What services are available?

Row of babies

The service is available to any family with children aged 0-5 years

Health Visitors work in collaboration with GPs, Children's Centres and community services to deliver universal, universal plus, universal partnership plus (see above) and community services based on the needs of the children and families in their area. Every GP Practice and Children's Centre has a named link Health Visitor for information and advice about the service or consultation regarding any child or family

You can ask the health visitor anything, if they can't help you they will try to find someone who can help you. The health visitor can listen to you if you are worried about being hurt by someone you know or who lives with you.

If being a mum makes you feel upset or sad or it is not what you thought it would be, the health visitor will be able to help you.

Where are they based?

There are 22 integrated children and family health teams who are based across Lancashire.

How can you get an appointment?

You can telephone the health visiting team on one of the numbers here to arrange an appointment. You can get more information from;

  • Your GP
  • Your Midwife
  • Your local Children's Centre


Contact your local team

Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley

Burnley Central Team

St Peter's HC, Church St, Burnley BB11 2DL
Tel: 01282 628 349   

Burnley East Team

The Chai Centre, Hurtley St, Burnley BB10 1PD
Tel: 01282 628 267

Burnley West Team

The Fold, 2-8 Venice Avenue, Burnley BB11 5JX
Tel: 01282 628 660

Pendle North Team

Colne Children’s Centre, , 1st Floor, Walton Street, Colne BB8 0EL
Tel: 01282 628 067/8

Pendle South Team

Yarnspinners Health Centre, Carr Road, Nelson BB9 7SR
Tel: 01282 628 471     

Rossendale East Team

Bacup Health Centre, Irwell Mill
Rochdale Road, Bacup 0L13 9NR
Tel: 01282 628 260

Hyndburn South/Rossendale West Team

Dearden House, 16 Deardengate, Haslingden, Rossendale BB4 5QJ
Tel: 01282 628 620     

Hyndburn Central Team

2nd Floor, The Mount, Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5DE
Tel: 01254 283 960

Ribble Valley Team

Pimlico Road, Clitheroe, BB7 2BL
Tel: 01254 283 961

Central & West Lancashire

Preston West

Fulwood Clinic (Fulwood, Ingol), 4 Lytham Road, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8JB
Tel: 01772 777235

Preston East

Ribbleton Clinic (Ribbleton, Longridge), Langden Drive, Ribbleton, Preston PR2 6HT
Tel: 01772 777461

Preston Central

Avenham Health Centre (Avenham, Saul St), Avenham Lane, Preston PR1 3RG
Tel: 01772 777269

South Ribble East

Bamber Bridge, Bamber Bridge Clinic (Bamber Bridge, Clayton Brook, Walton-Le-Dale), School Lane, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6QE
Tel:  01772 644176            

Chorley East

Chorley Health Centre (Chorley, Withnell), Collison Avenue, Chorley PR7 2TH
Tel:  01772 644706            

South Ribble West

Yewlands Drive Clinic (Leyland, Euxton), Yewlands Drive, Leyland PR25 2EB
Tel: 01772 644114                   

West Lancashire East

Ashurst Health Centre (Ashurst, Birley Wood), Lulworth, Ashurst, Skelmersdale WN8 6QS
Tel:01695 684200

West Lancashire West

Hants Lane Clinic (Hants Lane, Sandy Lane, Burscough), Hants Lane, Ormskirk L39 1PX
Tel: 01695 684235

Chorley West

Coppull Clinic (Coppull, Tarleton, Eccleston, Adlington), 2 Springfield Road, Coppull, Chorley PR7 5EJ
01772 644746

Blackburn with Darwen

Darwen and Rural Team

Darwen Children’s Centre, Lord Street, Darwen, BB3 0HD
Tel: 01254 585 000

Blackburn East Team

Audley Children’s Centre, 185-187 Pringle Street, Blackburn, BB1 1SF
Tel: 01254 585 000

Blackburn West Team

Higher Croft Children’s Centre, Fishmoor Drive, Blackburn, BB2 3UY
Tel: 01254 585 000

Blackburn North Team

Little Harwood Children’s Centre, Robinson Street, Blackburn, BB1 5PE
Tel: 01254 585 000

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