The Family Hub offers a wide range of activities for parents and children, including early education, childcare, family support and parental outreach.
- District Leader : Karen Bennett
- Team Leader: Kelly Fletcher
- Lead Practitioner for Early Education and Learning: Nina Lees
Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
FAB sessions for children and their parents/carers age 5-11 years:
3:30-4:50pm Please call the Family Hub to register interest.
POINT drop in session:
18 December and 12 February 10am-12pm
Invite only please contact the Family Hub for more information
Beever School SEND Parents Coffee afternoon:
Term time 9:30-10:30am
Invite only please contact the Family Hub for more information.
Cows milk protein allergy group:
Homestart volunteer programme training:
10:30-11:30am For children aged 0–12 months or not walking
Festive Stay and Play:
13 December 10.30-11.30am
For children aged 0 – 12 months
Stay and play:
For children aged 1-5
Festive Stay and Play:
Breastfeeding support alongside Home start
Stay and play for families with children that have a hearing or visual need:
last Wednesday of each month. Invite only please contact the Family Hub for more information.
Homestart Festive Stay and Play:
13 December 10am-12pm Children’s Space at Oldham Library.
Book by texting 07562 609803
Baby Weigh only:
9.30–11.45am Bookings only please contact the Family Hub for more information
Afghan women’s group:
Invite only 9:30am to 12:00pm
Play and stay:
St Barnabas Church
For children aged 1-5 years of age
Starting 11 January
Homestart Play, learn and grow:
Play to learn course:
Connect 5 course:
Advice and Information
If you are worried about a family member or a friend, drop in to the centre for confidential professional advice and information.
You are also welcome to contact:
- Family Information Service – Oldham Council website
- Health Visiting Team
- Family Nurse Partnership – Oldham Council website
This is a free to access play session for babies and children who are not independently mobile.
Contact the Children Centre for days, times and availability.
Play and Stay
These are free play and stimulation sessions for children up to five years old.
Contact the Children Centre for more information.
REAL (Raising Early Achievement in Literacy)
We offer a range of group or individual sessions which will support you as a parent with your child’s development.
These sessions help your child to get ‘ready to learn’. If you would like further information, please contact the Children Centre.
Speech, Language and Communication pathway
Please contact the Children’s Centre if you have any concerns about your child’s speech, language and communication skills.
The professionals there will help you to find the right support.
Antenatal Midwife Clinics
Weekly clinics – by appointment only.
Please register your details via:
Toy Library and Story Sacks
Why buy when you can borrow? We have a large selection of toys to suit ages 0 – 5.
Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
You can buy toothbrushes and toothpaste from the centre – at only £1.50 for 3 items (one item must be toothpaste).
You can buy Tommee Tippee free flow feeder cups with 3 lids for only £1.20 from the centre.
Healthy Start Vitamins
Healthy start can be collected with a healthy start card or purchased – womens tablets for 80p and children’s drops for £1.60
Please contact your Health Visitor for advice on:
- 0161 470 4295
From Shaw Road, turn right onto Egerton Street and then right onto St Stephens Street. Take the next left onto Moorby Street. The centre is around the corner on the left.
If you are using satnav please enter Thames Street as the destination.