Coronavirus update - services and opening times

Children’s centres are open from 9am-4pm. We are offering our full range of services except for group activities, which remain suspended until further notice. For help and advice contact your local children's centre. 

Activity timetable for West Derby


6th January to 3rd April 2020
Day Time Activity Location Details Book or Drop in
Monday 10-11am Sing and Sign West Derby CC Starts 13th January. A 10 week programme with songs, music and rhyme to support all aspects of your baby's development. Positive interaction create secure attachments. Book
Monday 10-11am Bambi's Breastfeeding Group (pre and post birth) West Derby CC Come along to chat and relax with other breastfeeding mums and take part in activities for babies. Support and advice from other mums and breastfeeding champions. Light refreshments provided. Drop in
Tuesday 9.45-11.15am Grandparents Group West Derby CC A fun and active session run by grandparents for grandparents and their grandchildren. Book
Tuesday 1.30-2.30pm Little Chefs West Derby CC Starts 14th January-11th February. A 5 week course for children aged 2-4 years and their parents.  A fun and interactive practical session, your children will prepare a simple healthy snack to take home. Book
Tuesday 1-2pm Busy Little Minds West Derby CC Physical activity, music and being creative, all activities to promote and develop children's confidence and emotional wellbeing. Come away smiling and feeling happy. For children aged 18 months to 3 years. Drop in
Wednesday 4-5.45pm Bumps, Births and Beyond West Derby CC 1st, 2nd & 3rd week of every month. Includes antenatal breastfeeding session. Please call to book. Drop in
Thursday 9.30-11am Health Visitor Drop in West Derby CC Baby weighing and advice clinic. Drop in
Thursday 9.30-11am Stepping Stones West Derby CC Support and advice on safe sleeping, introducing solids, safety, play, learning and communication. Drop in
Thursday 12.15-2.15pm Understanding Autism with The Isabella Trust West Derby CC Understanding Autism. Please email to book. Book
Thursday 9.30-11.30am Sensory Awareness with The Isabella Trust West Derby CC Sensory awareness. Please email to book. Book
Thursday 1-2pm Infant First Aid course West Derby CC 13th February. For parents/carers to build confidence as a parent or carer in dealing with emergency situations. Limited creche available. Book
Thursday 1-2pm  Babbling Babies West Derby CC For babies 0-12 months and parents.  Support parents understanding of babies' language development. Incorporate activities for both parents and babies. Book
Friday 10-11am Tots Talk West Derby CC Course for parents to support and develop their child's language.  For parents of children aged 18 to 30 months. Limited creche available. Book
Friday 9am-3.30pm Sensory Room West Derby CC Available at West Derby Children's Centre. £1.50 per family. Contact the centre to book an induction or half hour session. Book

Book our sensory room

West Derby CC has a sensory room which parents can book. The cost is £1.50 per hour. Contact West Derby on 233 6202.

Other services

  • Home safety advice, preventing accidents in the home
  • Play at Home Programme
  • Healthy Start Vitamins
  • Sleep support for children aged over 1 year
  • Sleep Clinic – support for parents, carers and children with SEND
  • Supporting children’s communication and language
  • Access to community physiotherapy service
  • Support, advice and access two-year-old nursery provision
  • Library at Tuebrook and West Derby Children Centre
  • Community engagement – can’t come to us? Call 0151 233 6202 and we'll arrange to come to you
  • Stay and Play  9.30-11.15am every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday St Luke’s Church. £2 per family
  • Sensory rooms at West Derby and Yew Tree Children Centre
  • Ways to Work Programme – call Natalie Brannigan 0151 233 3830