Last Updated: Tuesday, 01 October 2019 14:48

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 the following dates:

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 if you are coming along to this group.


Mini Sensory

2 - 3 pm

A relaxed group where you can and your child will enjoy storytelling using cloth books and finger puppets, along with laser lights, fibre optics and bubbles. (For walking to pre-school children)

Starting 12th November for 4 sessions Booking Essential Please call 01422 250365


29th October

Autumn & Diwali Half Term Activity 

1.30 - 3 pm

Come and join in this free autumn and Diwali inspired holiday play session. For children aged 0-8 years old.



Well Baby Clinic

9 am - 11 am

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


Food and Move Drop In

11 am - 12 noon

Held on the 1st Wednesday of every month. Call in for advice and support from your health visiting team including how to start weaning and first foods.  No need to book just come along! Next session 2nd October


Health Visitor Assessments

1 pm - 4 pm

4th, 16th & 30th of October 2019 Appointment only


Cook, Eat, Play

3.30 - 5.30 pm

Join us in making meals from scratch that the whole family can enjoy. Children are encouraged to join in with parents/carers.  For children aged 6 months - 12 years 9th, 16th, 23rd October and 6th November

Booking Essential




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

Mega Messy Play

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 - see school holiday dates at top of timetable.



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.

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