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Giving children the best start in life

We provide services for expectant families and families with children aged 0-3 in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton.

To check if you – or a family you’re working with – are in our area, and what support services are available, please enter the postcode below:

Postcode, e.g. BD3 9TE

If you are part of the workforce and don’t have a postcode to check, please view our projects.

We know the earliest years are critical to a child's future

That's why we're dedicated to working with families from pregnancy to a child's fourth birthday, helping them lay good foundations that will last a lifetime.

We want to find out what works and share it across Bradford and beyond, focusing on:

- Diet and nutrition
- Social and emotional development
- Speech, language and communication

Join us on our incredible journey...

Where would you like to go?

Get outdoors!

The Better Place team has worked its magic across parks, pocket parks, community centres, streets and green spaces, right across the Better Start Bradford area

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Check to see if you can access our services in your area

We provide services for expectant families and families with children aged 0-3 in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton.

To check if you – or a family you’re working with – are in our area, and what support services are available, please enter the postcode below:

Postcode, e.g. BD3 9TE

If you are part of the workforce and don’t have a postcode to check, please view all our projects.

Latest News

News / 13th June 2024
Better Place secures funding for habitat ‘stepping stones’

Better Place have been successful in securing £500 from the Morley Glass GreenVision Fund towards their Nature Nurture project to work with local families to build habitat boxes to act as nature's stepping stones.

Impact Stories / 6th June 2024
Getting outdoors with twins!

Mum of twins aged 3, Ahwasia found it quite daunting getting out and about with her twins, but thanks to the organised activities set up by Better Place, she decided to give it a go and never looked back!

News / 4th June 2024
Catch up with our June e-newsletter

Find out about our sponsorship of early years events at Bradford Literature Festival again, and how we've taken our learning across the Pennines to Manchester no less...

News / 9th May 2024
Join our Board and be part of our legacy

Recruitment for a new Better Start Bradford Community Board member is open. This voluntary role is a great opportunity to be the voice of families in the area and directly influence our work. Deadline is 21 June 2024.

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