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Better Start Bradford is Still Here to Help

While the vast majority of face-to-face support is still on hold in 2021, we are still supporting families in the Better Start Bradford area over the phone / video calls and through virtual events. Below you can find contact details for all our projects along with brief details about what they a...


Zara*, 38, is mum to four children aged between three and 15. She decided after 15 years of raising her children that she wanted to start thinking about a career again. With little confidence, Zara had no clue how to kick-start her career until she came across a Home-Start Better Start volunteering...


Apply to Parents in the Lead

Local parenting groups have until Friday 19 February to apply for up to £2,500 each from Better Start Bradford’s Parents in the Lead Activities Fund in the first application round of 2021. The Parents in the Lead Activities Fund is open for applications from local groups wishing to run activi...


Happy New Year from Alex

Happy New Year – I think we’re all ready to see the back of the last one and genuinely hope for a healthier and happier 2021. 2020 was not what any of us thought it might be, and whilst it has brought sadness and challenges we never imagined would happen in our lifetime, the Better Start Bra...


How communities created their Better Place

We all know that ‘Rome wasn’t built in a day’ and that is because bricks and mortar are not the only things that matter when it comes to building or creating something for the community. What matters most is that local communities are involved from the very beginning to decide what is needed ...


In the first few weeks of lockdown, we spoke to Phoebe* who was being supported by Home-Start Better Start volunteer Amanda. Phoebe, 26, has now got to the point where she no longer feels she needs Amanda’s support. She took the time to talk to us about how she felt Amanda has helped he...