Better Start Bradford is a full and equal partnership programme working with families to help give children the best possible start in life in our part of Bradford: Bowling & Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton.


We’re developing and commissioning a broad range of projects that support, inform and engage families expecting babies or with children under four, and professionals and organisations working with them.


Led by Bradford Trident, we have been funded by the Big Lottery Fund to run for 10 years. Working with local partners, we aim to leave a lasting legacy for children, families and the whole area.


All our work is being evaluated through our Innovation Hub, working in partnership with Born in Bradford. We hope the new way of working we’re developing can be rolled out in other areas too.

Want to know more?

We are excited that our new website at is now here. It includes information on our projects, which are starting to be delivered across our area with our partners, supporting and engaging families with children under four and those expecting babies. Keep an eye on the website for new projects when they launch.

The site is also packed with information, ideas and activities for families and people working with families. We hope it will be a source of information and inspiration for parents, volunteers and professionals across Bradford and beyond. Take a look.

You can also like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to keep in touch with us.

Alternatively, contact the Better Start Bradford team on 01274 723146 or

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