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About Us

  • Our qualified professional staff provide support and information for families with young children.  They will help you work through your particular concerns and problems and provide practical help and support, and links to other agencies.


  • We provide a range of drop-ins, workshops, counselling services, and a range of advice services.  We also provide services in other languages.


  • We will support you to appointments with other organisations (health, legal, housing, schools, etc.) to enable effective meeting.


  • We run a variety of activities for both children and their parents/carers, run by qualified and experienced staff.  These include, teens & tots, toy & equipment library, courses and various other children’s activities and services.
  • We aim to provide the highest quality education and care for all our children.  We aim to offer a welcome to each individual child and family and to provide a warm and caring environment within which all children can learn and develop as they play.


Useful Links 

Listed below are links to websites of organisations that you may find helpful. 

Bedford Borough Council

Bedford Safeguarding Children's Board

Bedford Family Information Service (FIS)
Or call on  0800 0232057

Domestic Abuse (help and advice)

If you need to find a local childminder or find out about your local schools and many more.
or call on 0800 0232057

Direct Gov

HMRC Tax Credits Information
or call Helpline on 0845 3003900

Child Maintenance Options
or call Helpline 08009880988,
text OPTIONS to 66644 for free callback

Local Life Information Service (Bedford)


Gingerbread. Single Parents support.
Sorting Out Separation.

Parent Partnership

Disability Rights

Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)
Or contact by:
Phone: 0808 800 0082
Textphone: 0808 800 0084
There is a webcam portal for BSL users via the Royal Association for Deaf People. 
Opening hours:
Monday-Friday: 9am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-2pm
closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays
Address: Freepost, 
Equality Advisory Support Service, FPN4431

Contact a Family. Support for parents
of children with disabilities. 
or call Helpline on 0800 0556874

Friendly Resources for people with disabilities

Home safety for people with disabilities

Fire Safety Disability Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Driving with Disabilities

Physical Activity for people with disabilities

Stay Active with Disabilities.Quick tips

Families in Focus. Supporting families with children with SEND.
or call Helpline on 01245 353575

Fatherhood Institute. Support for Fathers.

Dad Talk. Support for Fathers.

Working with Men

The Expectant Fathers Programme

Young and Potential Fathers Initiative

Change 4 Life. Eat less, move more,
live longer.

Start 4 Life. Tips and advice for
healthy pregnancy and healthy baby

Rainbow Trust. Supporting terminally
ill children.

Young Minds. Supporting Emotional Well-being and Mental Health of children and young people.


NHS Direct
Home Start
Bedford Pilgrims Housing Association
Stop Smoking (help and advice)
Goldington Green Lower School
Putnoe Primary School