Children and families

Yew Tree Children's Centre

We are a community facility providing a range of health and support services, childcare and parent and toddler activities.

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

Berryford Road Dovecot, L14 4ED

Contact us

Opening hours


Activity timetable

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

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

  • Songbird Liverpool

    Yew Tree CC

    For mums and post natal and non-mobile babies. Join us for singing for maternal wellbeing, community and connection.

    Monday 10am — 11am

    Contact centre to book.

  • Mini First Aid Course

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    Learn how to respond to choking, bumps and burns, breaks, bleeding, febrile seizures, meningitis and sepsis awareness. The session will give everyone who attends peace of mind.

    Contact us to book.

    • Monday
    • 01/07/2024
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Baby Yoga

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    5-week yoga course for parent and baby. Calm and relaxing techniques to enjoy special time with your baby.

    Contact us to book.

    • Tuesday
    • 11/06/2024 - 09/07/2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Liverpool in Work

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    Employment, training and education support to help on your journey to work.

    Tuesday 12.30pm — 4pm

    Contact us to book.

  • Stop Smoking service

    Yew Tree CC

    Get help to stop smoking with this free service.

    Tuesday 12.30pm — 4pm

    Drop in

  • Little Learners

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    Stay and play session for children up to 4 years. Fun, stimulating activities and opportunities for your children to socialise with their peers.

    Wednesday 1pm — 2.30pm


  • Creative Housing Support

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    John is here to help with any housing issues you may have. Contact us to book an appointment.

    Thursday 10.30am — 12.30pm

    Contact us to book.

  • Baby Massage

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    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.

    Contact us to book.

    • Thursday
    • 18/04/2024 - 16/05/2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Be a more confident you

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    Are you looking to make a life change? Need a confidence boost? Join us for this 5-week programme, exploring ways to build your confidence, self-esteem and assertiveness.

    Contact us to book.

    • Thursday
    • 06/06/2024 - 04/07/2024
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Early Communication Group

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    6-week early language and communication programme. Targeted intervention for children with speech, language and communication delay.

    Thursday 1pm — 2.30pm

    By invitation only.

  • Babies on the Move

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    For babies 0-18 months. A fun, physical soft play session to encourage babies to develop their co-ordination and motor skills.

    Friday 10am — 11am


Other services

  • ESF Ways to Work programme - looking for a new job or skills to help you become work ready? Call and ask for Nicola Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4pm.
  • 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
  • Bambi's Breastfeeding Support from qualified staff for advice and support
  • 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 or Lucy Bigg 0151 233 3830
  • Free stop smoking service Tuesday 9am-12pm. Call centre to book appointment.
  • Creative Housing Support Thursday 10am-12pm. Call centre to book appointment.

Book our sensory room

Yew Tree CC has a sensory room which parents can book Monday to Friday 9.30am-3pm for 30 minute sessions. You will need an induction first to understand how to use the resources and get the best experience for your child. Contact Yew Tree 296 7950.