Buckland Family Hub sits in the heart of Buckland, close to the Charles Dickens Community Centre and just off Lake Road. It offers spaces for activities and stay and play groups, or to meet with professionals such as midwives and health visitors.

The Hub has a fantastic team of staff who are there to answer any questions you have and help link you up to the right activities and support.

Buckland Family Hub

How to get there


Postcode: PO1 4PN

The entrance to Buckland Family Hub is through a wooden gate on Turner Road. The Family Hub has a circular blue sign on the second floor of the building, and there is parking available on Turner Road.


Your Family Hub Champion

Family Hub Champions are employed by Home-Start Portsmouth and work across the Portsmouth Family Hub and Start for Life programme.

Your Buckland Family Hub Champion is Jen.

Jen stands next to a banner which says 'Welcome to your Buckland Family Hub'

Portsmouth born Jen has worked at Home-Start Portsmouth since 2022 and spent 10 years working as an NHS midwife. She’s Home-Start Portsmouth’s Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Champion and is a member of the Portsmouth Good Gym, which supports local charities and not-for-profit organisations with practical tasks. She lives in Fratton with her partner and six-year-old daughter.

What's on

Buckland Family Hub timetable

There are a range of activities taking place at Buckland Family Hub including:

  • Stay and Play groups for children aged 0-5 years, young mums up to aged 25, and Dads
  • Mobile toy library
  • Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby antenatal (before birth) courses
  • Infant feeding drop in sessions and advice
  • Get, Set, Go! sessions to help your children be prepared for going to school
  • Wellbeing groups and drop-in sessions with NHS Talking Therapies, See Saw Group and Dadzchat

See the Buckland Family Hub timetable.

Families can attend activities and services at any Family Hub in the city. See all our Family Hub timetables.

See what activities and sessions are available:

You can also visit our other Hubs to find out what’s on.

Sessions at Buckland Family Hub are delivered by a range of partners including Portsmouth City Council, Solent NHS Trust, Home-Start Portsmouth, The Parenting Network, The Breastfeeding Network, Connor’s Toy Library and Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust.