Last Updated: Tuesday, 17 March 2020 14:28

Boothtown Children’s Centre

Boothtown Children's Centre is based behind Rawson Junior, Infant and Nursery School. There is a large crèche area, kitted out with new furniture and resources, a training kitchen, a community / meeting room as well as a quiet room.

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Address: Boothtown Children’s Centre, Rawson J, I & Nursery School, Rawson Street North, Boothtown Road, Halifax, HX3 6PU
Telephone:  01422 250365 

Timetable - Boothtown Children's Centre

School Holiday Dates - Sessions marked as term-time only will not run during Calderdale school holidays.

Please note that you may not be able to take your pram into Children’s Centre services and may be required to leave it in the designated area/pram store/garage

Please note:
If women are newly pregnant and needing an appointment they need to ring the Maternity Booking Line,

Mon – Fri 08:30 – 12:30 – 01422 261351

If they already have a midwife and are receiving maternity care and they need NONE URGENT advice they can contact the advice line,

Mon – Fri  - 08:30 – 4:30 
01422 261364




Further information


Beenies Group


1.30 - 3 pm

For parents/carers with children aged 0-24 months (siblings welcome). Come along there will be lots of fun activities to support your child to learn, play and explore including baby playtime, messy activities, rhymes and singing, baby massage and weaning.


Breastfeeding Group

1.30 - 3 pm

A friendly and supportive group for breastfeeding mums and their families in a relaxed setting. Free tea and coffee available.



Polish Coffee Morning 

Term time only

09.30-11.30 am 


Join us for Polish coffee morning, time for you to relax and chat - creche available.

Please get in touch 01422 250365 if you are coming along to this group.


Mini Messy Time

1 - 2 pm 

Starts 10th March for 4 weeks - advance booking recommended! Call the centre to book.

A fun and interesting way for children to explore and learn about the world around them.  It helps to develop movement, coordination and control.



Well Baby Drop In Clinic

9 am - 11 am

 Come along for help and support with weaning your baby.  Find out more 01422 250365.




9.15 am - 11.15 am

Term time only

Find out how this group could benefit you, contact the centre on 01422 434971 for more information.

Term time only - see school holiday dates at top of timetable.


Stay and Play

Little Explorers 

1.30 pm - 3.00 pm

Term time only


This group is for parents and children aged 0-5 years.

Every 6 weeks there will be a different programme of themed activities to get you and your child exploring different types of creative ways of learning. Come along and join the fun!

Term time only


Health Visitor Assessment Clinic

2 - 3 pm 

12th March 2020 - appointment only 



Antenatal Clinic

9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Appointment only.  If you are newly pregnant call 01422 261351. None urgent advice call 01422 261364


Dads Group @ Halifax Fire Station

10 am - 12 noon

All dads male carers, grandads welcome! Lots of fun activities for children aged 0-8 years.

3rd Saturday of every month - next one 21st March!

Term Time Only, Please ring 01422 342552 for more information.