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Better Start Bradford is Still Here to Help

Better Start Bradford is Still Here to Help

While the vast majority of face-to-face support is on hold for the time being, 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 t...


I’m now in a HAPPY place

Samina, 42, is mum to three daughters under the age of five, aged four, two and six months. Not surprisingly, she felt completely overwhelmed when pregnant with her third child while trying to cope with the demands of her two younger daughters. Thanks to attending the Better Start Bradford HAPPY co...


Talking Together during COVID-19

Mum of five, Sara Shah, 42, had thought everything was okay with her youngest son's language development until she completed a routine questionnaire as part of the Talking Together assessment for two-year olds focusing on his speech and language development. Her young son was surrounded by lots...


Being a volunteer during lockdown

During this difficult time of lockdown and the increased fear and anxiety around COVID-19, mums and mums-to-be with depression, anxiety and low mood may feel more isolated. As the Perinatal Support Service is a volunteer-led service, they have been very fortunate to have dedicated volunteers co...


Home-Start Better Start volunteer support during lockdown

Phoebe*, 26 had never felt so alone. She had left her family and friends in Huddersfield to move to Bradford with her husband and their two young sons aged two and three. Then COVID-19 struck! Thankfully Home-Start Better Start have been able to offer Phoebe ongoing support over the phone. Phoeb...