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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

 

North East

Venue: Blyth Central Childrens Centre, 103 Wright Street, Blyth Northumberland, NE24 1HG

To book email: [email protected]

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 6th November

Support and Information – 13th November

Getting what you need – 20th November

Money Matters – 27th November

 

North West

Venue 1: Big Cherry Tree Nursery, Holy Family Catholic Primary School, Arncliffe Road, Halewood, Liverpool, L25 9PA

To book email: [email protected] or call: 0745 804 5695

Support and Information – 20th September

Getting what you need – 27th September

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 4th October

Money Matters – 11th October

 

Venue 2: Hancock Children’s Centre, Hancock St, Blackburn, BB2 2LZ

To book call: 01254 666 230

Support and Information – 20th September

Getting what you need – 27th September

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 4th October

Money Matters – 11th October

 

East

Venue: Little Miracle, The Spinney, Hartwell Way, Peterborough, PE3 7LE

To book call: 01733 262 226

Support and Information – 22nd June

Getting what you need – 12th July

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 20th September

Money Matters – 26th September