Early Life Changes to Improve Life for Children

ActEarly approach focusses on early life changes to improve the health and opportunities for children living in areas with high levels of child poverty; Bradford, West Yorkshire and Tower Hamlets, London

What We Do

In each of these areas, we are working with local communities, local authorities and other national organisations to understand how we can help families live healthier and more active lives.

Latest News and Events

Emulating multiple interventions with longitudinal data with Dr Margarita Moreno-Betancur and Dr Marnie Downes (Melbourne) | October 6 2021 (9:00am GMT)

Meet Our Team

Over 40 people contribute towards Act Early and its projects including theme leads, co-investigators, research fellows, directors and the project team.

Our Partners

Act Early is supported by several key partners in education, planning, healthcare and local government.

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Tweets from ActEarly

Episode 5 of our podcast is here! Zak & Kerry are joined by @shahid_islam from Bradford’s Act Early Programme (@ActEarlyCities) to explore the part we all have to play in transforming the living environment for the youngest and most vulnerable in society: http://ow.ly/FA4g50GeKUT

We’ve shown @BiBresearch the link between green space and health. Now @ActEarlyCities are helping @bradfordmdc to develop healthier environments for our children

@drrosiemc @shahid_islam @kersten_england


ActEarly: Healthy Places https://youtu.be/jhMSz9-T5D0 via @YouTube

❗️ Our survey is OPEN

πŸ“£ Calling teachers, principals, pupils, catering staff, school governors, local authority etc.

πŸ“’ How can we improve the UK school food system?

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πŸ’› This #WorldSuicidePreventionDay, we're asking you to join us in Creating Hope Through Action.

Reach out and get help if you need it.

❗ Anyone of any age experiencing mental health distress in the Bradford District or Craven should call First Response on 0800 952 1181.

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