Pendle children and family wellbeing services

Centre details

Bradley Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Leeds Road
Tel: 01282 470877

Brierfield Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Tunstall Square
Tel: 01282 470534

Colne Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Walton Street
Tel: 01282 470830

Gisburn Road Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Gisburn Road
BB18 5LS
Tel: 01282 470670

Marsden Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Walton Lane
Tel: 01282 470877

Whitefield Children and Family Wellbeing Services
Maurice Street
Tel: 01282 470277

Group updates and where to go for more information

Most of our groups are now being delivered in centres however some sessions are still available via Zoom. Please book on to the courses by ringing 01282 470830 or email to

To take part in any of our virtual groups you'll need a Zoom account and an email address. You'll need to set this account up before accessing the group. Once we've spoken to you, we'll email you an invite into the group. If you don't have an email let us know and we'll provide an ID code and password.

Please be assured we have lots of systems in place to safeguard you and your children. We look forward to seeing you in one of our centres soon.

Please check our Facebook page for regular updates and session changes: Pendle Family Zone on Facebook

Baby massage is aimed at parents or carers with babies aged 0 to 6 months and focuses on four main areas: interaction and bonding, relaxation, relief and stimulation.

Friday 10am to 11.30am Colne Children and Family Wellbeing Services, Walton Street, Colne

This activity session focuses on children from birth to 2 years, to help parents to understand the ages and stages of their child's development in a fun, friendly environment.  Our neighbourhood centre staff will be on hand to give practical advice and support on a range of topics, and to signpost to support if needed.

Monday 10.30am to 12pm Bradley Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Monday 1pm to 2.30pm Whitefield Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Friday 1pm to 2.30pm Colne Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Colourful Footsteps group provides a safe and welcoming environment for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to take part in activities, have fun and meet friends.

Children may also not have yet had a diagnosis of any condition but may be undergoing assessment.

Parents and carers are encouraged to stay if they wish to and participate alongside children or build their independence to attend alone.

Fridays at 4pm, Colne Children and Family Wellbeing Services

Health 4 Juniors is a 12-week targeted programme, aimed at children aged 5 to 12 years who are deemed vulnerable, isolated or struggling with their emotions.

The aim of the programme is to build resilience in children and young people, enable them to develop social skills, build appropriate relationships, and to identify risk and understand ways to keep themselves safe.

Health 4 Juniors aims to raise confidence and self-esteem, encourages children to express their feelings and emotions, and to recognise their strengths and enable them to support one another. Also to prepare children for transitions and to build trust in professionals and services.

The groups are split by age and school year:

  • 5 to 8s (years 1, 2 and 3)
  • 8 to 11s (years 4, 5 and 6)
  • 8 to 11s for boys only
  • 11 to 12s (years 7 and 8).

For more information and to book ring 01282 470830 or email

You can now collect your free vitamins from Whitefield Children and Family Wellbeing Service centre by appointment only.

Healthy Start vitamins contain vitamins A, C and D for your child and folic acid and vitamins C and D for you if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or until your baby is one year old.

Drops are for your child if they are aged from six months (unless a health visitor has advised earlier use of vitamins) until they are four years old and mums get tablets.

You must be receiving the Healthy Start vouchers that you get with your food vouchers. You will exchange the voucher to get your free vitamins. To book an appointment to collect your Healthy Start vitamins, please call 01772 537014.

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program® is a parenting and family support system designed to equip parents with the tools they need to support and manage behavioural and emotional problems in children and teenagers.

It aims to prevent problems in the family, school and community before they arise and to create family environments that encourage children to realise their potential.

Courses run in small groups to enable you to meet parents in similar situations to your own, share experiences and develop support networks whilst learning new techniques to help in the home. 

Triple P Group

For those parenting children aged 2 to 12 years, delivered over eight weeks. Parents actively participate in a range of exercises to learn about the causes of child behaviour problems, setting specific goals, and using strategies to promote child development, manage misbehaviour and plan for high-risk situations.

Triple P Stepping Stones (SEND)

This course has been developed for parents of children with a disability. Stepping Stones has been evaluated with families of children with a range of disabilities (for example intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy) and elevated levels of disruptive behaviour. Delivered over 9 weeks.

Triple P Teen

Delivered over eight weeks for parents of teenagers who are interested in learning a variety of parenting skills and strategies. Parents may be interested in promoting their teenager’s development and potential or they may have concerns about their teenager’s behaviour or want to improve communication.

For more information and to book your place, please call 01282 470830 or email

The Freedom Programme is a domestic abuse programme which was primarily designed for women as victims of domestic abuse. The course examines the roles played by attitudes and beliefs on the actions of abusive men and the responses of victims and survivors. The aim is to help them to make sense of and understand what has happened to them. It also describes in detail how children are affected by being exposed to this kind of abuse and, very importantly, how their lives are improved when the abuse is removed. The programme lasts for 12 weeks.

Freedom for Children is an 8-session programme for children aged 5 to 11 years who have experienced domestic abuse.

It is delivered 1 to 1 in a setting the child feels comfortable with. The aim is: "To enable children to identify and name abusive and non-abusive behaviour and therefore recognise the difference between the two.  To enable children to comprehend the causes of what appears to be a random act of violence and therefore to be reassured that they were not to blame."

For more information and to book your place, please call 01282 470830 or email

We support young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to have a fun time and make new friends. This group offers fun activities and informal education.

Monday 7pm to 9pm

Contact Afzal Khan 07538123666

This group is for young people who want to be heard, and want to influence change locally, regionally and nationally. The group will discuss issues that affect young people and work on campaigns such as environment, gangs, education and homelessness. Young people will build an understanding of politics and have opportunities to impact on their community.

Wednesday 7pm till 9pm Bradley Children and Family Wellbeing Services, Nelson

Contact Saeed Ahmed 07977024113

A group for young people wanting to channel their energy into creative and performing arts, and other positive activities to encourage diversion from anti-social behaviour. 

Activities include poetry, spoken word, karaoke, creative arts and design by a nationally recognised artist.

Wednesday 7pm till 9pm The Garage, Brierfield

Contact Aimee Smith 07770220250 or Mohammed Arshad  07876790731

A group for young people who identify as LGBTQ, or are not sure or experimenting. The group looks at self-expression, identity, wellbeing, resilience and is a support and friendship group that allows young people to express and explore their identities freely in a safe and supportive environment.

Thursday evenings. Contact Saeed Ahmed 07977024113

The team will be in various locations throughout West Pendle engaging with young people. They'll provide information, advice, signposting and project work.

Friday 7pm till 9pm

Contact Afzal Khan 07538123666