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Contact a Family are holding a series of welcoming and informative sessions for families who are concerned about their child’s development, and for those who have a disability or additional need. These free workshops are funded by the Department for Education, and are part of a grant to Contact a Family to help raise parent carers’ awareness about their Early Years entitlements.

There are 4 workshops focusing on:

Support and Information
  • Know about support services for you and your family
  • Know how to find support in your local area
  • Understand how to get support

 

Get what you need for your child
  • Develop better communication skills
  • Feel more confident to make decisions about your child
  • Prepare for meetings with professionals

 

Encouraging positive behaviour
  • Understand the reasons for behaviour
  • Working with others to encourage positive behaviour
  • Top tips to help

 

Money Matters
  • Know how to improve your finances
  • Understand what you’re entitled to
  • Know where to get support

 

London

Venue: Windmill Children’s Centre, 135 Windmill Lane, Greenford, UB6 9DZ

To book email/call: ealingandsouthall@cafamily.org.uk or call 020 8571 6381

Support and Information – 15th May

Getting what you need – 22nd May

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 5th June

Money Matters – 12th June

South West

Venue: Staple Hill Children’s Centre, Page Road, Bristol, BS16 4NE

To book email: sarah.Ambe-King@cafamily.org.uk

Support and Information – 5th May

Getting what you need – 12th May

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 9th June

Money Matters – 23rd June

 

North East

Venue: Riverbank Children’s Centre, Gilmour Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6PF

To book email: northeast.office@cafamily.org.uk

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 5th June

Support and Information – 12th June

Getting what you need – 19th June

Money Matters – 3rd July

 

East of England

Venue: Butterflies Children’s Center at The Beccles Centre, Castle Hill Beccles, Suffolk NR34 7BQ

To book email: georgina.sait@cafamily.org.uk

Support and Information – 2nd May

Getting what you need – 16th May

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 30th May

Money Matters – 13th June

 

East Midlands

Venue: Austin Sunnyhill Children’s Centre, Homelands, Browning Street, Austin Estate, Derby, DE23 8DN

To book email: westmids.office@cafamily.org.uk

Support and Information – 5th June

Getting what you need – 12th June

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 19th June

Money Matters – 26th June

 

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  1. Lyndsey clark on April 25, 2017
    Please could I be considered for a place at the North East course in Stockton. Thanks Lyndsey
    • Action for Children website admin Author on April 25, 2017
      You can book your place directly by emailing northeast.office@cafamily.org.uk. Apologies, we had an incorrect email address before, this has now been rectified.

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