Pictured: Centre: Janet Strang, Chairperson of CHA. Left :Esther Coulter and right: Josephine Coulter of St Peter’s Children’s Centre Flying Start Toddler Group
Janet Strang, Chairperson of Cunninghame Housing Association recently presented a cheque for £1,000 to Esther Coulter and Josephine Coulter, Chairperson of the group.
St Peter’s Children’s Centre is an established parent and toddler group catering for families with children under 3 years of age. The group has been operating in Ardrossan for over 30 years and have members within the Three Towns, as well as Kilwinning, Irvine, West Kilbride and Fairlie.
The group provides 3 hourly sessions each day where parents can interact with their children in a safe, warm and welcoming environment, providing access to a large hall, extensive outdoor area and a small hall for activities.
The group is a registered charity and relies on support from grant funding to continue to provide such an invaluable service. The funding provided by Cunninghame Housing Association is to assist with the core costs involved in running the facility. Given the cost of living it is proving more difficult and with support such as this, relieves the pressure on the service.
The funding for St Peter’s Children’s Centre Flying Start Toddler Group came from the Associations “Making Our Communities a Better Place Fund” which operates throughout the year (1st April to 31st March) until the allocated funding is exhausted.
“We are delighted to be able to provide financial assistance to the local toddler group which has been a huge support for many families for over 30 years demonstrating it is a much-needed service within the community.”
Janet Strang, CHA Chairperson
Local Groups or individuals interested in finding our more about the Associations “Making Our Communities Better Places” Fund can do so by following the link below or downloading the application form.