Useful information for families

Families and Young Persons Information


Bradford’s Local Offer

The Local Offer sets out in one place information about provision available across education, health and social care for children and young people who have Special Educational Needs (SEN) or are disabled. This includes those who do not have Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice
Argus Chambers

Citizens Advice website


Support with issues around benefits, work, debt and money, housing, law and courts, family, immigration and health.

Telephone: 03442 451282.

Benefits and housing

Coronavirus advice and information

Health advice

Managing childhood illness in the winter months.

Mental health

The NHS website has information and support for your mental health.

Andy’s Manclub

Group support for men. Millside Centre, Bradford. Drop in group every Mondays at 7pm except for bank holidays.

For further details please visit the Andy’s Manclub website.

Help with food and baby basics

Find help with food in your area.

For help with baby milk, nappies:


Bradford vineyard: The aim is to provide good quality, new and second-hand baby clothes and equipment (for up to 5 year olds) completely free of charge, to anyone who needs it.

Telephone: 07378 398019

Specialist support

Bradford Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Survivors Service

Text support: 07435 752975
Helpline: 01274 308270

Bradford Survive and Thrive

Telephone: 0808 2800 999

Domestic abuse support providing a gateway to the following services:

  • Community IDVA/ISVAs – providing practical and emotional support
  • Temporary safe accommodation including refuge and dispersed homes
  • Recovery and resilience building – bespoke group work offer
  • Early intervention and prevention capacity building
  • Adult domestic abuse and sexual violence counselling
  • Integrated children’s services
  • Bradford MAZE perpetrator programme
  • Sanctuary Scheme – panic alarms and lock changes

Connecting Roma C.I.C

A service for the Roma community provided through Roma workers.

Telephone: 01274 495970 

Please note there is a price for the service depending on the level of support required.

Oasis Recovery Communities: Addictions

Oasis Bradford
21 Bolling Road

Telephone: 020 3733 5467


Specialist support for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in the Bradford area and for their children too.

Telephone: 01274 513300

Barnardo’s, Unit 40 – 42
Campus Road
Listerhills Science Park

Step 2

Step 2 offers a range of services to young people.

Telephone: 01274 683118

Stay at home online resources for early years

Resources for primary ages 

  • Free access to twinkl – online education resource and learning site.
  • Free access to Khan Academy – maths and computing online
  • Free resources Oxford Owl – resources for primary age
  • Free BBC learning resources  – lessons and learning activities

Resources for secondary ages 

Online parenting programmes

Parenting course

The Netmums Parenting Course is based on the Family Links ‘Nurturing Programme’. It can be done free of charge online.

Free parenting resources

Domestic violence

The domestic violence programme can be done online for £12.

The best start in life

Top tips, free recipes, videos for families on healthy eating right from the start and growing up with healthy teeth.  

Child exploitation

Information for parents whose children are at risk of sexual exploitation.