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No one ever said being a parent was going to be easy. In fact, it is probably the most demanding job you will ever have. In Warwickshire, parents to be, parents, carers and grandparents have access to a variety of parenting advice. Support can be accessed online, face-to-face through informal advice, one-to-one consultations, group programmes and workshops as well as FREE online guides designed to support parents feel more confident across all ages of childhood.

To find more information on all the guides and programmes available, please refer to the relevant pages for the age or needs of your child.

Online parenting guides to help parents feel more confident

There are four guides available:

  • understanding your pregnancy
  • understanding your baby
  • understanding your child
  • understanding your teenager

For your free code and to book on a course, visit free online guides for parents.

Children and Family Centres

Whilst it is not possible to offer face-to-face workshops at present, your local children and family centre are offering a virtual timetable of activities. To find out what is available in your local area, check out their facebook page or contact your local children and family centre.

Family support drop in sessions are postponed until further notice. However, family support workers are still available to speak with you over the phone, please call 01926 412412. Thank you for your patience.

Positive Parenting Programme (Triple P)

Positive Parenting Programme (Triple P) is an online programme for parents of children and young people. There are two programmes, one for toddler to pre-teen and the other for teens.

This programme is offered free to Warwickshire parents. For more information and to get your free booking code please contact the Family Information Service on 01926 742274 or [email protected]

Child accident prevention (CAP) - making every contact count (MECC)

This is a a fully funded three hour course based on Making Every Contact Count (MECC), an NHS designed intervention. Child accident prevention MECC (CAP) was introduced in a response to reduce the total number of accidents in children aged 0 to 5 years old which result in hospital admissions.

Please contact [email protected] or [email protected] if you are interested in attending this course.

 

For more information about a range of guides and programmes suitable for the ages of your children, or for more information on child accident prevention, please refer to the individual pages listed above. 

For lots more ideas and tips for building young brains through daily activities, see Your baby and child's health and development.