Parenting Support and Relationships

Programmes available at your local Family Hub

Find and contact your local Family Hub for more information

Early Years Parenting

For parents/carers of children aged 0-5 years. This is a 5-week programme that looks at play and interaction, child development, routines, boundaries, behaviours and strategies.

Baby Triple P

This is a parenting programme that will help you prepare for parenthood and the first year with your baby. It will help you develop a positive relationship with your baby, and support your baby’s development

Support available online

Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

An online course that you can work through at home in your own time.  The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program® gives you tips and ideas to help you bring out the best in your children, to help them be resilient, confident, and have the self-discipline to succeed. Learn how to positively manage the behaviour you don’t like and encourage more of the behaviour that will help them get along with others.

Find out how to access your code to get started at home: Free in Wakefield | Triple P – Positive Parenting Program | Online Parenting Programme

Solihull Approach: Nurturing emotional health and wellbeing from bump to 19+ years

Wakefield Families Together has partnered with the Solihull Approach to offer free access to expertly designed online courses for parents, carers, grandparents and teens living in the region.

Visit the website linked below to access courses to understand your child’s feelings, as well as your own, as you go through life as a family. Learn to understand the changes in your child’s development and how to support them, whilst also strengthening your relationship.

Wakefield | Solihull Approach

Separating better: digital support for separating parents

Are you a parent going through separation? Separating better is a brand-new mobile app. It can help you through the separation process with the wellbeing of your child in mind.

  • help you manage your emotions and plan throughout your separation journey
  • help you communicate and co-parent in a positive way
  • learn how to sort out disagreements
  • learn how to manage the financial and practical aspects of separation
  • Set personal goals to achieve during your separation

Find out more and download the app below:

Separating better (oneplusone.org.uk)

Further Support

Drug and Alcohol support

Inspiring Futures – Turning Point is a free service for adults over 25. They can offer a range of services to meet individual needs.
Visit the website or email Wakefield-IF@turningpoint.co.uk for more information.

Support for Domestic Abuse

Wakefield District Domestic Abuse Service (WDDAS) offers a service to parents experiencing domestic abuse in any form. The team can offer help, advice, and support. Call WDDAS on 0800 915 1561. We can meet you in a safe space away from your home/local area if this is safer for you.

To find out more, visit Domestic abuse – here to help – Wakefield Council

The Bright Sky app offers a directory of services to help you find local support.

You can visit their website to find out more: bright-sky.org

Debt Advice

You can access free support and advice about the cost of living from a Help at the Hub venue. Your local hub can provide information on debt, budgeting, benefit checks, housing and energy bills. Visit: https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/cost-of-living-support/help-at-the-hub/ 

Cash Wise

The Cash Wise service offers free support and guidance to help you address financial issues. You can and take control of your finances, whilst building financial confidence and resilience.

You can contact Cash Wise on 01977 724651 or visit www.getcashwise.co.uk