Sure Start Children’s Centres North Halifax Partnership

North Halifax Partnership delivers a range of community-based services for families with young children in North and East Halifax and the Lower Valley. 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. We provide help and advice on child and family health, parenting, money, training and employment. We also offer early learning and full day care for pre-school children.

We operate eight Children’s Centres, covering the areas of Illingworth, Mixenden, Ovenden, Northowram, Shelf, Pellon, Holywell Green, Elland, Rastrick and Brighouse.

Complete our Online Membership Form to access our services.

We offer the following services:

  • Learning combined with full day care provision for children aged 0-5
  • Child and Family Health Services, including Antenatal Services
  • Parental Outreach
  • Support for Childminders
  • Support for Children and Parents with Additional 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

For more information you can contact the Core Services team on

01422 251090

Important Information

2023-2024 Funding Dates

Centre Closure Dates 2023 – 2024

Our Customer Service Standards Charter

Change4Life

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Halifax North and East Friday Flyer

Lower Valley Friday Flyer

Catch the Comment

If you have attended one of our Centres or accessed one of our services and would like to give us your feedback please complete a Catch the Comment form. All comments help us learn, improve and provide better services. Any comment will be submitted into a quarterly prize draw to win a £10 Love2Shop voucher.

Sure Start Children’s Centre Newsletter – Spring 2024

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What’s On Guide: North & East – February 2024

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Whats On Guide: Lower Valley – February 2024

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