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ABOUT SPACE

Got a Question? Here’s An Answer!

MY CHILD HAS EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC ABUSE, HOW CAN THEY COME TO SPACE?

SPACE is open to

  • Young people who are in school years 5 – 11 (aged 9 – 16)

  • Young people who live or go to school in Bedford Borough

  • Young people who have experienced one adult hurting another adult in their home.

If your child meets the criteria you are welcome to referrer your child to SPACE.

To refer your child please click here and send the completed form to space@project229.org or
SPACE, Project 229, 229 Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedford, MK42 8DA. 

MY CHILDREN ARE TOO YOUNG BUT NEED SOME HELP, WHAT CAN I DO?

Support for younger children in Bedford is offered by ONE YMCA, for more information click here 

IS THERE ANY SUPPORT FOR ME?

We are currently working on a support network for parents and carers. 

Our partner organisations can also offer support: 

Well Woman:

Wellbeing workshops and support for women. Contact Heather: heather.solesbury@graceinthecommunity.com t: 07941 401140


Art Well: 
Small group art therapy for adults struggling with their mental health. No artistic talent required. 

One YMCA:

One YMCA offer a wealth of small groups and one to one support for parents.


Early Help and Intervention Team

Early help provides support to families to help them cope with difficulties. 

MY SUPPORT WORKER HAS REFERRED MY CHILD TO SPACE, WHAT HAPPENS NOW?

We will be in touch very soon to arrange a date for an induction. An induction usually happens over the phone (although we can do it in person if you would prefer) and is an opportunity for you to tell us all about your child. We will also tell you a bit about SPACE and answer any questions you have.

HOW MUCH DOES SPACE COST?

SPACE and all the provisions we offer are free of charge. This is thanks to our funders and fundraisers. If you want to raise money for SPACE please get in touch.