Parenting Befriending Service

Parenting is one of the toughest jobs we will ever have to do! So don’t do it alone.
Newham have a team of parents who are experienced in raising their own families and are trained and supported to be there for YOU!

The Peer parenting support includes the following:

Monthly coffee and chats virtual and informal space for parents to come together to discuss worries about their children or parenting and celebrate the successes and talents of our children and families.

The Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities; Being a Parent course: These groups empower you to tap into your strengths and skills as a parent, understand and acknowledge needs behind behaviours and feelings. Practical solutions to your everyday problems and an opportunity to meet others and share ideas and build friendships.

Being a Parent course for parents and carers with children who have an autism diagnosis or are awaiting one. This group empowers parents to acknowledge how autism can affect your child and how your family are impacted, practice everyday strategies and routines that influence development and effects of autism on children, meeting children’s needs and reducing meltdowns.

One to one befriending support; A bespoke parenting befriending service for parents / carers of children and young people aged 0-16 year who needs a space to talk and think through the ways that they are coping in the circumstances and practical suggestions to manage challenges such as their young person’s behaviour, anxiety and worries, family relationship challenges and a young person’s screen time

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Last updated: 22/11/2022

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