Keighley/Shipley Family Hub

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Where can I find you?

Our main family hubs are at:

Rainbow Family Hub, Braithwaite Grove, Keighley, BD22 6JB:


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and Strong Close Family Hub, Airedale Road, Keighley, BD21 4LW:


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We also deliver services from the following locations:

  • Keighley Library, North Street, BD21 3SX
  • Shipley Library, 2 Well Croft, Shipley BD18 3QH
  • The Trinity Centre, John Escritt Road, Bingley BD16 2ST
  • Sue Belcher Centre, Keighley, BD22 7AY
  • Denholme Primary School, Denholme, BD13 4AY
  • Windhill Community Centre, Shipley, BD18 2NR
  • Owlet Family Centre, Shipley, BD18 2JG

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What's happening at Keighley and Shipley Family hub?

Click here for our February 2024 timetable

Click here for our March 2024 timetable

Here's a quick overview of recent events and parenting programmes

Play and learn – these drop-in sessions give you and your child lots of opportunities to explore, learn together and have fun!

School nurse parent drop-in – help with eating, lifestyles, relationships, emotions, body changes, growing up, sleeping and more. If you can’t come but still need help, call the school nurses on 01274 221203.

Breastfeed Together – experienced peer supporters lead this friendly group. Get pregnancy, parenting and breastfeeding support and information and meet other parents. Email to book.

Sensory room – Call or email us to book   sessions at Rainbow. For sessions at Strong Close Nursery (Term Time) call 01535 605272. During school holidays contact Rainbow.

SEND inclusive sessions - open to all parents, carers and their children. Includes multi-sensory story time and access to a range of SEND resources to promote speech, language and sensory exploration. Just drop in.

Youth Club – for ages 11-19. A warm, safe and inviting space for young people with lots of activities on offer. Just drop in.

Wise Owls Language development advice drop-in - if you’re concerned about your 18 month to 4 year old’s language development, drop in to get advice from our language development workers.

Care and Share - Rainbow Hub’s FREE Pre-loved shop, open weekdays 9-4.

Jump aboard - talk through concerns and how to support your child with an educational psychologist. Can help with autism, ADHD, speech and language, learning difficulties,    social, emotional and sensory needs.

Portage play group - term time and referral only; contact Christine Browne on 07977160187 for details.

Meet your family navigators

We are the local family navigators for the Keighley/Shipley Family Hubs. We're happy to show you around our Family Hubs and introduce you to all the fantastic things we have going on for families in your area.

If you need any extra support, we're here to listen and signpost you to services that can help.

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Contact us

Call us on: 01535 618005


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