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.

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.

Early Years and Childcare, Children's Centres and Family Support Review

On 4 July 2016, the council’s Cabinet approved a report for consultation about changes to Early Years and Childcare, Children's Centres and Family Support..

We now want to ask for your views about these proposed changes.

Please see a summary of the proposals or the full report which went to the Cabinet.

If you have any comments or would like to send us your views on the proposals, you can respond to the consultation by completing our online survey by Friday 2 September 2016 at 5pm.

Please direct any interested parties who may wish to complete the survey during the consultation period to this web page and if you have any questions email us using consultation@bolton.gov.uk.

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

FRI
30
SEP
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
30
SEP
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
30
SEP
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
MON
03
OCT
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
03
OCT
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
03
OCT
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
04
OCT
Childminder Drop In
How to access this service:
Ofsted registered
Time:09:30-11:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
04
OCT
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
05
OCT
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
06
OCT
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
07
OCT
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
07
OCT
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
07
OCT
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
MON
10
OCT
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
10
OCT
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
10
OCT
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
11
OCT
Childminder Drop In
How to access this service:
Ofsted registered
Time:09:30-11:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
11
OCT
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
12
OCT
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
13
OCT
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
14
OCT
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
14
OCT
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
14
OCT
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
MON
17
OCT
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
17
OCT
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
17
OCT
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
18
OCT
Childminder Drop In
How to access this service:
Ofsted registered
Time:09:30-11:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
18
OCT
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
19
OCT
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
20
OCT
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
21
OCT
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
21
OCT
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
21
OCT
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
MON
24
OCT
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
24
OCT
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
24
OCT
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
25
OCT
Childminder Drop In
How to access this service:
Ofsted registered
Time:09:30-11:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
25
OCT
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
26
OCT
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
27
OCT
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
28
OCT
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
28
OCT
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
28
OCT
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
MON
31
OCT
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
31
OCT
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
31
OCT
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
01
NOV
Childminder Drop In
How to access this service:
Ofsted registered
Time:09:30-11:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
01
NOV
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
02
NOV
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
03
NOV
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
04
NOV
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
04
NOV
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
04
NOV
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
MON
07
NOV
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
07
NOV
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
07
NOV
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
08
NOV
Childminder Drop In
How to access this service:
Ofsted registered
Time:09:30-11:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
08
NOV
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
09
NOV
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
10
NOV
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
11
NOV
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
11
NOV
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
11
NOV
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
MON
14
NOV
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
14
NOV
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
14
NOV
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
15
NOV
Childminder Drop In
How to access this service:
Ofsted registered
Time:09:30-11:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
15
NOV
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
16
NOV
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
17
NOV
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
18
NOV
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
18
NOV
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
18
NOV
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
MON
21
NOV
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
21
NOV
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
21
NOV
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
22
NOV
Childminder Drop In
How to access this service:
Ofsted registered
Time:09:30-11:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
22
NOV
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
23
NOV
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
24
NOV
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
25
NOV
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
25
NOV
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
25
NOV
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
MON
28
NOV
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
28
NOV
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
28
NOV
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
29
NOV
Childminder Drop In
How to access this service:
Ofsted registered
Time:09:30-11:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
29
NOV
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
30
NOV
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
01
DEC
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
02
DEC
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
02
DEC
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
02
DEC
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
MON
05
DEC
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
05
DEC
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
05
DEC
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
06
DEC
Childminder Drop In
How to access this service:
Ofsted registered
Time:09:30-11:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
06
DEC
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
07
DEC
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
08
DEC
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
09
DEC
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
09
DEC
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
09
DEC
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
MON
12
DEC
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
12
DEC
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
12
DEC
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
13
DEC
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
14
DEC
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
15
DEC
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
16
DEC
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
16
DEC
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
16
DEC
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
MON
19
DEC
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
MON
19
DEC
Shake,Rattle and Roll
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-5   
Cost: £2.50
MON
19
DEC
Baby Massage
How to access this service:
Complete request form at the venue
Time:13:30-14:30
Age range:0-1   
Cost: £4.00
TUE
20
DEC
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
21
DEC
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
22
DEC
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
23
DEC
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:30-10:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
23
DEC
Little Achievers
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:00-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
FRI
23
DEC
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
MON
26
DEC
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
TUE
27
DEC
Toddler Tales
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:10:30-11:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free
WED
28
DEC
Sensory Play
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:09:45-11:00
Age range:0-1   
Cost: free
THU
29
DEC
Well Baby Clinic
How to access this service:
Just come along
Time:13:30-15:00
Age range:0-5   
Cost: free

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