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Parenting Support and Courses

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Parenthood can be extremely rewarding, enlightening and enjoyable. It can also be demanding, frustrating and exhausting.

For help with parenting a child or teenager come to one of our free parenting courses.

Courses available: 

  • Incredible Years Parenting for parents of children under 5
  • Triple P Parenting for parents of 1yr - 10yrs olds
  • Incredible Years Parenting for parents of 4yrs - 11yrs olds
  • Triple P Parenting for parents of 5yrs - 10yrs olds
  • Triple P Parenting for parents of Teenagers

If you would like to attend please email your contact details stating which course you are interested in.

Website:
Ask for family support
Provider:
Wokingham Borough Council
Service provided by Wokingham Borough Council

Who to contact

Telephone
0118 908 8002
Email
triage@wokingham.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Courses run at various locations

When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

Courses run term time only and are dependant on numbers.

Most courses are daytime courses although some also run an evening course.

 

Session Information
All courses run weekly over 5-12 weeks dependant on the course required.

Costs and Fee Information

Cost details

Courses are free to Wokingham Borough Council tax payers.

Funding Notes

Courses are free to Wokingham Borough residents.

How is the service funded
Local Authority

Facilities and Accessibility

Additional Information

Courses are run during the day or in the evening, dependent on the course.

Unfortunatly we are unable to provide a creche for our courses and parents are asked to source their own childcare.

Places are limited and open to Wokingham Borough Council tax payers only.

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
All parents and childcare providers e.g. grandparents
are welcome to attend.
Eligibility Criteria

Parents and carers of children and young people.

Booking / Registration Required
Yes
Booking and Registration Notes

Email: triage@wokingham.gov.uk

Referral

Referral required
Yes
Who can refer
Via CAMHS
Young person
Via JobCentre Plus
Parent/Carer
Via Looked After Children Teams
SEN Team
Via School
Educational Psychologist
By Solicitor
Via Youth Offending Team
Via GP or other health professional
By Parents or Family
By Appointment Only
By Invitation Only
Via Housing Advice
Via Family Worker
Via Young People`s Support Unit
Via Independent Living Team
Self Referral
Via Social Services
0 - 25 SEND Service
Via Voluntary agencies

Provision For

Supporting people with
Mental health conditions
Sensory Impairment
Autism Spectrum Conditions
Social Needs
Emotional Needs
Visual impairment
Children with Additional Needs
Behavioural
Learning and Communication
Mobility problems
Physical impairment
Other long term conditions
Hearing impairment

Quality Assurance

Accreditation

Facilitator have formal qualifications in either Incredible Years and/or Triple P parenting.

Compliments, complaints and comments

How to make a compliment, complaint and comment

For further information contact our Customer Relations Team
Email: ChildrensServicesComplaints@wokingham.gov.uk

Website
Children's services complaints

Local Offer - Support available for children and young people with additional needs

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Data last checked: 08/11/2019
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