BrightPaths - Behaviour & Wellbeing Support Service for Children and Young People

BrightPaths is a dedicated organisation providing crucial support to children and young people in Bedford, Luton, and Central Bedfordshire. We specialise in bridging the gaps in provision to ensure no child falls through the cracks. We focus on delivering early targeted support for children and young people, addressing their behavioural needs and emotional well-being.

Our services encompass 1-1 mentoring and engaging workshops tailored to meet the unique requirements of each individual. We understand the diverse needs of children and young people, including those with neurodiversity, such as ADHD and ASD, and we are experienced in providing appropriate support in these areas.

At BrightPaths, we believe in the power of intervention at an early stage to promote positive outcomes. By addressing behavioural challenges and supporting emotional well-being, we empower children and young people to thrive. Our team works closely with schools, families, and other professionals to ensure a collaborative approach to support and maximise the impact of our services.

Our services encompass a wide range of areas where we can provide support. Some of the key topics include:

  • Emotional Literacy: Understanding feelings and emotions.
  • Low-level anxiety: Helping children develop strategies to manage and overcome feelings of anxiety.
  • Coping skills building: Equipping children with effective coping mechanisms to navigate challenges and stressors.
  • Self-esteem enhancement: Promoting a positive self-image and building self-confidence.
  • Transition to middle/high school: Assisting children in transitioning smoothly to a new school environment and managing associated changes.
  • Emotional regulation: Supporting children in understanding and managing their emotions in a healthy and constructive manner.
  • Behaviour in school: supporting with mentoring and strategies which can be included in student passports and PSP/BSp's.

If you are seeking support for your child or know someone who would benefit from our services, please reach out to us. Together, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and young people, nurturing their potential and promoting their well-being.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Contact Position
Outreach Manager
01234 958493 01234 958493
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BrightPaths provides support on an outreach basis, delivering services within local schools or virtually when necessary.


From 37.50  per session
We understand that affordability is important and are committed to making our services accessible. Through the utilisation of charitable grant funding, we can offer support at subsidised rates or even free of charge in some instances. For an accurate quote, please contact us directly. Schools may consider using pupil premium to fund BrightPaths Provision. (Therapy, counselling and specialist provision are recognised uses of pupil premium.) Parents also have the option to independently fund the support if they wish. Our 1-1 wellbeing mentoring starts at £37.50 per session, and our wellbeing workshops start at £50.00 per session. For pricing details on our other services, please feel free to reach out to us.


Referral required
Referral Details

We kindly request that referrals be made through schools or professional organisations. If parents are interested in accessing support for their children, please reach out to us, and we can liaise with the school directly. We understand that some children may not currently attend school, and we are committed to providing virtual support to ensure that they can also receive the assistance they need. 


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Last updated: 14/06/2023