Shaw and Crompton Children’s Centre offers a wide range of activities for all families with children.
- The District Manager is Kay Thomas
- The Team Leader is Charlotte Stott
- The Lead Practitioner for Early Education and Learning is Sonja Jones
Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
9:30-11:30am Breastfeeding support alongside Home start
Play and Weigh:
For children 0-5 years of age
1-4pm appointment only
all day appointment only
Stay and Play:
For children aged 1–5
Festive Stay and Play:
13 December 10-11:30am
For children aged 0–12 months
Festive Stay and Play:
13 December 1.30- 2.30pm
Post Natal clinic:
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 Royton, take the second exit from the large roundabout on to Crompton Way. At the traffic lights turn right and go down the road until you see Aldi. The centre is on the right.
From Rochdale or the Buckstones area, head towards Shaw town centre. Turn right after Linney Lane onto Milnrow Road, keep going onto Market Street. Continue through the town centre until the end of the road. The centre is the first building on the right facing the main road.
From High Crompton, follow Rochdale Road towards Shaw town centre. At the traffic lights go straight, turn right at the next lights onto Market Street. When you come to the end you will see Aldi opposite. The centre is the first building on the right facing the main road.