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Behaviour, Learning and Inclusion Support

Bedford Borough Council and it's partners launched their Behaviour, Learning and Inclusions Support Strategy (BLISS) in November 2019. This is a multi-agency approach to promote inclusion and helping vulnerable children to stay in school. Produced in partnership with schools, colleges, nurseries, police and health services, this…

Can I learn to drive if I have a disability?

Having a disability doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t drive – there are various modifications that can be designed to help make your driving as comfortable as possible, depending on your needs. Get a provisional licence First off, you should apply for your provisional driving…

Canoe Trail Adventure School

**FULLY BOOKED** Come along to our award winning Adventure School programme, blending technical skills and life skills whilst learning in the outdoors alongside Sport England. Participates will learn adventure skills, take part in watersports activities, have fun, gain qualifications and make new friends. They will use…

The Children in Care Council

CiCC is a group of children and young people who are in care or who have left care and aims to help you have your say about the issues that are important to you. The CiCC meet every month, with support from the Engagement and…

Children's Centres

Whether you are a mum, dad, grandparent, family member or carer, your local children's centre provides a range of services from pregnancy to five years in a fun, family friendly and safe environment. Activities vary from fun play sessions to family support and include: Access to…

Cost of living guide

Bedford Borough Early Help Team created this guide to advise residents on Bedford Borough what support is available to help them with the cost of living. 

Council Tax

As a young person who is supported by the Leaving and After Care Team, you do not need to pay Council Tax until you reach the age of 25 or are earning over £50000 when you move into your own home.

Country Days Nature Courses

Country Days is an educational charity providing outdoor learning in a beautiful nature reserve for young people aged 7 – 11 yrs in Bedfordshire. Research has proven that there are innumerable benefits of spending time outdoors. We give children in Bedfordshire the opportunity to explore…