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Children's centres

Find out what services are offered by children's centres in Calderdale.

Early years education and childcare, health services and family support in your local community.

They are friendly and offer services to help families to:

  • Be healthy.
  • Stay safe.
  • Enjoy and achieve.
  • Make a positive contribution.
  • Achieve economic well-being.

They are a link to other day care provision and childminder networks. They also have links with local training and education providers, Jobcentre Plus and the Early Years Learning and Childcare teams.

These services are delivered for us by:

Lower Valley children's centres

This covers Brighouse, Rastrick, Elland, Holywell Green and Greetland:

These centres are run by the North Halifax Partnership (NHP).

Each centre offers a range of services, such as:

  • Child and family health services (antenatal and more).
  • Full day care with good quality learning for children aged 0 to 5 years.
  • Support for children and parents with special needs.
  • Things for families to do in term time or holidays.
  • Drop-in sessions.
  • Links to Jobcentre Plus.
  • The chance to volunteer.

See each centre for full details of what they have to offer.

North and East Halifax children's centres

North and East Halifax covers Mixenden, Pellon, Illingworth, Lee Mount, Ovenden, Northowram and Shelf:

These children's centres are run by North Halifax Partnership (NHP).

Each children's centre offers a variety of services, which include:

  • Child and family health services, including antenatal.
  • Full day care provision, including good quality learning for children aged 0 to 5 years.
  • Support for children and parents with special needs.
  • Term and holiday activities for families.
  • Drop-in sessions.
  • Links to Jobcentre Plus.
  • The chance to volunteer.

See each centre for full details of the services available.

Upper Valley children's centres

Upper Valley covers Todmorden, Cornholme, Hebden Bridge, Luddendenfoot, Sowerby Bridge, Ripponden and Rishworth:

These children's centres are run by Halifax Opportunities Trust (HOT).

Each children's centre offers a range of services, which include:

  • Child and family health, includes antenatal.
  • Full day care provision, includes good quality learning for children aged 0 to 5 years.
  • Support for children and parents with special needs.
  • Things for families to do during term and holidays.
  • Drop-in sessions.
  • Links to Jobcentre Plus.
  • The chance to volunteer.

See each centre for full details of their services.

West and Central Halifax children's centres

Central Halifax covers King Cross, Queens Road, Pellon, Warley, Southowram, Boothtown and Siddal.

These centres are run by Halifax Opportunities Trust (HOT).

Each centre offers a range of services, which include:

  • Child and family health (includes antenatal).
  • Full day care provision (includes good quality learning for children aged 0 to 5 years).
  • Support for children and parents with special needs.
  • Things to do for families in term time and in the holidays.
  • Drop-in sessions.
  • Links to Jobcentre Plus.
  • The chance to volunteer.

See each centre for full details of what services there are.

We work closely with NHP, HOT and all staff that offer Children's Centre and Family Support service in Calderdale.

Our vision is that all children in Calderdale are happy, healthy, safe and successful. Also, that the borough is child-friendly and all children will:

  • Start healthy and stay healthy.
  • Be safe at home, in school and in the community.
  • Enjoy learning and achieve their best.
  • Develop social skills and take part in activities.

Family Support work with children 0-19 year (25 years with a disability). They work with local midwives, GPs, health visitors, nurseries and community groups to make sure families get the right support. They offer early year's education and childcare, health services and family support.

Contact

For information, advice or guidance on children’s centre services in Calderdale, please phone:

  • NHP - (01422) 251090 for services in North Halifax and the Lower Valley.
  • HOT - (01422) 342552 for services in Central Halifax and the Upper Valley.

For more about services commissioned by us, please contact Jeanette Stansfield (Strategic Commissioning Manager):

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