Shaftesbury Children's Centre Activities

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 is based on the Shaftesbury Primary School site. We are a friendly and welcoming team who are always happy to help. Each Children's Centre aims to provide families with children up to the age of five with the services and activities that its community needs. Your Children's Centre can also offer you and your family - advice and guidance on any aspect of parenting, help you to understand child development, help to get you and your child ready for school, early support for children


Venue address
Next to Shaftesbury Primary School Wincombe Lane
North Dorset

Other information

All year
Additional Information

Visit our website for a full programme of activities and services we offer. The Family Partnership Zones (FPZ) are made up of Dorset 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


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 Primary School  Wincombe Lane  Shaftesbury  Dorset