Children and families

Fazakerley Children's Centre

We provide free weekly fun activities for parents, carers and their children and support and advice for families and expectant parents in the Fazakerley and Croxteth areas.

If you've never used a children's centre before you'll need to register your details before accessing services. Complete your registration online or visit your nearest children's centre to register.

Find us

Barlows Lane Fazakerley, Fazakerley, L9 9EH

Contact us

Opening hours


Activity timetable

All sessions are term time only and must be booked unless otherwise stated. You can also access other activities at our Croxteth site.

  • Nurture

    Fazakerley CC

    A 10 week course to promote emotional health, empathy, confidence and encourages a positive approach to behaviour management. Creche available.

    Monday, 9.30am — 11.30am

    Contact us to book.

  • Stay and Play

    Fazakerley CC

    A playgroup for children age 1 to 2 years to have fun! Toys, games, crafts and much more.

    Monday 1pm — 2pm

    Drop in

  • Development Matters

    Fazakerley CC

    A chance to have a chat about worries or your child’s development with our SEND link worker

    Monday by appointment.

    Contact us to book an appointment.

  • Story Time

    Fazakerley Library, L10 7LQ

    Encouraging speech and language development through informal sessions of songs, rhymes, stories and crafts

    Tuesday 10am — 11am

    Drop in

  • BAMBIS Stay and Play

    Fazakerley CC

    Playgroup for breastfeeding and expectant Mums. Trained Breastfeeding Champions are available for a chat and the group is supported by Liverpool Bambis.

    Tuesday 11.30am — 12.30pm

    Drop in.

  • Baby Massage

    Fazakerley CC

    A 4-week programme to discover how to massage your baby which supports bonding and also baby's emotional and physical development. Suitable for age 6 weeks plus.

    Tuesday 1.30pm — 2.30pm

    Contact us to book.

  • Introducing solid foods

    Fazakerley CC

    A monthly session to introduce solid foods to your baby including the recommended age, portions and nutritious meal ideas.

    Monday 1.30pm — 2.30pm (monthly)

    Contact us to book.

  • Early Communication Group

    Fazakerley CC

    Six-week programme to support speech and language development. By invitation only - please contact centre for more information.

    Wednesday 10am — 10.45am and 11am — 11.45am

    By invitation only. Contact us to book.

  • PEEP Stay and Play

    Fazakerley CC

    A playgroup for children aged 2 to 5 to have fun! Toys, games, crafts and much more.

    Wednesday 1pm — 2pm

    Drop in

  • Active Play

    Fazakerley Federation, Formosa Drive, L10 7LQ

    Enjoy fun with football, yoga and much more active play. In partnership with Liverpool LCFA.

    Wednesday 1.30pm — 2.30pm

    Drop in

  • Fazakerley Fed Advice

    Fazakerley Federation, Formosa Drive, L10 7LQ

    Information and advice on debt, benefits, tax credits, law and your rights, form filling. 

    Wednesday by appointment

    Contact 0151 523 1073 to book your appointment.

  • Healthy Families

    Fazakerley CC

    An 8 week course to support you and your family to make small, achievable lifestyle changes which will impact positively on your family's health and wellbeing. Creche available.

    Thursday 9.30am — 11.30am

    Contact us to book.

  • PEEP All about Baby

    Fazakerley CC

    Play group offering a stimulating environment for under 1’s and advice and support for parents.

    Thursday 1pm — 2pm

    Contact us to book.

  • SWAN Support with Additional Needs

    Fazakerley CC

    If you have a child with additional needs, come to a safe and stimulating environment. Get guidance from our experienced team and other specialist agencies.

    Every other Friday 9.30am — 11am

    Contact us to book.

  • Tiny Tasters

    Fazakerley CC

    A 6 week course for children aged 18 months to 4 years. Aimed to promote healthy eating. Come along and make some healthy recipes to taste and enjoy.

    Friday 1pm — 2.30pm

    Contact us to book.

  • Antenatal parent education session

    Fazakerley CC

    Sessions for expectant parents to learn about safe sleeping, baby development, feeding and much more.

    Friday 3pm — 4.30pm

    Next sessions:

    • 19th and 26th January
    • 16th and 23rd February
    • 22nd March

    Contact us to book.

  • Food Bank

    St Paul's Church, L10 7LB

    Emergency food supplies. Contact the centre for more information or vouchers.

    Friday 12pm — 1.30pm

    Contact us to book.

Other services at this centre

We run accredited courses on family matters, healthy lifestyles and preparing for work.

We also provide advice on the following:

  • 2 year nursery funding - criteria and advice.
  • Fostering - All kinds of people foster - could you? Contact us for information, guidance and applications.
  • SEN - Support for children with speech and language difficulties as well as support for children with special/additional needs.
  • Sensory room - phone the centre to book 30- or 60-minute sessions.
  • Advice about nursery education funding.
  • Help with online school applications.
  • Local job search
  • One to one support for pregnant teenagers and teenage parents
  • Advice and support - postnatal depression, stop smoking, breastfeeding, targeted sleep advice, benefits, parenting advice, outreach and support in local schools.
  • Domestic Abuse - If you have experienced Domestic Abuse, we can offer you advice, support and help. Contact the centre on 233 3705.
  • Volunteering - Interested in volunteering at the centre? Contact us for more information.

Call 233 3705 for more information about activities at both Croxteth and Fazakerley sites or connect with us on Facebook.