Investing in the futures of our children

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Better Start Bradford works with families to ensure all our children get the best possible start in life - in our part of Bradford and beyond.

Coming up

Better Start Imagine - Storytelling Session

Community Event


Shine West Bowling

  • Families with under-fours
  • Families with babies
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DadTalk (Drop-In Session)

Community Event

9.00 - 11.00am

Bowling Park Primary School, New Cross Street, BD5 8BT

  • Families with under-fours
  • Expectant parents
  • Dads
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'Out and About' Women only walking group in BD5

Community Event

9 - 10:30AM

St Stephen's Primary School, BD5 7HU

  • Families with under-fours
  • Mums
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ESOL+ for Pregnancy




  • Expectant parents
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Our children's future

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Our family of projects

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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 £2,000 to fund your activity. 11 projects have been funded so far this year.

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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