Our Children’s Centres offer a free program of activities and courses throughout the year.
These are available to families living in North and East Halifax and Lower Valley areas.
For information on our courses, please see our latest timetable.
The courses we provide are fully inclusive and open to all parents and carers, whether you are at home caring for a child, a working parent or on maternity/paternity leave. We are also keen to encourage more dads and male carers to join in too.
We provide a wide range of activities offering health, wellbeing and nurturing courses to meet our priorities of school readiness, child and family health, improving parent aspirations.
Courses we run throughout the year often include:
- Baby massage
- Baby yoga
- Baby sign
- Family fitness / movement sessions
- Sensory play
- Art and creative crafts
- Supporting good sleep patterns
- Parenting courses
- Toddler behaviour
- Cooking courses
We also offer accredited courses, helping you gain employment or embark on a change of career.
These include numerous online courses you can complete in your own time.
- Volunteering course
- Food Hygiene Level 2
- Diploma in Childcare
- Emergency Paediatric First Aid
How to book on
If you have been allocated a place you will receive a confirmation email and text approximately 10 days to 2 weeks before the course is due to start. Places are not given on a first come first served basis, we have an allocation procedure in place.
If you would like more information on our courses and activities please contact the Family Learning Team on 01422 251090.
What courses and activities would you like offered?
We want to make sure we are offering the kinds of activities that you want, at times and venues that suit you. We appreciate any of your ideas and suggestions you have and we will do our best to make sure that it happens. Complete a Catch the Comment form to let us know your thoughts.
We are looking for trainers that can deliver courses and activities suitable to families with children aged
0-5 years old.
Please contact Diane Coenen on 01422 251090 for more information.