Saddleworth North and South Children's Centre and the Youth Service are based in the Saddleworth Children and Young Peoples Centre in the heart of Saddleworth.

The centre offers activities and sessions for parents and children aged 0-5. It is delivered by Action for Children in Oldham.

Saddleworth North and South is one of the 2 children's centres within the Saddleworth and Lees District Children's Centre Cluster.

  • District Lead is Karen Bennett
  • Team Leader is Joanne Mayall

Opening hours

Monday and Tuesday 9.00am - 1.00pm
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

0161 470 4246

This timetable is the same for both the Saddleworth North and South Children Centre and the Saddleworth West and Lees Children Centre

Our services

Welcome Session

Are you new to the centre? Would you like to know more about what we do? Then please call the centre and arrange to meet with one of our family engagement workers.

Alternatively, we can arrange to visit you in your own home.

Home Learning Programme

For 1 to 5 year olds.

If you are concerned with your child's development, contact the centre for information about this programme.


If you would like advice about child development, parenting skills, family relationships, employment, benefits, housing matters or any other issues, please contact the Children’s Centre on 0161 470 4246.

We provide the opportunity to discuss matters on a one to one basis, in the centre or at your home. Alternatively, you could talk to a Family Engagement Worker at a group session.

Chew Vale Health Visiting Team 

0161 470 4246

Toy Library

A wide range of toys you can borrow for up to 2 weeks. Drop in and browse the catalogue. 

Right Start

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

Inspection report

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

Getting here

Greenfield site

The Children's Centre is located in Greenfield and over looks the main Greenfield sports field at the bottom of Wellington Road.

From Uppermill follow the A670 towards Greenfield turning left at Chapel Road which is the left hand turn before Greenfield Train Station. Take a left onto Chew Valley Road and continue forward towards Tesco. Turn left onto Wellington Road directly after the Tesco car park. The centre is at the bottom of Wellington Road.

From Lydgate follow the A669 towards Uppermill. Turn sharp right at Chew Valley Road which is signposted Greenfield Train Station. Follow the road to the left and continue forward towards Tesco. Turn left onto Wellington Road directly after the Tesco car park. The centre is at the bottom of Wellington Road.


Linked site at Dobcross

The linked site at Dobcross is not open every day - call the centre in Greenfield for details.

The linked site is within the grounds of Holy Trinity C of E Primary School in Dobcross.

The school is just after the mini roundabout in the centre of Dobcross.

From Uppermill, on the main road turn left at the mini roundabout by the Visitor centre. Follow this road to the next mini roundabout, take your first left onto Delph New Road and the centre is on your right.

From Delph, the centre is on your left just before the mini roundabout in the centre of Dobcross.


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