Family Hubs - latest timetables

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On this page, you'll find the latest details of what's on at our family hubs.

East Family hub

Click here for our February 2024 timetable

Click here for our March 2024 timetable


Here's a quick overview of recent events and parenting programmes

Play and Learn - space for you and your child to learn together and have fun! Just drop in.

Story and Rhyme - fun, interactive story, craft and rhyme session for 0-3s. Call Sumiyya on 01274 730415 or 07519414464 to book.

Baby Steps - A friendly group for parents-to-be to meet and get emotional and practical support.

Sensory Room - a therapeutic space for all families devoted to relaxing and developing the senses. Bookable in one hour slots. Call the hub to book.

SEND Parent/Carer’s Resource Coffee Morning - a place for parent carers to share experiences and get support. Email chaslam@carersresource.org or call 0808 5015939 for more information.

Carer’s Resource Drop-in - a place for parent carers to share experiences and get support. Health Visitor, Baby and Midwife Clinics - including Clover midwife clinic. Appointment only - speak to your health visitor or midwife.

BHT Owlets Play Group - Stay and play for children 18 months to 3 years. A friendly group for parents/carers who would like support to develop their child’s language skills through play. Call BHT on 01274 730415 for more information and to book a place.

Baby Massage - learn to massage your baby on this free five-week course. To book a place, email Little Minds Matter at LMMsupport@bdct.nhs.uk or call 07766568407, Monday to Friday.

School Nurse Team – Support with eating, lifestyles, relationships, sleep issues and more. Drop In or call 01274 221203.

Jump Aboard - drop-in sessions with an educational psychologist.

West Family Hub

Click here for our February 2024 timetable

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Here's a quick overview of events and parenting programmes happening at West hub

School nurse parent drop-in – Support with eating, lifestyles, relationships, sleep issues and more.

Women’s chit chat group – drop-in for a warm drink, chat and peer support.

DWP employment advisor – benefits, training and advice. Email: farhana.khalifa@dwp.gov.uk 

Sensory play room – a therapeutic space, perfect for children with SEND. Call us to book.

SEND partnership drop-in - drop-in sessions for families of children with SEND. Email  nakhbar@carersresource.org or call 0808 5015939 for more information.

Clothes shack – a free clothes recycle shop.

Job Club (City Library) – drop into our free work clubs to learn IT skills, create/update your CV, log into Universal Jobsmatch and set up your email

Adult disability gardening group – by Bradford City disability FC. Call 07818515639 for info.

Little Minds Matter – drop-in sessions. Contact Julie Daglish on 07769684452 or email littlemindsmatter@bdct.nhs.uk for information.

Baby Clinic Stay and Play – Come to our stay and play session while you wait for the baby clinic.

Manningham wellbeing Hub youth group Outdoor forest sessions at Farcliffe. Bookable through Ali; 01274 594173 or Alii@equalitytogehter.org.uk

Special Space Inclusion Group 11+ — Movie nights, trips, activities, gaming, food, arts and crafts and more. Bookable through Lukman 07890970716, Khuram 07971179676, Margaret 07974623779.

Jump aboard - educational psychologist drop-in

Stitch and Snip - Wellbeing/sewing group; drop-in.

Wise Owls and Owlets - language development for parents/carers of children 18 months to 4 years.

Connecting Roma - drop in for ESOL, employment advice and peer support. Call 07821149504 for info.

Breaking the cycle drop-in - advice & support from professional youth workers about keeping your child safe

Baby feeding drop-in - get support from our breastfeeding support team, volunteers and specialists.

Family Links Nurturing – supporting positive parenting and exploring emotional needs behind behaviour. For parents/carers of children 2-13.

Talking Teens - positive parenting and relationship building for parents and carers of children aged 11-18. Covers managing conflict,communicating and more.

Who’s in Charge - Parents and primary carers who care for children aged 8 to 18 years of age, who are abusive or violent towards them or who appear out of parental control.

Time out for dads - helping dads build a better relationship with their children.

DICE – a support programme for parents and carers to raise awareness of exploitation.

South Family Hub

Click here for our February 2024 timetable

Click here for our March 2024 timetable


Here's a quick overview of current events and parenting programmes

School Nurse Team – Drop In or call 01274 221203 Health visitor clinics – speak to your health visitor or call 01274 221223 to book.

Foster Carers Support Group - if you are a foster carer and would like further information please contact Shahnaz Zaman: shahnaz.zaman@bradfordcft.org.uk

Jump Aboard - educational psychologist - Free Consultation - Cover topics such as Autism, ADHD,speech and language needs, learning difficulties,social, emotional and sensory needs, information on education, health and care (EHC) assessments and EHCP (education, health and care plan).

Coffee mornings - Green Doctors will be attending on 29th Feb to give advice on saving energy and money.

Arts and crafts sessions - open to all.

Wise Owls - language development drop-in for parents/carers of children 18 months to 4 years.

Baby Circles - CALLING ALL PREGNANT WOMEN. Grab a cuppa, connect with other pregnant women,seek wider support all whilst relaxing and enjoying a wide range of wellbeing and self-care activities

Little Minds Matter Circle of Security - Being a parent isn't always easy and at time we can feel lost of confused. What does my child want from me? Why is my baby behaving like this? Am I getting this right?Circle of security is an 8 week programme, weekly session - Creche available. For more information call 07766 568 407 or email LMMsupport@bdct.nhs.uk.

Baby Massage - Enjoy and strengthen baby-parent communication. Helps to relax parent and baby and can encourage deeper sleep and relieve wind, colic and constipation. to book call 07766 568 407 or email LMMsupport@bdct.nhs.uk 

Warm Space - All welcome to keep warm, play games, enjoy crafts and free tea, coffee and soup

Baby and Toddler Reading and Rhymes - Free Baby and toddler Reading and Rhyme session. Come along and enjoy the newly refurbished library at TFD Centre. Free book packs to take away.

Digital resource centre - at TFD library - Free Wi-Fi,phone charging, access to computers, printing,support for digital access, support from family navigators, community connect support, emergency food parcels, tea and coffee.

Who’s in Charge – Parents and primary carers who care for children aged 8 to 18 years of age, who are abusive or violent towards them or who appear out of parental control.

Family Links Nurturing – supporting positive parenting and exploring the emotional needs behind behaviour. For parents/carers of 2-13s.

DICE – a support programme for parents and carers to raise awareness of the risks of exploitation.

Keighley and Shipley Family hub

Click here for our February 2024 timetable

Click here for our March 2024 timetable


Here's a quick overview of recent events and parenting programmes

Play and learn – these drop-in sessions give you and your child lots of opportunities to explore, learn together and have fun!

School nurse parent drop-in – help with eating, lifestyles, relationships, emotions, body changes, growing up, sleeping and more. If you can’t come but still need help, call the school nurses on 01274 221203.

Breastfeed Together – experienced peer supporters lead this friendly group. Get pregnancy, parenting and breastfeeding support and information and meet other parents. Email breastfeedtogether@bdct.nhs.uk to book.

Sensory room – Call or email us to book   sessions at Rainbow. For sessions at Strong Close Nursery (Term Time) call 01535 605272. During school holidays contact Rainbow.

SEND inclusive sessions - open to all parents, carers and their children. Includes multi-sensory story time and access to a range of SEND resources to promote speech, language and sensory exploration. Just drop in.

Youth Club – for ages 11-19. A warm, safe and inviting space for young people with lots of activities on offer. Just drop in.

Wise Owls Language development advice drop-in - if you’re concerned about your 18 month to 4 year old’s language development, drop in to get advice from our language development workers.

Care and Share - Rainbow Hub’s FREE Pre-loved shop, open weekdays 9-4.

Jump aboard - talk through concerns and how to support your child with an educational psychologist. Can help with autism, ADHD, speech and language, learning difficulties,    social, emotional and sensory needs.

Portage play group - term time and referral only; contact Christine Browne on 07977160187 for details.

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