Shaftesbury Children's Centre

Coronavirus status: closed Our buildings may be closed at the moment, but we are still available to offer support to you and your family. If you need to contact someone, please contact the North Dorset Family Partnership Zone (Mon-Fri) on 01305 224310. There are food Banks in this area and you can contact them on: Blandford - 01258 456093, Gillingham - 07895 148094 and Open Door at Gillingham Community Church - 07719 748486. Shaftesbury Children's Centre is part of the North Dorset Family Partnership Zone. Shaftesbury Children's Centre has a range of services and lots of useful information that you can access when you need it. If you feel you and your family might need extra support, Children's Centre staff can help you identify what help you need and then work with you to plan a way forward. Shaftesbury Children's Centre is based on the Shaftesbury Primary School site and has a 40 place North Dorset Children's Centre Day Nursery which is open 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.


Venue address
Next to Shaftesbury CE VC Primary School Wincombe Lane
North Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 09:00-17:00
Tue: 09:00-17:00
Wed: 09:00-17:00
Thu: 09:00-17:00
Fri: 09:00-17:00

Service Details

Additional Information

Please contact the Children's Centre for further information or just drop in. Also visit our website to view a full programme of activities available. The Family Partnership Zones (FPZ) are made up of Dorset County Council staff working together with local professionals, aiming to support families with children from birth, right through to adulthood. We aim to make sure the right people meet the needs of families across Dorset. Please get in touch if you require any further information.

Age Range
0 years 0 months to 4 years 11 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Registration details
Registration numberOfsted registration date


Wheelchair accessible
The whole building is accessible to all and is on one level.
Parking availability information
There is free parking for several cars at the centre with two disabled parking spaces.¦¦
Toilet facility information
We have an accessible toilet.
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Address: Next to Shaftesbury CE VC Primary School  Wincombe Lane  Shaftesbury  Dorset