Macclesfield Children's Centres

Calling all parents!
Phone: 0300 123 5033 to check if your 2 year old is eligible for free 2 year old childcare.

Should you need to contact a children’s centre over the festive period, please call Ash Grove Children’s Centre on 01625 374484 during normal office hours.

If you have any immediate safeguarding concerns about a child, please call CHECS on 0300 123 5012.

If you have a concern about a child out of hours including weekends and bank holidays, please contact the  Emergency Duty Team (Out of Hours) on 0300 123 5022

Our Weekly Activities Timetables have more information on regular groups and activities at the centres.

About Macclesfield Children’s Centres

All three Children’s Centres are located within the heart of their communities you can access them on foot, by car and they are on the local bus routes, direct from Macclesfield town centre.

Each centre has a team of friendly and experienced staff who work across the Macclesfield collaborative that offer many activities to children and their families within our community.

We provide a one stop shop for the community where they can access services such as: midwifery, health visiting, family support,  play events and more.

As you visit and engage with your local children’s centre, you will asked to complete a membership form. If you wish to receive updates going forward, you must ensure you complete your email address on the membership form.

Please ask us if you would like more details.  

Parenting Journey

Parenting journey is a universal offer for parents and carers across Cheshire East.The Parenting Journey will support you from pregnancy until your child starts school with a mixture of sessions including contact with your health visitor, stay and plays and much much more. It is a fun way for you to learn more about your babies / child’s development, speak to health and childcare professionals along with a chance to meet other parents. There is also support through the Parenting Journey should you have any concerns about your child’s development. 

Child Health Hub

The Cheshire East Integrated Care Partnership and Early Start Service are delivering Child Health Hubs for children and families across Cheshire East to bring health care closer to your home. There are several clinics already available in the community for you to access at Broken Cross (Macclesfield) and Monks Coppenhall (Crewe) Children’s Centre’s with care pathways & communication more effective between GP colleagues and Paediatric departments in Hospitals to ensure that all children receive care where they need it. List of clinics currently available include.

• Unsettled Infant Clinic

• Prolonged Jaundice Clinic

• Blood Clinic

Please speak to a health professional should you require a referral to access one of these clinics.

*new clinics are being developed and integrated all of the time. 

If you have a concern about a child or your enquiry is urgent contact CheCS on 0300 123 5012 and out of hours on 0300 123 5022.

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Contact details

Ash Grove Children's centre
SK11 7TD 

Broken Cross Children's Centre
Parkett Heyes Road
SK11 8UD

Hurdsfield Children's Centre
Hulley Road
SK10 2LW

Opening Hours:

Ash Grove and Hurdsfield Children's Centres

  • Monday to Thursday 9:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 9:00 to 16:30

Broken Cross Children's Centre

  • Monday to Thursday 9:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 9:00 to 16:30

Parking at Hurdsfield Children’s centre and Primary School

Due to health and safety concerns about the increased volumes of traffic using the School and Children’s Centre car park, there will be no parking facilities available to the general public on the Children Centre and the School car park.

We would kindly request that you park on the surrounding roads and support us in keeping the children and the public safe. The School and Children’s Centre can be accessed via the pedestrian entrance into School.

Thank you for your support with this matter.

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