We run a range of parenting courses for parents of children aged 2 to 18 years old.
We have courses about:
- young children
- children with challenging behaviour
- teenagers with aggressive or abusive behaviour or who’ve been involved in the criminal justice system
See the full list of our parenting courses (pdf, 202KB) (opens new window) .
You’re welcome to join courses up to the second week, or third if the course starts with a taster session. If you’re too late to join a course that’s already started, you can sign up for the next course.
Contact your local Early Help Team at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re not sure which course is right for you.
Children’s centres and support
Children’s centres also offer parenting support for parents with children under 5.
You can use the school finder to find your local children’s centre. Click on ‘EarlyYears’ in ‘Find by type’, then your postcode in Find by postcode.
You can get online parenting courses, advice and telephone coaching from:
Local and national support organisations
Who to contact if you need support with parenting or you think that your child needs some help from us
We can help with:
- your child’s behaviour
- a problem related to domestic violence or substance misuse
We’ll listen to you to help decide what kind of support is right for you and your family. This can include 1 to 1 and group support, parenting courses, information and advice and resources to help you with parenting.
Contact us on 0117 903 6444.
Support in Bristol
You can also find support groups at:
- 1 Big Database
- Advice Network: free, independent advice across the South West
- Single Parent Action Network (SPAN)
You can get advice from:
- Action for children
- Advisory Centre for Education (ACE)
- Family Lives
- Fostering Network
- The Grandparents Association
- Support for children and young people from Gov.uk
Financial and legal advice:
- Child benefit information from Gov.uk
- Children’s Legal Centre
- Citizens Advice
- Family Mediation Council
- Family Rights Group (FRG)
- National Family Mediation (NFM)
- Talking money: Bristol debt advice centre
Support for drug and addiction issues:
Support for prisoners and their families:
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