Footprints Family Centre offers many services for Buttershaw and surrounding areas.

After School Care

After School Care is a multi-cultural setting providing after school, sessional and full day care for children aged 4 – 12 years who are in full time education. Wrap around care for school and nursery is also provided. Our After School Care offers excellent facilities at the Bedale Community Centre. Dedicated video and games room, […]


Our dedicated team of highly qualified staff offer superb care for pre-school children from birth up right up to when we help them start your preferred primary school. It isn’t just wrap around care for working families that we provide, eligible families can have their Nursery Education for free from age 2 at Footprints. This […]


From both of our buildings (The Bedale Centre and The Church Centre) and in Partnership with other organisations like Reevy Hill Children’s Centre, Royds Community Association and Healthy Lifestyles, Footprints offers a wide range of activities for everyone. View the our community calendar View the community gallery


Low Cost and High Quality – Fresh Fruit and Vegetables. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8-15am to 4pm and Friday 8-15am to 1pm. Come and see us for the latest prices and seasonal items. Pre ordered boxes available – please call in to either to arrange a box or purchase individual items. Enquiries to 01274 690262 ext […]

Room Hire

The availability of our three main halls can be viewed in the calendars below: Church Main Hall (Seats up to 180) Bedale Large Hall (Seats up to 80) Bedale Small Hall (Seats up to 50) For availability of our smaller rooms, please phone us: Iwasz Suite (Training Room with PCs for 8, can seat 16) […]


Footprints have one home on Buttershaw that is privately rented out to a Buttershaw family. We aim to be a model landlord, environmentally responsible and reduce bills for Buttershaw residents. We hope to purchase more properties to let out soon. Current Vacancies – none. Enquiries to Doreen Wheatley 01274 690262 ext 200

Child Contact Centre

Providing a safe environment for a separated parent or family member to have quality time with their child/children. For over 18 years, Footprints Child Contact Centre has provided opportunities for estranged parents to meet with their children in a safe environment. This has been down to the hard work of dedicated volunteers and from time […]