Medlock Vale offers a wide range of activities for all families with children aged 0–5.
- The District Manager is Janette Olsen
- Team Leader: Amanda Yeoman
Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
Medlock Vale Health Visiting Team
0161 470 4230
West, Royton, Shaw and Crompton School Nursing (Team Leader Suzanne Ferguson)
0161 470 4230
Buzy Bee Cafe
Hot and cold drinks and yummy food. Located in the Honeywell Centre.
Monday to Friday, 9am – 2pm.
Prepare yourself for childbirth. Talk to the midwife to join the group.
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, contact the Family Information Service.
Antenatal Midwife Clinics
Weekly clinics at the children’s centre. By appointment only, contact the children’s centre to make an appointment
For babies aged 4–12 months, join this six-week communication and fun play programme for you and your baby. Contact the children’s centre to book a place.
Have your baby weighed and discuss your baby’s progress with the health visiting team.
A five-week programme looking at strategies to support your child’s speech and language development. Referral only (self-referrals accepted).
Sparkles - Stay and Play
Fun activities supporting learning and development through play for children aged 0–5years.
Citizen Advice Bureau
Every fortnight drop in session – providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice.
Supporting families with children from pregnancy until they are five years old.
Medlock Vale Children’s Centre is in the Honeywell Centre on Hadfield Street in Hathershaw.
From Ashton Road, turn onto Hadfield Street.
If you reach the Park Cake factory, you have gone too far.
Buses (409 and 425) run every 10 minutes from Oldham town centre and stop close to the centre.
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