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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?

Find out about other family activities in Nottingham

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Latest News and Events

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.

Campfires, hot chocolate & storytelling
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Campfires, hot chocolate & storytelling

Recently two of the amazing Ideas Fund projects teamed up to give families a fantastic outdoor experience.

Ideas Fund projects have arrived
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Ideas Fund projects have arrived

This year the Ideas Fund was launched with not one but three years of funding! Enabling the awarded partners a chance to explore and develop the projects.

Invitation to Tender:  People in the Lead
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Invitation to Tender:  People in the Lead

We're looking for a partner to support our ambitions around co-production in Nottingham.

Healthy Start Update Briefing
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Healthy Start Update Briefing

Watch our webinar about changes to the Healthy Start scheme.

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