Bringing up children is one of the most important responsibilities for individual parents, families and communities.
Parenting ability is not something that is suddenly acquired, but involves continually developing knowledge, skills, understanding and self-awareness.
The Parenting groups have been devised to assist parents through the challenges you may face whilst bringing up your children.
Below is a list of groups that are available to parents/carers, click on the one that is relevant to you to find out more.
All mums, dads and carers want to do the best they can for their children. SFSC is a group designed to help you keep doing your best, especially if times are tough.
As children grow up they want to create their own identity and this can sometimes affect the people closest to them. Living With Teenagers provides advice and ways to work with your child to create a harmonious environment to suit both parent and child.
The Speakeasy course is facilitated by parents for parents and carers and offers a non-threatening, group based opportunity for parents and carers to build their confidence and gain the skills they need to talk to their children about growing up.
Parents and carers with children aged 0-5 can visit their local Sure Start Children's Centre to use a variety of facilities and gain advice on all areas of parenting.
A course for young parents and parents to be:
Beaumont Leys and New Parks Surestart Children’s Centres