Children and families

County Children's Centre

We provide free weekly fun activities for parents, carers and their children and support and advice for families and expectant parents in the County, Walton, Vauxhall and Fountain areas.

If you've never used a children's centre before you'll need to register your details before accessing services. Complete your registration online or visit your nearest children's centre to register.

Find us

Arnot Street, Walton, L4 4ED

Contact us

Visit our website for more information about parent and toddler activities, nursery provision and family services and support.

Visit Fountains, County, Walton and Vauxhall Children's Centre

Opening hours


Activity timetable

All activities must be booked by calling 233 3760 unless otherwise stated.

  • Baby Sensory Group

    Play based sensory themed activities to support development. For babies up to 18 months.

    Monday 10am — 11am.

    Drop in

  • Big Book of Play

    Activities and ideas to support children's development through play. For ages 1 to 2 years.

    Tuesday 9.30am — 10.15am.

    Drop in

  • Babbling Babies

    Join us at Spellow Library Hub for early speech and play session. For babies under 12 months.

    Tuesday 10am — 11am.

    Drop in at Spellow Library Hub

  • Stay and Play

    A fun interactive play group for ages 0-5 to help prepare children for school.

    Wednesday 9.30am — 10.30am.

    Drop in

  • Budgeting

    Advice and guidance on how to budget and keep on top of finances.

    Last Thursday of each month 10am — 11am.

    Contact us to book.

  • Song, Story and Rhyme

    Fun session to support speech and language development. For children up to 5 years.

    Thursday 10.30am — 11.15am.

    Drop in at Spellow Library Hub.


    Breastfeeding support and play sessions.

    Thursday 10am — 11am.

    Drop in.

  • Early Communication Group

    Play based targeted group offering advice and strategies to support children's communication skills.

    Friday 9.30am — 10.30am.

    Contact us to book.

You can also attend parent and toddler activities at our partner centres, Fountains, Walton and Vauxhall.

Other services at this centre

Parenting support and advice

We provide parenting advice and support 5 days a week and advice on sleep support, SEN and getting your child ready for school. Enquire at the centre for more details.

School readiness

Is your child about to start nursery or school? Would you like some support/advice about how to help them make this transition? Call in to speak to our link workers who can support you land your child.

Infant First Aid course for parents

Booking required, limited creche available. Please ask for details.

Free nursery places

Do you know there are free nursery places available for two and three-year-olds? Call in for more information.