Children and families

West Derby Children's Centre

This centre serves families and expectant parents in the West Derby and Tuebrook area.

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

Blackmoor Park Infant School, Leyfield Road, L12 9EY

Contact us

Activity timetable

All sessions are term time only and must be booked unless otherwise stated.

Activities start from 15th April to 19th July 2024.

  • Well Baby Clinic

    West Derby CC

    For babies 3 to 12 months. By health visitor appointment only.

    Monday and Thursday 9.30am — 11.15am

    Call to book appointment.

  • Baby Explorers

    West Derby CC

    For babies aged 0-12 months. Exploratory play indoors and out with sensory play and lots of ideas on how to develop children's natural curiosity.

    Monday 10am — 11am



    West Derby CC

    Support and advice from breastfeeding champions. Come along to chat and relax with other breastfeeding mums, plus activities for babies. Group for pre- and post-birth.

    Monday 1.30pm — 3pm


  • Sing and Sign

    West Derby CC

    10-week programme for babies up to 18 months. Join baby signing class to give your baby a voice long before they learn to talk.

    Tuesday 1pm — 2pm, starts 23rd April to 2nd July.

    Contact us to book.

  • Baby Massage

    West Derby CC

    A 5-week course to discover how to massage your baby which supports bonding and also baby's emotional and physical development. Suitable for age 6 weeks plus.

    Wednesday 10am — 11am

    Contact us to book.

  • Welcome to the World

    West Derby CC

    An 8-week course for pregnant women and their partners to learn about caring for a new born, supporting their development and preparing for your future as a family.

    Wednesday 10am - 11am, starts 1st May to 26th June.


  • Antenatal Parent Education

    West Derby CC

    Antenatal course with advice and guidance on preparing for your newborn. Week 1 is new born know how. Week 2 is infant feeding.

    Last two Wednesdays of the month 4pm — 5.45pm

    Contact us to book.

  • Story Explorers

    West Derby CC

    For children 1-3 years old. Bringing stories alive through arts, crafts, story sacks, songs and rhymes.

    Thursday 10am — 11am


  • Introducing Solids and Baby Cafe

    West Derby CC

    Advice and guidance to support you introducing solids to your baby.

    Friday 10am — 11am

    • 3rd May
    • 7th June
    • 5th July

    Contact us to book.


Other services at this centre

  • 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
  • Ways to Work Programme – call Natalie Brannigan 0151 233 3830

Book our sensory room

West Derby CC has a sensory room which parents can book between 9.30am and 3.30pm Monday to Friday. Our room can accommodate up to four people, including children. Sessions are for 30 minutes. You will need to have an induction first to understand how to use the resources and how to get the best experience for your child. Contact West Derby CC on 233 6202.