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Portishead Children's Centre

North Somerset Children’s Centres are following the latest government advice regarding the wellbeing of residents, staff and contractors during the developing coronavirus situation.

As a provider of services to vulnerable people in our community, we are making sure we maintain service levels in critical areas.

All of our Children Centres are closed (see information below for Midwifery services) If you need to contact us, please ring one of the Children Centre numbers below. A member of our team will be able to help you with your query.

Portishead Children’s Centre – 01275 884001

Clevedon Children’s Centre – 01934 426440

Worle Children’s Centre & Library – 01934 426090

Ashcombe Children’s Centre – 01934 426380

Oldmixon Family Centre – 01934 426881

Midwifery services are working as usual from Yatton (Rowan Tree hub) and Ashcombe (Maple Tree Hub) but not Locking Castle and Locking Children’s Centre site. Please contact your midwife using the telephone number on the front of your yellow book if needed.


Portishead Children's Centre is situated within St. Barnabas Centre (the old St. Barnabas C. of E. V.C. School) offers activities and groups for children 0-4, their families and their community. The centre also has a Well Baby Clinic.

Please see the downloads section of this page to view our latest What's On guide and to find out more about what's going on at the Centre.

Contact Portishead Children's Centre on 01275 884 001 or email for more information.

We welcome breastfeeding in all areas of our centre. If you would prefer a private space please ask a member of staff. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Suzanne Thorne
Contact Position
01275 884 001

Where to go

St. Barnabas Centre
West Hill
BS20 6LN

Portishead Children's Centre is accessible to all with ramped access to the hall and main building and accessible toilets. There is also a changing place with ceiling hoist, raised bed and modified toilet. There is limited street parking. Please call us regarding accessible parking on our driveway.

Portishead Children's Centre is open Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 17:00.

Local offer


North Somerset Children Centres can offer help with early identification of children with special needs and disabilities and can signpost to inclusive services and support for their families.

  • Access to Speech and Language Therapists, Health Visitors and Community Family Support Workers.
  • Links with local Opportunity Group.

Dyslexia Portishead - Monday and Tuesday (term time only) at St Barnabas Centre. Email or call 01275 882802 for further details.

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