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

HENRY (Health, exercise, nutrition for the really young)

Course

02/08/2017
12-2pm

Mortimer House Childrens Centre, Mortimer Ave, BD3 7EY

  • Families with under-fours
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Welcome to the World antenatal course

Course

02/08/2017
9.30-11.30am

Barkerend Children's Centre, Barkerend Road, BD3 8QX

  • Expectant parents
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Welcome to the World antenatal course

Course

03/08/2017
1-3pm

Burnett Fields Children's Centre, 42 Greaves Street, BD5 7PE

  • Expectant parents
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Family fun event

Community Event

10/08/2017
1-3pm

Barkerend Health Centre, Barkerend Road, BD3 8QH

  • Families with under-fours
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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 and the next deadline for applications is 31 August.

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Our proudest moments....

In Infant Mental Health Awareness Week, we raised awareness of coping with stress and worries during pregnancy with our Happy Mum, Happy Bump – Begin before Birth campaign.

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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