Parent & Toddler Groups



What is a parent and toddler group?
Parent and Toddler Groups vary in style and philosophy. Some have children as their primary focus placing an emphasis on providing adult activities. Many groups aim to strike the balance between Adult and Children’s needs and provide a safe, friendly and supportive environment for babies, young children and their parents and carers.

What is WCCC's role in a parent and toddler group? WCCC can provide advice and support by visiting the group.

  • > WCCC can provide advice and support by visiting the group.
  • > WCCC can help with sourcing funding, information and training

What is the parent's role?
The Parents and carers are the group without them the group cannot exist. In a Parent and Toddler Group each parent or carer is responsible for their own children at all times.

What should i expect from a parent and toddler group?
As there is such a variety of groups under the Parent and Toddler umbrella no two groups run the same, A Parent and Toddler group is a local support group where parents and carers can meet to chat and develop friendships in a safe and friendly environment while their children play and socialise together.


Parent Toddler Groups in County Westmeath


Multyfarnham Parent and Toddler Group
Anne Naughton
Phone: 089 4131177
Multyfarnham Community Centre
Tuesdays 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Lollipop Tots Parent and Toddler Group
Yve Heard
Phone: 087 387 7387
Workmens Club Killucan / Rathwire
Tuesday 10.00 am – 11.30 am

Collinstown Parent and Toddler Group

Mary Duffy 
Phone: 086 0867132
MondaY - 10.30 to 12.30 at Collinstown Hall.


Ballinahown Parent and Toddler Group

●Elaine Maloney 0863044106

●Nicola Killian 0861200610

Ballinahown Parish Hall every Friday 10.30 am – 12.30 pm 


Harbour Tots Parent and Toddler Group
Martina Smith
Phone: 044 9373060
Cara Phort FRC - Last Tuesday of each month
Tuesday 10.00 am – 11.30 am


Midlands Twin & Mulitple Group
Sharon Mangan
Phone: 087 9317262
Venue: Mullingar
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Cuidiu Breastfeeding Support Group
Ruth Cooke / Regina / Sonya
Phone: 0871210247 / 087 7797058 / 0857192770
Great Hall Columb Barricks Mullingar
2nd & 4th Wednesday of Every Month 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Cuidiu Athlone
Cuidiú Athlone offer a weekly Parent and toddler group 10-12 midweek and are facilitated by trained Parent to Parent supporters and Trained Breastfeeding Counsellors.
For information on venue and days please follow our Facebook page below as details can alternate. 
We have a monthly breastfeeding group in athlone library on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 10.30-12.30
Marguerite Hannon - Phone: 087 1640847
Fiona Corry  - Phone: 0877687349
Delvin Parent and Toddler Group 
Phone: 087 322 2663
St. Patricks Hall
Wednesday 10.30 am – 12.00 pm


Wibble Wobble Parent and Toddler Group
Evonne Dunne
Phone: 087 0932241
The Library, Kilbeggan
Every 2nd Tuesday 10.00 am – 12.00 pm


Rochfortbridge Parent and Toddler Group
Sonia Daly
Phone: 087 9158451
Pitch & Putt Club, Derrygreenagh Park, Rochfortbridge
Thursday 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
Tang Parent and Toddler Group 
Evelyn Farrell
Phone: 086 8491064
Tang Community Centre
Tuesday 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Kinnegad Mother, Baby & Toddler Group
Old School Building, Kinnegad
Wednesday 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
Community Mothers Baby Café (0–12months)
Catriona Corcoran
Phone: 044 9348571
Riverside Community Centre
Monday 11.30 am – 1.00pm
La Leche League Breastfeeding Support Group 
Georgina Hickey,
Phone: 044 93 41227
3rd Monday night of each month – 8pm
Anne Brook House Hotel,Mullingar.

Stepping Stones Parent and Toddler Group
Linda Keenan
Phone: 087 2244584
St. Marys Community Centre, Rathowen
Tuesday 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Tubberclair/Glasson Parent and Toddler Group
Annette Donoghue
Phone: 086 7360546
Tubberclair GAA Club House
Friday 10.00 am – 12.00 pm 
Willow Park Parent and Toddler Group
Christine Joyce
Phone: 087 0995145
Community House, Willow Park
Wednesday 10.00 am – 12.30 pm
Sarsfield Parent and Toddler Group
Ann Shine
Phone: 086 0709553
St. Brendans Community Centre, Sarsfield Square
Tuesday & Thursday 10.00 am – 12.00pm
Family Resource Centre Mother and Toddler Group
Sheena Lawless
Phone: 086 2211110
13 Battery Heights, Athlone
Tuesday 2.30 pm – 3.30pm
St Kiernans 
Jenny Kirwan
Phone: 087 6625111 / 09064 50272
St. Kierans Community Centre, Athlone
Tuesday & Thursday 10.00 am - 12.30pm 
Battery Butterflies
Monsignor McCarthy Family Resource Centre, Athlone
Thursday 10.30 am – 12.00pm
Meiles Pilnos Kisenes – Lituanian Community Playgroup
Jurgita Stuckaite
Phone: 085 1783631
Mondays 11.00 - 12.30
Jungle Joes Mullingar
New Horizon
Marie McAleer
Phone: 087 2852822
Accomodation Centre, Lisseywoolen, Athlone
Wednesday 10.30 am – 12.00 pm


Oodles and Doodles

Rachel McKevitt

Phone:0868169316 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mullingar Presbyterian church, Raithin , Mullingar

Wednesdays (school-term time) 10.30 – 12.00pm