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Telephone: 0117 903 0077

Email: airballoonhillp@bristol-schools.uk

Headteacher: Tim Browse

Parenting Support

Parenting can be a challenge regardless of Covid 19 and the challenges that has bought to families recently. If only every child came with their own handbook. Confidential and non-judgemental parenting support is available:

Action for Children – have launched Parent Talk. Their Parent Talk parenting coaches offer a confidential one-to-one online chat as well as a website with answers to some of the most common parenting questions. No topic is off limits! https://bit.ly/3gZeVX9

Bristol Parenting Team – parenting courses avaliable

Bristol based Parenting Menu
All courses are Free and available to Bristol Parent/Carers
http://www.bristol.gov.uk/page/children-and-youngpeople/parenting-courses-currently-running-bristol

 

 

 

 

 

Course

Provider & Platform

Dates/Times/Contact

Timid to Tiger
For parents of
children aged
3 – 10years with
anxiety,

Families in Focus
Parenting Team
Zoom Programme

Tuesdays
7.30 – 9pm
Starts 14th July 2020
Contact
Denise Quilty: 07881 267 126

Non-Violent
Resistance (NVR)
Parents of children
and teens (8-17y)
who use violent or
controlling
behaviours

Families in Focus
Parenting Team
Zoom Programme

Thursdays
1-3pm
Starts 16th July 2020
Contact
Saf Cooper: 07760 990 850

‘Back to School’
A one-off 2 hour
Zoom workshop for
parents with
school aged
children in Bristol,
who may be
worried about
returning to school
after lockdown

Families in Focus
Parenting Team
Zoom Workshop for
Parents

Booking through Eventbrite
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk
/o/parenting-specialists
families-in-focus-bristol-city
council-30649752872
).

Please do check with your local Children’s Centre to see what further on-line
parenting support is being provided.

Central Bristol Children’s Centre (Covers St Pauls, Barton Hill, City
Centre, Hotwells, Redcliffe, Whitehall, St. Judes, Easton, Lawrence Hill)
Website – www.stpaulschildrenscentre.co.uk
Facebook – Central Bristol Children’s centre
Phone Number – 0117 9030337
Email – stpaulsncc@bristol-schools.uk

   

East Bristol Children’s Centre (Covers Fishponds, Oldbury Court, Frome
Vale, Hillfields, Eastville, Speedwell, St George, Broomhill & St Annes)
Website – www.eastbristolchildrenscentre.co.uk
Facebook – @eastbristolchildrenscentres
Phone Number – 0117 3532899
Email – eastbristol.childrenscentres@bristol-schools.uk

   

North Bristol Children’s Centre (Covers Filton Avenue, Upper Horfield
Lockleaze, Southmead, Henbury, Sea Mills, Long Cross & Avonmouth)
Website – www.northbristolcc.org.uk
Facebook – facebook.com/northbristolcc
Phone Number – 0117 3772685
Email – nbcc@bristol-schools.uk

   

South Bristol Children’s Centre (Covers Bedminster, Withywood, Knowle
Hartcliffe, Whitchurch, Stockwood, part of Redcliffe, Totterdown)
Website – http://www.southbristolcc.org.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SouthBristolChildrenCentreHub/
Phone Number – 0117 9030214
Email – sbcc@bristol-schools.uk

   

 

FAMILIES IN FOCUS PARENTING TEAM (FIFPT)

Parenting Supervisor
Deborah Davis
M: 07880 179 204
deborah.davis@bristol.gov.uk
Parenting Specialists
Gail Hunter
M: 07584 202 855
gail.hunter@bristol.gov.uk
Jude Elias
M: 07919 397 634
Judith.elias@bristol.gov.uk
Natasha Kirby
M. 07464 510 313
natasha.kirby@bristol.gov.uk

North Families In Focus Team
Ridingleaze
PO Box 3176
Bristol
BS3 9FS
0117 352 1499
familiesinfocusnorth@bristol.gov.uk

Parenting Supervisor
Denise Quilty
M: 07881 267 126
Denise.quilty@bristol.gov.uk
Parenting Specialists
Karen Legge
M: 07384 243 765
karen.legge@bristol.gov.uk
Chris Hardy
M: 07552 289 599
Chris.hardy@bristol.gov.uk
Lucy Dixon
M: 07827 305 457
Lucy.dixon@bristol.gov.uk
Kauser Perveen
M: 07464 983 529
Kauser.perveen@bristol.gov.uk

East Central Families In Focus Team
Bristol Education Centre
Sheridan Road
Horfield
Bristol
BS7 0PU
0117 357 6460
familiesinfocuseastcentral@bristol.gov.uk

Parenting Supervisor
Saf Cooper
M: 07760 990 850
saf.cooper@bristol.gov.uk
Parenting Specialists
Rowan Stewart
M: 07552 289 598
rowan.stewart@bristol.gov.uk
Vicky Mundy
M: 07464 989 849
victoria.mundy@bristol.gov.uk
Vicky Collis
M: 07464 983 531
Vicky.collis@bristol.gov.uk
Pauline Sparkes
0117 903 7770
Pauline.sparkes@bristol.gov.uk

South Families In Focus Team
The Park
Daventry Rd
Knowle
BS4 1DQ
0117 903 7770
familiesinfocussouth@bristol.gov.uk

Parenting courses for those with Autistic Children


NAS EarlyBird Programme
(3 month course for Parents and Carers of children with a diagnosis of autism under 5 years)

Barnardo’s Cygnet Course (7 sessions for Parents and Carers of children with a diagnosis of Autism aged 5-8 years)

The Teenage Life Autism Course (Parent information and Advice Course for Parents of Children ages 8-18 years)

*These are just some of the courses available for Parents and Carers who have children with Autism.*
For more details on any of the Autism Family Courses,


See
https://www.bristol.gov.uk/web/bristol-local-offer/support-forparents-of-children-with-autism or contact:
Menai Gore, Business Support Officer at the Family Learning and Family Support Hub
Tel: 07827 896 70
Email: menai.gore@bristol.gov.uk

 

Other Support

The YARD Group for parents of Youths and Adolescents using Recreational Drugs– 8 x 1 1/2 hour sessions fortnightly: information, guidance and practical advice to parents of children who are using drugs or alcohol delivered by Bristol ROADS
For more details please contact:
Tel: 0117 916 6588
Email: family@dhi-services.org.uk

Online Parenting Courses / Advice and 1:1 Telephone
Coaching
· Family Lives –
Confidential Helpline: 0808 800 2222 Web:
http://www.familylives.org.uk/how-we-can-help/onlineparenting-courses
· Parenting UK –
Web: http://www.parenting.co.uk/
· Netmums –
Web: http://www.netmums.com/parentingsupport/parenting-advice/netmums-parenting-courseabout-the-courses
· NSPCC –
Tel: 0808 800 5000, Email: help@nspcc.org.uk or text 88858
· Mindfulness for parents
http://www.connectingwithmindfulness.co.uk/
· Community Learning Team – Parenting during Lockdown
https://communitylearningwest.net/events/parenting-staying sane-during-lockdown-online/

Sleep Support

Sleep Cards from Cerebra

Strengthening Families Parenting Programme

Parenting support for parents/carers worried about their children coming back to school

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