Updates for Families

Useful information for parents about local community groups, activities and sessions for families. Please click the links to find out more information or to book your space on a workshop.

Childcare costs: whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get Government help with childcare costs: www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

Baby and toddler meal ideas: If you’d like some inspiration to help you cook healthy and tasty food for your kids, try these meal ideas: www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/childrens-meal-ideas

Dental Health: From brushing their first tooth to their first trip to the dentist, here’s how to take care of your children’s teeth: www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/taking-care-of-childrens-teeth

NHS “Start 4 Life”: Whatever you want to know about parenthood you should find it here – the essential guide and lots of free tools for having a healthy, happy toddler: www.nhs.uk/start4life/toddler

Being Passionate about Parenting one day Parenting Workshop to learn some new skills on how to manage difficult behaviour and improve you and your child’s relationship at home. 09:30 – 14:30 Friday 29th June 2018 at Redruth Family Hub, Drump Road,Redruth TR15 1NA. Booking required: Passionate Workshop Poster June 2018

Cornwall Council: How the “Children, Schools and Families Directorate” use your information to provide services: How CSF use your information May 2018

Scope Oasis Groups are for parent and carers of children with support needs, providing the opportunity to meet other carers to chat and share experiences. View the PDF to find out more information and Spring 2018 dates at children’s centres across Cornwall: Oasis Leaflet Jan – Mar 2018

Free parenting classes run by the Family Information Service (FIS) to help families with children and young people aged 0-19, or until 25 if the young person has a special educational need or disability (SEND), with free and impartial information and advice: C Council parenting classes updated Apr – July 2018 flyer (3)

Online safety: Social networking, like all forms of public communication, comes with some risks. By helping your child understand what the risks are, you can play a big part in preventing them from turning into problems. This guide for parents and carers has practical tips for talking to children about online safety: Social_Media_Guidance_UKCCIS_Final_18122015.pdf (2).pdf