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Booking Now for New Courses from June 2018

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

CURRENT COURSES with Bookings open 2018


Places are funded by DSPL Area 9 Supporting Families, Children & Young People in Watford, Three Rivers, Bushey and Radlett BOOK your free place NOW!

*NEW* Just for Dads Guide to Understanding Sensory Processing:  Wednesday 11th July 7pm to 9pm

Siblings First – Welwyn Garden City, South Oxhey, St Albans, Watford and Stevenage

A Complete Guide to Parenting Children with Additional Needs Course Hatfield:  Wednesday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th June, 4th, 11th July, 12th, 19th, 26th September and 3rd October 9.30am to 11.30am *FULLY BOOKED*

Handling Anger in Your Family Course Watford Stanborough Centre:  Tuesday 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th June, 3rd and 10th July 7pm to 9pm *FULLY BOOKED*

Handling Anger in Your Family Course Hemel Town Football Club:  Monday 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June, 2nd and 9th July 12.30pm to 2.30pm *FULLY BOOKED*

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, grandparents, adoptive parents 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 Parent Network hosts and facilitators with continued support from Families in Focus CIC.

Parent Network Locations: No need to book just turn up! Free!

Click Here to see Dates and details on our Parent Network Info page

BRAND NEW NETWORK Mornings With Danielle & ClareAdeyfield – Adeyfield Community Centre, The Queens Square, Hemel Hempstead.  HP2 4EW

BRAND NEW NETWORK Mornings with Maria & Siobhann – St Albans – The Alban Way Childrens Centre, Sherwood Avenue Recreation Ground, Marshalswick, AL4 9QL

BRAND NEW LOCATION Evenings with Maria & Hayley – St Albans – The Alban Way Childrens Centre, Sherwood Avenue Recreation Ground, Marshalswick, AL4 9QL

Hemel Hempstead Mornings with Francine & Lesley – South Hill Centre, Cemetery Hill, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1JF.

Watford Evenings with Francine & Lesley – Stanborough Centre, 609 St Albans Road, Watford, WD25 9JL.

Stevenage Mornings with Francine & Lesley – The Phoenix Centre, The Hyde, Stevenage, SG2 9SE.

Dunstable Mornings with Francine & Lesley – Houghton Regis Childrens Center, Tithe Farm Road, Houghton Regis, LU5 5JB. 

Biggleswade Mornings with Francine & Lesley – Ivel Village School, The Baulk, Biggleswade, SG18 0PT.  

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

Brand New Courses and Brand New Parent Network News

We are pleased to announce that we will have a Brand New Parent Network Support group being run by Danielle and Clare covering Autism, PDA and or Anxiety Launching on 26th February in Adeyfield, Check out our Event Calendar for the all the dates and venue details.  We are also pleased to announce that from […]