The Parent Support Network is all about parent wellbeing. Parents play a key role in shaping our society, and so it is essential that we take care of you and make sure you feel empowered in your role as a parent.
Caring For Those Who Care
THE PARENTS SUPPORT NETWORK
If you as a parent feel content, well and confident in your ability to deal with the constant demands and challenges of what is a very important 24/7 job, this leads to better relationships with yourselves, your children and families - a big win for the whole community.
Our Community Ethos &
What We Do
FREE PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAMMES
Our FREE Community Parent Support programmes include:
The CARE Programme - four workshops focused on different aspects of self-care for parents
Emotional Resilience for Parents - support for parents in managing their own emotions during challenging times
Preparing for Parenthood - pilot programme supporting emotional and psychological wellbeing of parents-to-be
OUR LATEST VIDEOS
Parents - Are You Having A Bad Day in Lockdown?
Carrie and Janet discuss some of the challenges during lockdown, and explore ways that parents can resource themselves and manage their emotions e.g. not putting pressure on oneself to be perfect, or phoning a friend to share what is going on and get support.
Information for Commissioners
For further information about our Community Interest Company (CIC), our executive summary, community development and engagement, and delivery plans.
I gained insight into myself as a parent and how self-awareness could benefit my relationship with my children.
Really useful to discuss and hear other parents’ experiences...great to hear I'm not alone.
Group discussion helped with feelings of ‘everyone else gets it right as parents’ – they don’t!