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Personal Health Budgets

The NHS explains that Personal Health Budget uses NHS funding to create an individually agreed personalised care and support plan that offers people of all ages greater choice and flexibility over how their assessed health and wellbeing needs are met. Personal health budgets are flexible.…

Domestic Abuse Support

Domestic abuse is an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, including sexual violence, by a partner, ex-partner, a family member, or carer. If you are in immediate danger, please call 999. . Bedfordshire Domestic Abuse Partnership (BDAP) Refuge -…

HAF - Support pages

We want to make sure that all families eligible for the Holiday Activities and Food Programme are able to access support and information they may need. Click on the icons below for links to relevant websites, information and organisations. 

Budgeting, income and benefits support

CLICK HERE for Cost of living guide Budgeting Advice: Money Saving Expert Citizens Advice Which? - My Money Health Check Money Helper - Help with the cost of living Benefits Advice: GOV.UK - Benefits How to apply for Universal Credit Benefits Calculator Citizens Advice Debt Advice:…

Early Help and Social Care

What to do if you have safeguarding concerns about a child: Integrated Front door (IFD) Other information and web pages: Early Help Information Social Care Information Children with Disabilities Team Fostering and Adoption


There are many different elements to healthcare, from mental health to dental care and vaccinations. Explore the links below to visit useful websites and find out more information. Medical help and advice: Get help for your symptoms - NHS 111 Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust…

Youth Violence and Exploitation

See links below to useful websites, where you can find information and guidance about youth violence and exploitation. If you have concerns about a child, click here to report them to Bedford Boroughs Integrated Front Door (IFD). Violence and Exploitation Reduction Unit (VERU) Bedfordshire Against…

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

Eating healthy and nutritious meals is an important part of children's health and development. The foods we eat can have a significant impact on both our physical and mental health. Explore the links below for information and tips on elathy eating, nutrition and budget friendly…