Right Start: Supporting families with children from pregnancy until they are five years old.
Hollinwood Children's Centre offers a wide range of activities for families with children aged 0–5
School Nursing Base for Hollinwood, Failsworth and Chadderton for school age children
- District Leader is Janette Olsen
- Team Leader is Lisa Chalmers
- Lead Practitioner for Early education and Learning is Jenny Clarke
- School nurse Team Leader is Suzanne Ferguson
Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.
Advice and information
If you're worried about a friend or family-member, talk to us for confidential advice.
For advice about benefits, childcare, schools and activities please contact:
Hollinwood Health Visiting Team
This is a free to access play session for babies and children who are not independently mobile.
Please see the timetable or contact the Children Centre for days, times and availability.
Play and stay
These are free play and stimulation sessions for children up to five years old.
See the timetable or contact the Children Centre for more information.
(Raising Early Achievement in Literacy)
We offer a range of group or individual sessions which will support you as a parent with your child’s development.
These sessions help your child to get ‘ready to learn’. If you would like further information, please contact the Children Centre.
Speech, Language and Communication pathway
Please contact the Children’s Centre if you have any concerns about your child’s speech, language and communication skills.
The professionals there will help you to find the right support.
Family Nurse Partnership
Antenatal Midwife Clinics
Weekly clinics held at Hollinwood Children’s Centre– by appointment only.
Please register your details via:
Toy Library and Story Sacks
Why buy when you can borrow? We have a large selection of toys to suit ages 0 – 5.
Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
You can buy toothbrushes and toothpaste from the centre - only £1.50 for 3 items (one item must be toothpaste).
You can buy Tommee Tippee free flow feeder cups with 3 lids for only £1.20 from the centre.
Healthy Start Vitamins
Healthy start can be collected with a healthy start card or purchased – womens tablets for 80p and children’s drops for £1.60.
Take Junction 22 from the M60 and follow directions for Manchester.
At the first set of traffic lights take a sharp left turn onto Hollins Road. At the roundabout continue straight on, over the bridge. Travel along this road for about half a mile and at the traffic lights turn right onto Limeside Road (Asda is on the corner). Continue along this road for about half a mile, over 3 speed bumps.
The centre is in St Chad's, a large building on the left.
Parking is available at the front of the building.