children playing

The centre is located on Forfar Street in the Astley Bridge Ward of Bolton.

What services are available at the centre that parents can access?

A number of services are delivered from the centre including: 

  • Health visiting team
  • Midwifery team

A clinical health room is accommodated within the building. The centre has a number of multi functional rooms to support the delivery of child and family health services, family support and crèche\play and stay activities.

30 Hours Free Childcare Early Implementation Parental Demand Survey

Bolton is currently working with the Department for Education (DfE) and some other local authorities in the region to plan the roll out of the 30 hour childcare programme from September 2017.
We would like your feedback to help us plan for this and to understand current and future childcare use to make sure there are enough places available for working families. 
The online questionnaire should take approximately 10 minutes to complete and can be found at: http://www.bolton.gov.uk/website/pages/Freeearlylearningandchildcare.aspx

Other useful services

  • There is a Library based at the centre with books available for adults and children.
  • An outside play area to create a learning environment for child development.
  • There are a number of parenting groups running at the centre.
  • A group for registered ‘Child Minders’ runs weekly at the centre.

Information on services and activities for children and their families including

  • Registered childcare providers
  • Parent and toddler groups
  • Disabled children's services
  • Leisure activities

Who can I contact for more help?

Admin Assistants are available to speak to between 9am and 5pm if you have any questions or need more information on any of the activities or services provided.

Oldham's Children Centre

Forfar Street

Bolton

BL1 6RN

Telephone 01204 334992
Fax 01204 334979
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Opening times

Times are displayed in a 24 hour format.

Open Close
Monday 09.00  17.00 
Tuesday 09.00  17.00 
Wednesday 09.00  17.00 
Thursday 09.00  17.00 
Friday 09.00  17.00 
Saturday    
Sunday    

Upcoming activities

Activities in the next two weeks

WED
29
JUN
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
30
JUN
Childminder Drop-In
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-11:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
THU
30
JUN
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
THU
30
JUN
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
FRI
01
JUL
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
05
JUL
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
THU
07
JUL
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
08
JUL
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
12
JUL
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
THU
14
JUL
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
15
JUL
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
19
JUL
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
THU
21
JUL
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
22
JUL
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
22
JUL
Baby Yoga (for children up to 12 months)
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:15-11:15
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £3.50
TUE
26
JUL
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
THU
28
JUL
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
29
JUL
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
29
JUL
Baby Yoga (for children up to 12 months)
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:15-11:15
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £3.50
TUE
02
AUG
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
THU
04
AUG
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
05
AUG
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
05
AUG
Baby Yoga (for children up to 12 months)
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:15-11:15
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £3.50
TUE
09
AUG
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
THU
11
AUG
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
12
AUG
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
12
AUG
Baby Yoga (for children up to 12 months)
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:15-11:15
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £3.50
TUE
16
AUG
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
THU
18
AUG
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
19
AUG
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
19
AUG
Baby Yoga (for children up to 12 months)
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:15-11:15
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £3.50
TUE
23
AUG
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
THU
25
AUG
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
26
AUG
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
26
AUG
Baby Yoga (for children up to 12 months)
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:15-11:15
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £3.50
TUE
30
AUG
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
02
SEP
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
06
SEP
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
09
SEP
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
13
SEP
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
16
SEP
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
20
SEP
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
23
SEP
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
27
SEP
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free

Upcoming events