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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...


New home-visiting programme starting soon

Better Start Bradford is supporting the implementation of the Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home Visiting (MECSH) programme with health visitors from Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) in the Better Start Bradford area and Bradford East area. MECSH was designed in Australia...


Meet our Neighbourhood Workers

Community engagement has always been at the heart of Better Start Bradford. Everything we deliver is for the community and has been developed with our local community. So, it made perfect sense to ensure that we had community workers based within each area that we serve in Bradford. Therefore, our ...


Last year the University of Leeds received £109,000 through Better Start Bradford’s Innovation Fund to improve oral health for 0-3’s in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton by delivering their ‘Enhancing the HABIT’ project with the area’s Health Visitors as soon as COVI...


Mum of four, Salma Nawaz, is a community representative on our Better Start Bradford Board. Salma knows what a struggle lockdown has been on many parents with young children, as her own mental health has suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic. When Better Start Bradford started delivering activit...


The Better Start Bradford Communications and Marketing Team is celebrating (albeit remotely) after winning Nursery World’s Online and Social Media award. They were awarded it at the online ceremony on Thursday 4 February. The judges described Better Start Bradford’s online presence as key to...