|Bradford District Credit Union||
We are an ethical savings and loans company run by our members who live within the Bradford district. We're a friendly alternative to high street banks, doorstep loan sharks and other costly money-lenders. We are the largest Credit Union in Bradford with over 6,000 members and we are fully regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.
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|Bradford District Telephone Befriending Service||
Bradford Metropolitan District Council (BMDC), the local NHS and the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS), have developed a district-wide Telephone Befriending Service with The Bridge Project acting as temporary hosts.
Telephone Befriending is a vital opportunity to engage with another person and provide companionship through conversation. It helps reduce feelings of loneliness and increase wellbeing and is especially important during this time, when more people than ever will be feeling socially isolated. Telephone Befriending is a voluntary, mutually beneficial relationship in which the Befriender gives their time to support and encourage someone.
This Service aims to alleviate some of these tensions by people making regular contact with you by telephone to have a conversation, giving you the chance to connect to others from your own home and is available for anyone 18 years or above.
If you feel you could benefit from this service or just want more information please call us on 01274 952200 or e-mail our team on firstname.lastname@example.org
Our office hours are Mondays to Fridays, 9.30am – 4.30pm.
Offering practical and emotional support to pregnant mums six weeks before the birth, during labour and six weeks after the birth, through trained volunteers.
Doula is the Greek word for wise-woman. Acting as a ‘professional friend’, volunteer doulas help women to make positive choices, accompany them to appointments, provide practical support at the birth, build positive relationships with other services and offer emotional support.
Our Bradford Doulas project supports women to make the best choices for themselves and their babies, helping them to achieve a positive birth experience and building their knowledge to enable them to make informed decisions about childbirth, nutrition and breastfeeding. Support from volunteer doulas can also connect families into network of other support services.
Families are carefully matched with volunteer doulas who are best suited to them (dependent on the woman’s needs, requests and circumstances).
Who will benefit? Over the first three years the project will aim to train at least 50 women to become accredited volunteer doulas, who will go on to support around 200 pregnant women in the Better Start Bradford area. The service is suitable for women who require support regarding maternal health and social wellbeing. Evidence tells us that where a woman receives support before the birth, during birth and after the birth, she is more likely to have a natural birth and a more positive birth experience.
Who provides it? The Bradford Doulas service has been commissioned by Better Start Bradford to run the Bradford Doulas project in Better Start Bradford, supporting more expectant women living in our area. The Project also is funded by Bradford City CCG and supports all women and families across the City CCG wards.
Where and when is it delivered? Most support is in the home and volunteer doulas also accompany women to appointments, antenatal classes and hospitals for birth. Training for volunteers doulas, is held at Carlisle Business Centre.
How do families register? If you are over 28 weeks pregnant and feel that you would benefit from the support of a doula, you can ask for free help by contacting Bradford Doulas on 01274 223 232 or email email@example.com for a referral form. Women can also be referred by their midwife, doctor, health visitor, early year’s staff, social care, children’s centre, voluntary and community sector organisations or other Better Start Bradford projects.
|Bradford Expedition Leaders Association||
Bradford Expedition Leaders Association was set up in 2006 to support people who wish to train as Expedition Leaders in normal, lowland country; and to support qualified leaders with loan equipment, minibus transport, insurance and further training as required.
|Bradford Family History Society||
The Society was founded in 1982 by a small group of individuals attending a course in family history run by Philip Rushworth, the first Chairman of the Society.
|Bradford Flower Fund Homes||
Housing charity providing individual rented homes, grouped in small estates, for elderly people. Currently 165 properties. Contact us for information on how to donate and application forms for accommodation (waiting list for accommodation).
|Bradford Foundation Trust||
Our expertise is serving those who have the highest vulnerability from refugees, women
|Bradford Fringe Festival||
Bradford Fringe Festival is taking place across the city centre this summer. We have over 50 events across 20 venues showcasing nationally and locally recognised artists and emerging talent. Catch Edinburgh Fringe Preview Shows, Theatre Shows and a whole host more between Friday 28th of June and Sunday 8th of September.
|Bradford Guild of Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers||
Aims to foster and encourage knowledge and skills in these traditional crafts and Tapestry Weaving. We cater for all levels of ability and everyone is welcome. We try to have a guest speaker/ workshop on alternate months, with skills sharing sessions at the other Guild meetings. Items of equipment available to Members on hire at favourable rates. There is a small library offering a comprehensive range of publications for loan in return for a small fee. See our website for more details
|Bradford Hate Crime Alliance||
The purpose of Bradford Hate Crime Alliance is to eliminate hate crime by working collaboratively to provide a formal structure for reporting hate crime within our communities. We co-ordinate reporting pathways, encourage joined-up working and support victims of hate crime and their families.
|Bradford Hebrew Congregation||
Charitable incorporated Organisation. Registered Charity No. 1189757 community religious charity
Youth and community development and related experiential learning through sports of Basketball : Monday 7:00pm - 9:00pm (open age); Friday 6:00pm - 7.30pm juniors / children, 7.30 - 9.00pm (open age)
|Bradford Mechanics Institute Library||
From its origins in 1832 to the present day, the Bradford Mechanics Institute has served the people of the City with educational, recreational and social activities.
Today we are primarily a well-stocked subscription library with an expanding range of very active Interest Groups.
The Library has over 14,000 books in the fiction section. These are constantly replenished with the most recent titles and our staff are keen to respond to the specific requests of readers. Non-fiction sections cover the usual full range of topics: biography, history, philosophy, hobbies, travel, etc . . . Sections which support our Interest Groups are particularly well stocked, for example, local history, poetry and WW1.
|Bradford Metropolitan Food Bank||
We make free food parcels that we distribute to homeless and vulnerable people via charities, schools and recognised organisations already working with people in need. We source food - non perishable only - from schools and small-medium businesses. We try to avoid otherwise edible food from going into landfill.
|Bradford Model Engineering Society||
Model engineering covering three main areas : 1-Model boats. 2-Scale Model Steam Powered Road Vehicles. 3-Miniature Railways.
|Bradford Moor Play and Support Services||
We have 5 strategic objectives, structured around our core themes;
Social / Business Entrepreneurship
PASS was established in 2007 by a group of local professionals with the aim of mobilising the community in one of the most nationally deprived wards to create social and economic change.
The founding members all lived and grew up in the Bradford Moor area and feel passionately about making Bradford Moor a better, stronger and safer place.
Rooted firmly within the local community, PASS seeks to deliver bottom up solutions; enabling locals to develop practical solutions in response to community need.
PASS works in partnership with the local communities and statutory agencies to ensure all untapped and resources in the area are utilised to empower the community.
PASS operates out of the Cabin in to Attock Park; located in the heart of Bradford Moor. The location is intended to be visible and accessible to the community it serves.
|Bradford North Foodbank||
Part of the Trussell Trust National Foodbank Network. Opened in January 2015. Covering the following postcode areas: BD2, BD9, BD10, BD17, BD18 and also Aireborough (LS19, LS20).
|Bradford North Foodbank: 3-day Emergency Food Parcels and Signposting||
We offer 3 day food parcels, which contain a nutritional balance of food items sufficient to provide 3 meals a day plus drinks/snacks to the voucher holder and dependents living in their household. All the food is long-life and in date. We also offer essential toiletries and cleaning products. The food parcels are distributed via our five foodbank centres located in the community. The foodbank centres are setup as 'pop-up' cafes providing a warm, safe space with free refreshments. Voucher recipients will be welcomed, given their food parcel and offered a chance to chat about the circumstances leading to their need for emergency food aid. Signposting support will be given where appropriate. We are not an advice service.
|Bradford North Foodbank: Emergency food parcels and signposting||
A voucher recipient takes their food voucher to one of our pop-up cafe-style distribution points, where they will be welcomed, offered refreshments, given their 3-day food parcel (nutritionally balanced, long-life food. Enough for all dependent members of household), and given the opportunity of chatting to one of our volunteers who will signpost to additional support where appropriate.
|Bradford Nutrition and Dietetic Services within Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||
The Bradford Nutrition and Dietetic Services located within Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, provides services to patients in a range of hospital and community settings across the Bradford District. To be referred to the service please speak with your GP or consultant. We employ registered dietitians who support people to make food choices and dietary changes to help manage their health conditions. This can involve one to one patient consultations, group education or working with other teams to help plan public health strategies. If you work in the Bradford District and have a nutrition enquiry, please call our Nutrition Advisory Helpline on 01274 783124. (Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, answerphone out of hours). We also provide a consultancy service and training to staff and workers on a diverse range of diet and nutrition subjects and can tailor training to suit your service's needs. Our Food and Nutrition training programme is available to staff working in the Bradford District who want to update their nutrition knowledge. For more information or to book one of our courses please call 01274 365387.
|Bradford People First||
User led self advocacy organisation for adults with a learning disability. Working on a range of important issues including self-advocacy, disability awareness, training, health, citizenship, crime, keeping-safe, rights and employment.
|Bradford Perinatal Support Service||
Trained volunteers provide peer support to families where a parent is struggling with their emotional health or wellbeing during pregnancy and the first year after birth. This service is part of Better Start Bradford.
Kenburgh House, 28 Manor Row, Bradford BD1 4QU
We are still operating during Covid-19, our service will be offered over the telephone and through video calls.
|Bradford PHAB Club||
CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE - NO CURRENT DATE OF RETURN
The aim of Bradford PHAB is to promote and encourage people of all abilities to come together on equal terms, to achieve complete inclusion within the wider community.
This includes promoting and encouraging the self-confidence and independence of young people of all abilities through a range of diverse activities and projects.
We have a large group of children and young people both with and without disabilities and we provide a wide range of activities for them to access. The participants are transported to and from the club each week. We also provide supervision and support to the children and young people and offer a break from everyday life with a chance to mix with and make new friends. Our unpaid volunteers include those that work, professionally, with individual disabled children and thus understand their needs and are able to make informed decisions to best achieve positive outcomes for them.
|Bradford Producing Hub||
Bradford Producing Hub is a consortium of Bradford organisations and artists that have been awarded £1.5 million from Arts Council England for a three-year project to use innovative approaches to producing work, supporting talent, developing a local arts workforce, and partnering communities across Bradford to reimagine the city as a thriving hub for performance. This consortium includes Theatre in the Mill, Mind the Gap, Kala Sangam, 154 Collective, Common Wealth and Displace Yourself. The first year of activity will be about consulting with everyone in the city to shape the direction of the Hub, and will include a detailed cultural mapping process of Bradford’s live performance makers and organisations.
|Bradford Quaker Meeting ( Religious Society of Friends)||
Bradford Quakers meet for worship on Sundays at 10.30am at the meeting house on Russell St. All are welcome to the simple worship style which is based upon silence and finishes at 11.30am. The Quaker Meeting House also has rooms available to hire for groups and functions.
For room bookings please email firstname.lastname@example.org , or call 07518402079 / 01274 492391