Family Drop Ins, Information Sessions and Advice Line

Our speech and language therapists run a number of different drop in and information sessions for parents and their children. See details and leaflets below. 

Early years drop ins (0 - 4 years)

Please call your local area Early Years Telephone drop-in session. You do not need to book. These are held on different days in each area of Bristol and South Gloucestershire – EY telephone drop-in information




Telephone Number

South Gloucestershire


9:30am – 12:30pm

0300 125 5139

East and Central Bristol



9:30am – 12 noon

0300 124 6876

South Bristol


9:30am-12 noon

0300 124 6876

North Bristol


9:30am-12 noon

0300 124 6876

North Somerset 

Wednesday 9:30am-12:30pm 0300 124 6877

You can also contact us for advice and support via email  using for advice and support. You may also find our YouTube channel or the BBC's Tiny Happy People website and Hanen Centre's Tips for Parents helpful.

Confident Communicators

Short parent information sessions (video), introducing how communication and language skills develop and ways to help your child learn language and taking turns in a conversation:

Part 1: The Communication Pyramid

Part 2: Language Development, step-by-step

Part 3: Getting Ready for Language

Part 4: Let's Get Talking

School Age Drop In

Free advice for parents and professionals at your child's school.

If you would like to speak to a Speech and Language Therapist, please call our dedicated School Age Telephone Advice Line which runs on a Wednesday morning from 9am – 12pm on 0300 125 5140.  You can also email us on 

Family Drop Ins, Information Sessions and Advice Line