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Everything we do helps children to grow up happy, healthy and confident

Small Steps Big Changes (SSBC) is a programme of activities designed to give every child the best start in life. We are funded through the National Lottery Community Fund’s A Better Start Programme

Are you an SSBC Family?

We provide services to families in Nottingham who live in the areas of Aspley, Bulwell, Hyson Green & Arboretum and St Ann’s. Check if you’re in an SSBC area.

Enter your postcode like this: NG1 3FB

Big Little Moments

Building young brains with the Big Little Moments

Babies and toddlers are growing and learning every day and the little moments you share can make a big difference. Find out more about making the most of their Big Little Moments.

Big Little Moments

Love Bump, helping pregnant women to stop smoking

SSBC has joined forces with other local organisations to help pregnant women to stop smoking. 

About the Campaign
Love Bump

How can we help?

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Latest News and Events

21 Jul
Engaging and Supporting Community Champions
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Engaging and Supporting Community Champions

Join our webinar to find out about how SSBC and partners work with local community champions.

Accreditation awarded to SSBC Speech & Language services
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Accreditation awarded to SSBC Speech & Language services

We are delighted to announce that our free speech and language services have received accreditation as Communication Accessible by Communication Access UK.

Nottingham fathers ask for a one stop shop for pregnancy and parenting information
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Nottingham fathers ask for a one stop shop for pregnancy and parenting information

‘I just want a one stop shop for information…spending time looking for information means you’re not with your kids’ So, the concept of an information pack for new fathers was born

Woodworking sessions for bereaved dads
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Woodworking sessions for bereaved dads

We're working with local charity Zephyr's to provide alternative support for men who have experienced pregnancy loss or the death of a baby or child.

We’re Putting ‘People in the Lead’
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We’re Putting ‘People in the Lead’

We are pleased to announce that a partnership between The Toy Library and Services for Empowerment and Advocacy (SEA) was successful and together they will be our new collaborative partners.

Getting Families to the Dentist
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Getting Families to the Dentist

This campaign aims to address and tackle the local oral health inequalities by promoting regular dental attendance.

The Big Nottingham Breastfeeding Survey
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The Big Nottingham Breastfeeding Survey

Tell us your opinions about breastfeeding. Be in with a chance of winning £50.

Pregnancy & Parenting during Ramadan
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Pregnancy & Parenting during Ramadan

A guide to Pregnancy & Parenting during Ramadan. Co-produced with parents, healthcare professionals and community organisations. 

22 Mar
A Better Start Online Conference
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A Better Start Online Conference

The A Better Start Programme are hosting an online conference to share the learning from across the country on how practitioners and parents are making a difference to reduce inequalities and improve outcomes for families.

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