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Family activities and support in Guildford

The information below can help families in Guildford to get the most out of what is happening locally and know where to go for support if needed.

Things to do

  • Leisure activities - can be found on Guildford Borough Council's website and include art, drama, sport and playschemes.
  • Libraries in Surrey - local libraries run activities and events for children and families throughout the year.
  • Youth clubs and projects - these run in centres across Guildford, and are usually free or low cost and for young people age 11 to 19 (up to 25 with SEND).
  • Events - our events section has details of one off fun and helpful activities taking place across Surrey.

Support for families

  • Parenting courses - can help parents develop a better relationship with their child through learning about discipline, positive communication and developing healthier lifestyles.
  • Mental health and wellbeing - there are a number of services young people can use to receive confidential expert advice to help support their mental health and emotional wellbeing.
  • Helplines - are a good way to receive advice or emotional support about family life and parenting.

Further information and support

There are many more ways to find local and national support and leisure activities to keep children entertained throughout the year. These can be found on our Family Information Directory.