Better Action for Families

We are based in Beeston Village Community Centre at Beeston Park Place, Leeds, LS11 8DQ

This is our 21 Years On Film Launch at Beeston Village Community Centre on the 3rd October 2023. It was launched during our AGM.

BAFF Mission Statement

Working to…. Improve the lives of people with learning disabilities and their families in Leeds, through targeted and inclusive action.

BAFF aims

Our main priority is to focus on an inclusive service that will benefit parent/carers, people with learning disabilities and their families.

  • To widen and improve partnerships with other similar organisations.
  • To run weekly groups to promote health and build confidence for parent/carers, people with learning disabilities and their families.
  • To create job opportunities for parent/carers and people with learning disabilities.
  • To promote our work in the community.

If you would like to become a member of BAFF please complete the form or contact us for further information

Why become a member?

  • You can use BAFF services and/or support what BAFF does
  • You can attend our AGM and have the right to vote
  • You can apply to be on our trustee board subject to being elected

Download membership form


BAFF are a charity and we are currently funded by

  • Leeds City Council (Asset Based Community Development ABCD, Carers Reference Group, Adult Social Care and Good Lives Leaders)
  • Wades
  • Lottery Heritage Fund
  • The National Lottery Community Fund.

BAFF would like to say a massive thank you to all our funders, including Andy Rawnsley and Mineral Cottage who have raised funds for us over the past year. This enables us to continue with the good work in our local area.


Anyone wishing to make a donation please contact us on

Hilary Benn
Hilary Benn


Hilary Benn MP is the patron of BAFF and supports the work we do.