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Shaftesbury Children's Centre


The Children's Centre about page details what services Children's Centres can offer. For a full list of their services, contact North Dorset Family Partnership Zone (FPZ).

The centre is closely linked with Shaftesbury Children's Centre nursery.

Activity programme

See the North Dorset autumn activity programme to find out what activities and groups are on offer.

Contact the North Dorset FPZ if you need information or support.

Parenting skills and strategies sessions

These drop-in sessions offer practical and friendly support for all parents and carers of children and young people of all ages. Find out more about the parenting skills and strategies sessions.

Contact the North Dorset FPZ for further information.

Building facilities

Facilities include:

  • a large outdoor play space*
  • a parent garden where we are developing an area to grow our own vegetables
  • Wi-Fi
  • a large room for activities or training
  • a small meeting room
  • a working hub where people can hot desk

To hire, contact North Dorset FPZ.


There is disabled toilets and access.

Opening hours

The centre is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Find us


There is parking at the centre, as well as 2 disabled parking spaces.

Find out more about Children's Centres

Learn more about Sure Start Children's Centres, how to get involved and extra support for your family. 

North Dorset Family Partnership Zone (FPZ)

Name: Ruth Forbes
Tel: 01305 224310
Full details for North Dorset Family Partnership Zone (FPZ)

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