King Street, Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 7AP
01204 334955
Opening times
  • Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday - 8th July, 29th July and 19th August 2023 (10:00am - 4:00pm)
Activities and events
  • With you in mind - a free drop in peer support group for parents with children 0 - 2 years old (expectant parents welcome). Meet others and share your experiences. Contact or telephone 01204 216537. Wednesdays 1.15pm - 2.45pm
  • Stay play and learn sessions - family fun for 0 - 5 year olds. Drop in session facilitated by Bolton Toy Library. Mondays 10am - 11am
  • Busy babies - a fun interactive drop in session for you and your baby, 0 - 12 months Wednesdays 9.30am - 10.15am
    Busy Babies also takes place at Kearsley Start Well Centre (BL4 8LB) Mondays 1.30pm -
  • Infant feeding group - a Breastfeeding Together peer support drop in session. Meet other breastfeeding parents and get help from trained peers. Tuesdays 9.30am - 11am
  • Shake, Rattle and Roll - a fun and active drop in  music and movement session for 0 - 5s and their family. Five weeks per term. Mondays 9.30am - 10.15am *venue - Kearsley Start Well Centre BL4 8LB
  • Happy Healthy Babies - 6 week course for families with babies 0-6 months. Topics include relationships, feeding, solid foods, oral health and wellbeing with sensory play and songs. To book, ring Healthy Families Team on 01204 463175. Advanced booking required. Wednesdays 10:30am – 11:30am
  • SEND Stay and Play - The Orchards Federation facilitates a drop-in session for families of children with SEND. 0-5 years. Children do not need an official diagnosis to attend. Thursday 11th Jan, 1st Feb, 4th Mar, 10am - 11.30am
  • Baby’s First Foods - babies, parents, and grandparents - learn when and how to introduce solid foods to your baby. Ideal from families with babies around 3-6 months old. To book your place, call the Healthy Families Team on 01204 463175 Thursday 18th Jan, 14th Mar, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
  • Early Help Parent Drop-in - for families with children under 18-year-old. Need advice about parenting? Come for a coffee and chat. For more information, contact Targeted Early Help on 01204 336215 or email  Saturday 20th Jan, 10th Feb, 2nd Mar, 23rd Mar, 20th Apr, 9:30am – 3:30pm.


Information and free childcare checks
  • 2 year old free childcare funding checks
  • Disability Access Fund (DAF) applications
  • Information on childcare