Investing in the futures of our children

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Better Start Bradford provides a range of projects for pregnant women and families with babies and children aged under four in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton.

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Infant Mental Health Awareness Training




  • Professionals
  • Health professionals
  • Midwives
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ESOL+ for Pregnancy



Woodroyd Children's Centre, Woodroyd Road, Bradford BD5 8EL

  • Expectant parents
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HENRY Healthy Families Group



Canterbury Nursery School, Basil Street, BD5 9HL

  • Families with babies
  • Families with toddlers
  • Mums
  • Dads
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Better Start Imagine - Story and Rhyme Time

Community Event


Laisterdyke Library, Manse Street, BD3 8PR

  • Families with under-fours
  • Families with toddlers
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Our Parents in the Lead Activities Fund is designed to help parents run activities for families expecting babies or with children under four, in the Better Start Bradford area. You can apply once a year for a maximum of £2,500 to fund your activity.

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Our part of Bradford

We believe in our local area and the people that live here. Better Start Bradford’s projects cover three Bradford wards: Bowling & Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton.

But we also want to share learnings more widely, so much information on this site is relevant to families and professionals elsewhere.

Map of covered Bradford areas