Sure Start Children’s Centre North Halifax Partnership

Sure Start Children’s Centres North Halifax Partnership covers the areas of Illingworth, Mixenden, Ovenden, Northowram & Shelf and parts of Pellon.  Holywell Green, Elland, Rastrick and Brighouse.  There are 10 Children’s Centres and a Core Services team based within these areas.

We are committed to providing a secure and supportive environment in which children can develop and grow; this includes embedding British Values into the curriculum and actively promoting these in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Fundamental British Values

The following services are on offer:-

  • Good quality learning combined with full day care provision for children aged 0-5
  • Child and Family Health Services, including Antenatal Services
  • Parental Outreach
  • Family Support Services
  • Support for Childminders
  • Support for Children and Parents with Special Needs
  • Effective links with Job Centre Plus to support parents and carers who wish to consider Training and Employment
  • Drop in sessions and other activities for children and carers at all centres
  • Termly Programme of Activities for Parents/Families
  • Activities for Families during School Holidays
  • Volunteering Opportunities

For more information on the services on offer at your nearest Centre click on the link to your left.  Alternatively contact the Core Services team on

01422 251090

Our Vision is to: Work with parents and our partners to ensure that all children across the area have the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

Sure Start Children’s Centres North Halifax Partnership is committed to Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children.

Over 783 service users told us what they wanted….we have worked hard to incorporate your ideas into our Business Plan….everything we do in local Children’s Centres contributes to our Business Plan.  Click here to view our Business Plan NHP Area Bus Plan 2017-2018 for the period 01/07/2017-31/03/2018.  If you have any questions please contact us on 01422 251090

What’s on Guide December 2018 – North & East Children’s Centres

What’s on Guide December 2018 – Lower Valley Children’s Centres

Centre Closure dates 2018 – 2019

Centre Closure dates 2019 – 2020

Early Education Funding Dates 2017-2018

Early Education Funding Dates 2018-2019.

Our Customer Service Standards Charter

Our Safeguarding Policy Statement for parents regarding taking photos of children using Children’s Centre Services

Our Environment Policy


Childens Centres in North & East Halifax and Lower Valley, you can click on the links above or the link below:

Children’s Centres in Halifax


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We have daycare places available in some of our Lower Valley Children’s Centres.  Full daycare for parents/carers who are looking to return to work or training and FREE early education places available for  2 year olds (subject to eligibility), 3 and 4 year olds.

For more information or to arrange a visit contact Wellholme Children’s Centre (Brighouse) on 01484 714768 or Elland Children’s Centre on 01422 266197.

Oftsed rated Good and Outstanding!



Children’s Centre inspection says the Children’s Centres in this area are officially good

Click here to view the Ofsted report

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