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Bury West and North Children's Centre Hub

This is a local authority service

What is a Children’s Centre?

A Children’s Centre Hub is a venue where a range of services are offered to families with children aged 0 – 5. Children’s Centre Services can be accessed from Pregnancy until the child turns five.  There is no charge to register with your local Children Centre

There are five Children’s Centre Hubs and three Children’s Centre Spokes in Bury.

Bury West and North Children’s Centre Hub is located in the grounds of Woodbank Primary School on Brandlesholme in Bury.  The Hub serves the areas of Ainsworth, Bolton Road, Lowercroft, Walshaw, Tottington, Greenmount, Hawkshaw, Summerseat, Holcombe Brook, Brandlesholme and Ramsbottom.

Please note that Woodbank Baby Clinic is closing on 28th November 2019

Our services include:

Health Services:

  • Pregnant women can receive their ante-natal care from the Ante Natal Clinics in a local Children’s Centre.
  • Parents can also get their babies weighed and see the Health Visitor at the Baby Clinics that operate from Children Centres.
  • Parents can get free family vitamins (if they are eligible) from their local Children Centre
  • Breast feeding support sessions and groups operate from all Children Centres.

Play and stay Sessions

There is a small charge of £1.50 per family to attend play and stay sessions. We also operate a discreet fee waiver system for families who may need it.

Outreach Support

Each Children Centre operates an Outreach Service which offers support in the home.  Contact your local Centre to find out more.

Parenting Support

A variety of parenting support is available to parents and carers.  Courses such as Family First Aid, ESOL, Home Safety as well as other Adult Learning courses are delivered from Children Centres. Parents can self refer or be referred by a professional onto a course. Contact your local Centre to find out more.  Parenting Support Clinics are also delivered from Children Centres where parents can access support and advice

Please call into your nearest Children's Centre for up to date sessions being delivered

Who to contact

Contact Name
Caroline Finn
Contact Position
Children's centre Co-ordinator
0161 253 7727
Bury West & North 

Where to go

Woodbank Primary School
Brandlesholme Road

Time / Date Details

Time of day

Other Details


Age Ranges
0 - 5
Referral Details

Open access. In addition Social Workers, Health Visitors, Midwives and other professionals can make referrals.

Local Offer


We are an inclusive organisation/service who support Children & Young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) 

SEN Provision Type

Bury Council do not promote or endorse any of the services listed in this Directory. For more information on this please read our disclaimer here.

This page was last updated on: 28/10/2019


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