This project supports people in the transitional stages of becoming parents and offers them tools and coping strategies to prevent and heal adverse childhood experiences (ACES).
Baby FACES Plus
CYP @ FACES
Support for the children and young people in Bedford Borough who need it most. A range of holistic activities which are generated from the young people themselves.
Support for Young People and their families experiencing Exploitation. This is a service which is available in Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire and Luton.
Working in communities with a bottom up approach providing support for young people and
their families who are at risk of or who
have experienced exploitation
Home visiting support for families with children 0-11.
Visits are weekly with Practitioner and volunteer support. Families are generally referred through partner agencies and we also welcome self referrals.
Support for victims of domestic abuse and their children. This support is for victims who have been assessed as standard to medium risk. We also provide support where the abuse is historical.
A weekly group for parents with multiples to get together. A high level of volunteer support provides a much needed extra pair of hands. This group runs on Friday mornings at Pine Cones Children's Centre
Multi Tots @ FACES
A weekly support group run at Cherry Trees Children's Centre. This is an Early Childhood Partnership (ECP) group which is facilitated by FACES.
A weekly support group run at Kingsbrook Children's Centre. This is an Early Childhood Partnership (ECP) group which is facilitated by FACES.
Crisis funding for people in need. FACES facilitate this service for The House of Industry Estate, Bedford Borough. Referrals are welcome from professionals but please be aware that this is a limited fund.
Parent to parent Autism and ADHD Group. The group meets twice a month one meeting at the Community Centre Church Lane and one at the Child Development Centre, Kempston.
Dad & Me
A group for dads and their children which runs in Sharnbrook once a month. Dads can enjoy getting to know each other. Children can enjoy the different themed activities provided by our Practitioner and our volunteers.
The project will help to address several key areas that are prevalent in a teenage girl’s life, as well as to help to bridge the gap between students living in poverty and those who aren’t.
A weekly support group run at Pine Cones Children's Centre for those families who may find accessing community groups challenging. This is a referral only group as we want to ensure that children most in need have access.
Support for families and their children with providing meals during the school summer holidays.