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Parenting Support

Colleagues from Powys County Council and Powys Teaching Health Board collaborate to provide a range of support for parents. Join us at any stage of your parenting journey.

Solihull Antenatal Course

Solihull Antenatal course gives parents practical information about pregnancy and birth, whilst at the same time introducing them to their baby.

To find out more, contact your midwife.

 

Incredible Years

We hope that all parents enjoy their children's 'Incredible Years', but being a parent is, without a doubt, the hardest job of all. With this in mind, there are opportunities across Powys for parents to join the following Incredible Years groups:

Your Incredible Baby for parents of children aged 0-6 months

Your Incredible Toddler for parents of children 1-3 years

Your Incredible Child for parents of children 3-8 years

Incredible ASD for parents of children with a diagnosis of autism or undergoing assessment with the NDS Team.

To find out more visit Stronger Families (Parenting Groups) or email parentinggroups@powys.gov.uk

 

Speech and Language Development

Let's Talk with your Baby - is a fun, practical 8 week course for parents/carers and babies aged from 3 - 12 months. Each session is approximately 1 hour long.

Let's Talk with your Toddler - A 6 week practical course for parents/carers and toddlers aged 1-2. Each session is approximately 1 hour long.

The Aims are to:

  • Enjoy communicating with your baby / toddler through fun and different activities
  • Help your baby / Toddler to develop early communication skills which will provide a good start towards learning to talk
  • Give you lots of ideas to try at home
  • Meet other parents and children
  • Enable you to ask questions about early communication

For more information and to book a place email Claire.Evans30@wales.nhs.uk

 

Parents of Teenagers

Take 3 - 10 week group sessions looking at the skills and strategies needed to support teenagers through this challenging life stage. Discuss ideas, concerns and issues that all parents of teenagers have.

For more information and to book a place email mary.evans@powys.gov.uk

Teen Life - For parents of young people aged 10-16 yrs with a diagnosis of an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)

For more information contact Powys.ias@wales.nhs.uk or 01874 712607

 

Contact the Family Information Service for information other groups and support

 

Contact

  • Email: fis@powys.gov.uk
  • Phone: 01597 826246
  • Address: Family Information Service (FIS), Powys County Hall, Spa Road East, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5LG


 

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