Support for expectant parents from approximately 30 weeks gestation up until baby is 12 weeks old. 

Families are generally referred to this service by professionals but we also welcome self referrals. 



Support for the children and young people in Bedford Borough who need it most. Our Youth Engagement Worker facilitates a range of holistic activities which are generated from the young people themselves. Please contact us to find out more. 

Early Help 

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. 

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

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.  

Changing FACES

Support for Young People and their families experiencing Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), Sexual Violence and/or Trafficking. This is a service which is available in Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire

Robins Nest 

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. 

Domestic Abuse

One to one 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. We welcome self and professional referrals. 


Support for families and their children with providing meals during the school summer holidays.

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.  

Crisis Fund 

Cherry Pies

A weekly support group run at Cherry Trees Children's Centre. This is an  Early Childhood Partnership (ECP) group which is facilitated by FACES. 

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. 

Spectrum Support

Little Acorns 

A weekly support group run at Kingsbrook Children's Centre. This is an  Early Childhood Partnership (ECP) group which is facilitated by FACES. 

Project Jane 

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. 

Find us: 

Church Lane Community Centre

147 Church Lane, Bedford, MK41 0PW

01234 270601

Charity Registration

No:  1108574

Registered in England and Wales No: 05372026

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