Enabling families to be stronger together
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About Us

Our MissionTo enable parents to support their children to lead happy healthy lives and grow into respectful, socially and emotionally responsible adults.

“Other things may change us but you start and end with family”                            Anthony Brandt

Francine and Lesley have a wealth of relevant experience in working with families, children and adults. They believe confident connected parenting leads to happy, motivated children helping families getting the best out of life. Francine worked for many years as a counsellor of both adults and children and Lesley in education with children and young people at high risk of exclusion from school. They are compassionate, respectful qualified facilitators who share their knowledge with clarity, sensitivity and energy mixed with an infectious sense of fun.

  • We are qualified in PTLL’s Level 3 & 4 and have Level 4 Working with Parents
  • Francine & Lesley facilitate all parenting courses and professional training workshops
  • We follow the Family Partnership Model in working with parents.


Director and Parenting Facilitator

Francine Swaby

“As a mother of a son with additional needs
I am passionate about bringing parents together
and creating a safe space for parents enabling them
to help their families flourish”


Director and Parenting Facilitator

Lesley Chance

“As a parent I realised life can be a bit like a rollercoaster – the highs and the lows and never knowing quite what’s around the next corner! By bringing all our personal parenting experience and our professional knowledge together to develop our courses, Francine and I intend  to work in the best way we can to offer parents tools to inspire and encourage all family members to reach their full potential.”

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Latest News

Course & Summer Update

New course date and venues to be announced in September 2018 when we get funding news from Hertfordshire County Council.  If you would like to go on a waiting list for our courses please email bookings@familiesinfocus.co.uk then we can let you know as soon as we have news.  The Just for Dads workshops are going […]

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 […]

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