Parenting is rewarding but can sometimes feel challenging, difficult and exhausting! At times all parents might need just a bit of extra support.
We offer 1:1 family support in your home or in the community, and a wide range of different parenting courses and programmes to help you develop a stronger, happier and more positive relationship with your child, building your confidence and skills as a parent.
If you want specific help of any sort please talk to the staff in our centres or you can email our Family Support Co-ordinator on our confidential email
SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN WITH SEND
Are you a parent/carer of a child or young person with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND)? Click on the link below for details of the Lewisham local offer for you and your family:
The Lewisham SEND Information & Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS for short) can help to provide advice, information and support on all SEND matters. You can find more information on their service by downloading the SENDIASS leaflet here
T: 0203 319 2163
Professionals should email our SECURE email
for referrals to our parenting programmes or to refer a family for 1:1 support.
To login to the professionals’ zone, click here
This zone will give our partners and colleagues working with children and families across the borough access to information about local services and organisations that can support families, and information about making referrals to the Children and Family Centres, to CAMHS and to MASH.
To find out more information, feel free to contact us
Being a parent can also be very lonely and isolating. If you want to find ways of linking up with other parents locally in the same situation, some of the following routes may help you:
Many of these also have Facebook groups you can join.
Or call in any of our children’s centres and join our friendly stay and play sessions.