Mersey Family Hub

Family Hub at Mersey

Mersey family hub provides support, advice and offers sessions and activities to local families. The staff working in the family hub will work in partnership with you and your community. They will guide you in finding the right help from different services in the area.

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Opening hours

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - 9:30am-11:30am

Wednesday - Closed

Thursday - Closed

Friday - 9:30am-12:30pm 

Saturday - Closed

Sunday - Closed


Mersey Family Hub
Derwent Street


01482 705 333 


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A full timetable of events and activities are available to download.

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Most of the sessions take place during term-time only. Check with your local Family Hub before attending during school holidays.

Mersey Family Hub activity timetable
Day Time Session Venue Voluntary contribution per family
Monday 10.00 to 11.00am

Sensory Session 

A session for children aged 0-3 years to excite the senses. Children can explore the world around them using touch, taste, smell, sight and hearing. 

Marfleet Family Hub £1
  10.30am to 11.15am Tots Football
Suitable for children aged 2 to 5 years. Just turn up.
St Stephens Neighbourhood Centre £1
  1.00pm to 2.00pm Baby Yoga
A relaxing class which uses gentle stretches and movements for you to do with your baby alongside music, song and rhyme. From 14 weeks to crawling. Booking is required.
Marfleet Family Hub £1
Tuesday 9.30am to 10.30am Busy Babies
A free-play session for children 0 to 12 months with sensory play, outdoor opportunities, and singing time.
Mersey Family Hub £1
  10.00am to 11.30am House of Light Grow together
Free to all pregnant parents with monthly drop-ins from the midwifes and doulas. Come along to make new friends and support each other through your pregnancy journey.
Marfleet Family Hub Free
  10.00am to 12pm Employment and Benefit Drop In
This session provides support to look for work as well as help to apply for and check welfare benefits. Runs fortnightly. Call the family hub to check dates.
Marfleet Family Hub Free
  11.00am to 12.30pm Mud and Rainbows
Bring your toddler to a mixed session including - indoor messy and sensory play; singing; and outdoor time. Promoting toddlers' brain development, and early language skills.
Mersey Family Hub £1
Wednesday 10.00am to 11.00am Nature Learners
An outdoor session where children can explore messy sensory activites and natural resources through free play and activities. For children up to 24 months old.
Marfleet Family Hub £1
  10.00am to 11.00am Baby Massage
This is a 5-week course that supports with - bonding and attachment, colic, teething, speech and language, and muscle development. Contact the Family Hub as booking is required for this session.
Marfleet Family Hub £5 for full course
  1.30pm to 3.30pm Child Health Clinic
Run by local Health Visitors, have your baby weighed, weaning advice and discuss any issues about your baby's development. Also spend time in the sensory room. For more information, call 01482 344 301. Breastfeeding support available 1.30pm-2.30pm.
Marfleet Family Hub Free
Thursday 9.45am to 11.45am Learn to Talk Together
Group sessions for children with communication, speech, and language delays. Help build communication, speech and language skills through play. This is a referral only session. For more information call KIDS on 01482 467 540
Marfleet Family Hub Free

Tots Tumble

An introduction to gymnastics and cheerleading for young beginners. Suitable for children aged 2-5 years. 

St. Stephens neighbourhood centre £1
  1.00pm to 2.00pm Babbling Babies
A structured session filled with fun songs, action rhymes, stories using puppets, bubbles, and a parachute. Suitable for babies aged 0 to crawling.
Marfleet Family Hub £1
  2.00pm to 3.00pm Fareshare
A bag of upto 10 items from a variety of food and toiletries for £1.50 per week. To qualify you must have a child under the age of 18.
Marfleet Family Hub £1.50
Friday 9.30am-10.30am

Stay and Play

A drop-in session for parents/carers to have a chat and refreshments whilst children and babies play. A range of professionals will be invited weekly to answer questions. 

Mersey Family Hub.  Free
  10.30am to 11.30am Fareshare
A bag of upto 10 items from a variety of food and toiletries for £1.50 per week. To qualify you must have a child under the age of 18
Mersey Family Hub £1.50