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Booking Now for New Courses from March 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 DSPL7 so Free for Parents living in AREAS OF St Albans, Harpenden, Redbourn, Wheathampstead, London Colney And Colney Heath BOOK your free place NOW!

How to be a Professional Parent:  Monday February 26th 10am to 12pm

Parenting with Empathy:  Monday March 5th, 12, 19th 12.30 to 2.30pm

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

Places funded by DSPL8 so Free for parents living in AREAS of Dacorum, Tring and Villages Book your free place NOW!

Parenting with Empathy:  Monday 5th, 12th, 19th March 9.30am to 11.30am

Just For Dads Workshop Empathic Communication:  Monday 5th March 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Just For Dads Workshop Managing Anxiety in Children with SEND:  Monday 26th March 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Places funded by DSPL6 so Free for parents living in AREAS of Potters Bar and Borehamwood Book your free place NOW!

Sleep Tight Course:  Wednesday 18th, 25th April, 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd May

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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 – Adeyfield – Adeyfield Community Centre, The Queens Square, Hemel Hempsrtead.  HP2 4EW

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

Watford – Stanborough Centre, 609 St Albans Road, Watford, WD25 9JL.

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

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

Dunstable – Houghton Regis Childrens Center, Tithe Farm Road, Houghton Regis, LU5 5JB.  *NEW VENUE* 

Biggleswade – 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 […]