Failsworth Children’s Centre offers a wide range of activities for families with children.
- District Leader is Janette Olsen
- Team Leader is Lisa Chalmers
- Lead Practitioner for Early education and Learning Jenny Clarke
Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
Breastfeeding support alongside Home start
First Tuesday of each month, Invite only please contact the centre for more information
Smoking cessation clinic:
Play and weigh:
1:30–3:30pm For children aged 0-5
No scheduled events but Children’s Centre is open as normal.
Advice, support and information
If you’re worried about a friend or family-member, talk to us for confidential advice. For advice about benefits, childcare, schools and activities contact:
- Family Information Service – Oldham Council website
Failsworth Health Visiting Team
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.
Family Nurse Partnership
- Health and Social Services – Oldham Council website
Antenatal Midwife Clinics
Weekly clinics held at Failsworth Children’s Centre – by appointment only.
Please register your details via:
Breast Feeding support group. Contact the Children centre for more information:
- 0161 470 4357
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 – 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.
Failsworth Children’s Centre is located on the same site as Propps Hall Primary School, in Failsworth.
If you are travelling towards Manchester on the A62, turn left onto Ashton Road West.
If you are travelling towards Oldham, the road is on your right.
At the junction of Ashton Road West and Clive Road, turn right into Clive Road.
Continue down Clive Road, and the centre is on the corner of Clive Road and Propps Hall Drive.