The centre offers a wide range of activities for parents and children aged 0-5, including early education, childcare, family support and parental outreach.

It also provides, child and family health services, lifelong learning and employment services for families with children under 5.

  • District Leader is Karen Bennett
  • Team leader is Ruth Ramsbottom
  • School Nursing Base for East, Saddleworth & Lees Team Leader: Suzanne Ferguson

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

Our services

Glodwick Health visiting and School nursing teams are based here at Beever Children’s Centre.  

  • 0161 470 4324

Advice and Information

If you're worried about a friend or family-member, talk to us for professional advice and information.

For advice about benefits, childcare, schools and activities contact the Family Information Service

Adult Education

Lifelong learning are offering ESOL (English has a second Language) courses and Basic first aid courses.

Booking is essential please contact the Children’s Centre to book your place call:

  • 0161 470 4324

Antenatal and post-natal midwife clinics

Weekly clinics held at Beever Children’s Centre by appointment only.

Please book by calling:

  • 0161 470 4324

Babbling babies

For babies aged 4-12 months, This is a 6 week communication and fun programme for you and your baby.

Please book by calling:

  • 0161 470 4324

Baby bistro

This is a weekly breast feeding support group held on a Wednesday 10am till 12noon At PLAY (soft play Centre) Laurel Industrial Estate, Higginshaw lane, Oldham.

Baby clinic (Weigh and play)

This is a weekly clinic held on a Monday 1pm - 3pm at Oldham library, Greaves St, Oldham. Have your baby weighed at this clinic and discuss your baby’s progress with the Health visiting team.

Dental Health

  • Feeder Cups You can buy Tommee Tippee free flow feeder cups with 3 lids for only £1.20 from the Beever Children’s Centre.
  • Toothbrushes and Toothpaste You can buy toothbrushes and toothpaste from the centre - only £1.20 for 3 items (one item must be toothpaste).

First steps into learning with Real

This is a five week programme involving early play and learning from 21 months old.

For more information call:

  • 0161 470 4324

Healthy Gems

A short two-part course for parents, carers and grandparents designed to improve your knowledge of children’s health.

Job Centre Plus

Are you thinking about returning to work? If you are unsure how it affects your benefit or you want support going into employment contact the Job Centre on

  • 0845 604 3179.

Little Talkers

A five week programme looking at strategies to support your child’s speech and language development. Referrals only (self-referrals accepted).

Parents Forum

Various dates and places around Oldham.

Help us to help you! We need your ideas on the services you would like us to offer and help in promoting them in the community.

Please contact us for more information.

Right Start

Supporting families with children from pregnancy until they are five years old.

Speech and language drop in sessions

Monthly drop in sessions held between 1-30 and 4pm on the last Monday of each month at Glodwick Health Centre, Glodwick Rd, Oldham.

For any parents/carers who may have concerns around your child’s speech and language.

Stay and play pre-school (for visually impaired Children)

A fortnightly group held on a Wednesday 12-30pm till 3pm where children can participate in fun activities to support learning and development through play.

Stay and Play sessions

We run two stay and play sessions

  • Thursday 1-15pm till 2-45pm at St Barnabas Church Hall, Arundel Street Clarksfield
  • Friday 1-15 till 2-45 at Beever children’s centre, Moorby Street, Oldham.

Where children aged 0-5 years can participate in fun activities to support learning and development through play.

Stop Smoking / Healthier Lifestyles

We can refer you for 1-1 support to help you stop smoking and/or lead a healthier lifestyle i.e. losing weight, exercise etc. Please contact the Centre for further information.

Weaning Advice

Please contact your health Visitor for advice on 0161 470 4324

Inspection report

Following an inspection, children’s centres must complete an action plan to show how they will implement Ofsted's recommendations.

Getting here 

From Shaw Road, turn right onto Egerton Street and then right onto St Stephens Street. Take the next left onto Moorby Street. The centre is around the corner on the left.

If you are using satnav please enter Thames Street as the destination.



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