Starting Well Duty Team and Children's Centre Hours
Starting Well Duty Teams
You are able to contact the Service and speak to someone directly by calling any of our Duty Teams.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need advice and support – we are here to help and available on the following telephone numbers:
Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm (closed on bank holidays)
Blacon Children's Centre
Stanlaw Abbey Children’s Centre
0151 488 8036
Wharton Children’s Centre
Starting Well Bank Holidays
April Bank Holidays 2022:
15th, Good Friday Closed (Bank Holiday)
16th Saturday Closed
17th, Sunday - Closed
18th, Monday - Closed (Bank Holiday)
28th, Tuesday - Usual Hours Resume
May 2022 Bank Holidays:
3rd, Monday - Closed (Bank Holiday)
4th, Tuesday - Usual Hours Resume
June 2022 Bank Holidays:
2nd, Thursday - Closed (Spring Bank Holiday)
3rd, Friday - Closed (Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday)
5th Saturday Closed
6th, Sunday - Closed
7th, Monday - Usual Hours Resume
August 2022 Bank Holidays:
29th, Monday - Closed (Summer Bank Holiday)
30th, Tuesday - Usual Hours Resume
December 2022 Bank Holidays:
25th, Monday - Closed (Christmas Day)
26th Tuesday - Closed (Boxing Day)
27th Wednesday - Usual Hours Resume
January 2023 Bank Holidays:
2nd, Monday - Closed (Bank Holiday)
27th Tuesday - Usual Hours Resume
There are lots of useful sources of information and support on the Starting Well website should you need it over the Bank Holidays. We have also included some useful links below to provide additional support.
If you need breastfeeding support over the next 2 weeks, please contact the 0-19 Starting Well Duty Health Visitor. The duty Health Visitor will be able to offer you support over the telephone and refer onto our infant feeding leads to offer you 1:1 support at home if required.
Outside of our hours please contact the National Breastfeeding Helpline on:
0300 100 0212.
Mental and Emotional Health
Kooth provides expert mental health and wellbeing support to young people across Cheshire. Kooth offers anonymous one-to-one support from counsellors and also an opportunity for young people to share their thoughts with their peers.
CWP Crisis Line is operated by people in your local area who will know how best to support you.
Please call 0800 145 6485 and our dedicated local staff will support you to access the help you need. The phone line is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is open to people of all ages – including children and young people.