EPEC Course
Being A Parent Course

December 12th, 2018 | parents

  Being a Parent The ‘Being a Parent’ course is free for local parents of 2 to 5 year olds. By attending, you can learn how to better understand your children’s feelings, positive strategies to manage behaviour, effective parent-child communication and much more. The fun, interactive course is all about giving you the skills to manage […]

Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities
Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities

August 23rd, 2018 | parents

Empowering Parents Empowering Communities is a project developed by The Centre for Parent and Child Support that has been running successfully in London and is now being extended out to the rest of the country. We are really pleased that the South Bedfordshire area has been chosen to be one of the sites for the […]

Why Early Intervention Is Important
Why Early Intervention Is Important

June 6th, 2018 | children

Reasons why early intervention is important: It has the most impact and long-term effect on the health and well-being of families in crisis. It improves childhood development. It prevents problems from getting worse over time. It provides people with knowledge, support and resources. It saves money in the long-term. During the first three years of […]

supporting families in the foundation years
Supporting Families In The Foundation Years

March 22nd, 2018 | family

Do you believe that every family deserves support when they are struggling to cope? We do. Discover how we are supporting families in the foundation years in Central Bedfordshire and Luton. The foundation years are important for both children and their families. Our charity’s services supporting families in the foundation years are vital in providing […]

Support For Disabled Children
Support For Disabled Children – Anya’s Story

November 24th, 2017 | charity

Do you believe that every child deserves support with a disability? We do. Discover how we support disabled children like Anya’s in Central Bedfordshire. Having a child with a disability can be isolating for the whole family. It can be hard to get out of the house, visit parks, meet new people and make friends. Attending […]

Your Local Charity
Home-Start, Your Local Charity For Children and Families

July 21st, 2017 | charity

Home is where the heart is. For more than 30 years, our local charity has been providing practical and emotional support. Uniquely, helping thousands of children and their families throughout Bedfordshire. Home-Start believes that every child deserves a safe place to live and play. Equally important is protection from the effects of poor physical and […]

Early Intervention in Luton
Our CEO gives her opinions on why early intervention services are important

February 18th, 2016 | charity

“My granny used to say that ‘a stitch in time saves nine’. This old adage certainly applies to early intervention in tackling problems in the lives of children, parents and families. However in times of austerity and cut backs it can be tempting to reduce early intervention services such as Home-Start. POSED BY MODEL “I […]

Parenting, Helping Parents
Parenting – Parents Helping Other Parents…

June 5th, 2014 | parents

Parenting young children is an incredibly rewarding experience. However, as we all know, parenting is not always easy! In this article, Linda our charity’s CEO discusses why we provide essential parenting support services across Central Bedfordshire. It’s still incredible to think that I’ve been working here for the past 17 years! I have stayed for […]

Bedfordshire Parenting
7 Ideas For Quality Family Time!

October 22nd, 2013 | parents

This years National Parents Week theme is ‘Make One Change’. With the week fast approaching on the 19th October, we asked our staff & volunteers – ‘If you can make one change for Bedfordshire Parents Week, what would it be?’. The majority said that they wanted to spend more time with their family. But just […]