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Knavesmire Children's Centre

Important announcement regarding York's Children's Centres

Following the latest Government announcements, we are continuing to ensure the safety of the public and staff. York Children’s Centres will continue to be open only for essential planned appointments for Children’s Social Care and Midwife appointments. Children’s centres will remain closed to all open access groups until at least the end of March 2021.

We are continuously reviewing guidance and will provide updates when possible on the planned stages of reopening children’s centre buildings

Please email York Family Information Service at should you have any questions.

For up to date information and guidance regarding the coronavirus please visit



How to find us and how to get in touch

Knavesmire Children's Centre
Trafalgar Street
YO23 1HY

View the centre's location on a map.

Bus Routes: No 11 stops at Queen Victoria Street and Campleshon Road, No 15/15a stops Campleshon Road
Access: Pedestrian access is via Trafalgar Street or Count de Burgh Terrace.  Access is all one level and suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs.  There is limited parking at the children's centre with disabled parking spaces available.A hearing loop system is available at all times.

We would love to hear from you if you have any questions or would like some support. Please get in touch with the Family Information Service who will point you in the right direction 01904 554444.

Healthy Child Service

If your enquiry is for the Healthy Child Service please call the West Team on 01904 555475.

Register with us

We know that the first few years of a child’s life are critical to their life long learning and development. Parenting can be the most rewarding yet challenging job. By registering your child’s details with the children’s centres you will receive customised information and advice that supports your child’s development from birth until they are ready for school.

You are also registering with York Family Information Service. You will be issued with a newsletter each term packed with information on what is happening in York for families. We will also keep up up to date with key dates such as applying for childcare funding. Register with us today.

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