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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, Celebral 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 page

Hemel Hempstead – South Hill Centre, Cemetery Hill, HP1 1JF

Watford – Community Room inside Asda Superstore St Albans Road Watford WD24 7RT

Welwyn Garden City – Christchurch, Tewin Road AL7 1LG

Stevenage – The Phoenix Centre, The Hyde, SG2 9SE

St Albans – St Albans Girls School St Albans

Hatfield De Havilland Primary School Hatfield

Coming to Dunstable 2017 & Aylesbury 2018

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

Families in Focus June News

Parent Network has now been launched in Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, Hemel Hempstead and Watford. Lesley and Francine have been really pleased that each session is growing with more parents dropping in and always great to see parents who have been on our courses before and catching up with news from there families. Parents have […]