Welcome to the Early Childhood Partnership Bedford – home to your local children’s centre.

Early Childhood Partnership Bedford offers a full range of FREE services to expectant parents/carers and families with children up to the age of 5.

Children Centres are a place where lots of different things happen under one roof. Here you can…

  • See your midwife
  • See your health visitor
  • Meet other families in your community and make friends
  • Bring your child/children along to play and learn
  • Join us in other fun activities
  • Receive support and advice
  • Learn a new skill
  • Get information on a range of other local services

The list goes on and you will find more information about specific groups currently on offer through this website and our termly timetables available at your local children’s centre.

Please take a look at what’s on near you. You can use the ‘Activity Search’ on this page or look through the catalogue of events available to you and your children in our ‘Events’ section.

There are centres across Bedford where you will find all manner of support and activities, whatever your situation.

We would love to see you are one of the centres.

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Recent Activity

2 days ago

Bedford Borough Children's Centres

Are you passionate about the health of mums and babies?

We have a wonderful opportunity for two people to join our dedicated Baby Friendly team in Bedford.

🔁Please share with anyone interested to help us find the right candidates!
Apply via NHS Jobs: www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/561bdfef9c273549bd81ae5cb1f06c2f/?vac_ref=915325317 #BedfordJobs
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Yes parenting isn’t as easy as we first think 😂 Hands up how many of us have sworn that we wouldn’t do something before having children and yet do it now? 🙋🏾‍♂️🙋‍♀️ Don’t forget we offer great parenting support at our Children’s Centres. ... See MoreSee Less

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Please come along and support the Queens Park Community Orchard Winter Fair on Saturday 1st December. ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Friday, We hope you all have a relaxing weekend 😂 ... See MoreSee Less

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Calling all parents and carers, come join us at Fledglings this morning, 10-11.30am to meet other parents and have a chat over a cup of tea or coffee. This week’s theme is "play." Jill from the Children Centre will also be here for any support or guidance needed.

The group runs term time only, and is free. Fledglings is a group for babies from birth to crawling.

Please contact Esther at Keepguard Nursery, Kempston for further information on 01234 327955 or keepguardnursery@aol.com.
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Forthcoming Activities