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Booking Now for new courses from April 2017 to January 2018

Families in Focus CIC provides parenting courses that support parents in their local community to bring harmony, balance and enjoyment to family life. Free courses available across Hertfordshire.

Free Parenting Courses

Support Groups for parents caring for children with Autism, ADHD, PDA, Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome, Learning Difficulties, Additional Needs and or Chronic Illness

  • Provides regular, free networks for parent carers to share experiences, build local community support and reduce isolation.
  • Bringing parents together to share knowledge and learning to build parental resilience and enhance family life in focused sessions
  • Training parents to become hosts and facilitate Parent Networks from 2017 with continued support from Families in Focus CIC.

Parent Network Locations: No need to book just turn up! Free! Dates and details see Parent Network Info page

Hemel HempsteadSouth Hill Centre, Cemetery Hill, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1JF.

WatfordStanborough Centre, 609 St Albans Road, Watford, WD25 9JL.

StevenageThe Phoenix Centre, The Hyde, Stevenage, SG2 9SE.

St AlbansSt Michaels Parish Centre, St Michaels Street, St Albans, AL3 4SL.  (Park in Verulamium Museum free after 6.30) 

Dunstable – Toddington Village Hall, Leighton Road, Dunstable, LU56AN.  LAUNCHING May 11th 2017

Biggleswade – Ivel Village School, The Baulk, Biggleswade, SG18 0PT.  LAUNCHING APRIL 27TH 2017

Award winning courses

Certificate of accreditation for our Complete Guide to Parenting Children with Additional Needs and Handling Anger in Your Family by CanParent…

“These classes can be relied on by parents to make a positive difference, is evidence based and monitored and evaluated to improve parent/child relationships. Parents can rely on the integrity of Families In Focus, its professional conduct, competence, financial and governance systems and confidentiality to ensure suitability to deliver a class and recommended by parents. Both classes are responsive, warm and relational, engaging with parents and builds on these effective relationships to meet their needs”


About Families in Focus

Making learning fun

Our Mission: To promote understanding of the needs of children and support those upon whom children depend, to develop and deliver high quality products and services that help children lead happy, healthy lives and grow into self-sufficient, socially responsible, emotionally stable adults.


Latest News


We are pleased to confirm that we have now updated our website to include all new Parent Network dates for January 2018 and a brand new location for our Complete Guide to Parenting Children with Additional Needs in Potters Bar for 2018 has just been added. 🙂