15 1EF

Book start
Wednesday 14 September
Wednesday 7 December


Children’s Centre
Bellwood Road
off Ivydale Road
SE15 3DE 

Stay and play
Thursday 12 September

Thursday 10 October
Thursday 14 November
Thursday 12 December


Dulwich Wood Aardvark Children’s Centre
Lyall Avenue
SE21 8QS

Toddler time
Thursday 12 September
Thursday 10 October
Thursday 14 November
Thursday 12 December

Rye Oak Chidren and Family Centre,
Whorlton Road,
SE15 3PD

Stay and play

Monday 19 September
Monday 10 October
Monday 28 November
Monday 12 December


Canada Water Library,
21 Surrey Quays Road
SE16 7AR


Monday 14 November

Autumn 2022 drop-in Lambeth

Henry Fawcett Children’s Centre
Clayton St
SE11 5BZ

Toddler explorers 1+ year

Monday 26 September
Monday 31 October
Monday 28 November

Agnes Riley Gardens One O’Clock Club
Clarence Avenue corner off Poynders Road

Stay and play

Tuesday 6 September
Tuesday 4 October
Tuesday 1 November
Tuesday 6 December

Loughborough Children’s Centre,
Minet Road,

Baby and me sensory and song

Monday 12 September

Liz Atkinson Children’s Centre,
9 Mostyn Road, SW9 6PH

Stay and play

Thursday 22 September
Thursday 20 October
Thursday 24 November
Thursday 8 December

Hitherfield Children’s Centre
Hitherfield Road
SW16 2LW

Stay and play

Wednesday 14 September
Wednesday 12 October
Wednesday 16 November
Wednesday 7 December

Clapham Manor Children's Centre
16 Belmont Close

Stay and play

Wednesday 14 September
Wednesday 12 October
Wednesday 9 November
Wednesday 7 December

St Stephen’s Children’s Centre
1 Meadow Place
SW8 1XY 

Toddler explorers 1+ year

Thursday 22 September

Thursday 20 October
Thursday 24 November




If you have any questions please contact us.

Tel: 020 3049 8181

Email: gst-tr.contactslt@nhs.net

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