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How to refer yourself to a parenting group

Please click on this link  Applications Process for Parents to attend Parenting Programmes 2019 to see how to apply for current parenting courses.

Click here  Current menu of groups and referral criteria (Jan 2019) to see current parenting courses and where they are running


Click on the ‘Requestfor’ links below to apply for the Colchester STOP programme.

RequestforEarlyHelpNORTH-EAST1 – North-East Essex

early help services directory  Please note that the only restriction to accessing the Early Help Services is that the person being referred is not already working with specialist support services, such as Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Family Solutions, Social Care. Click here for the Early Help Services Information Leaflet

TEEN FLASH and FLASH PROGRAMME – FLASH.RAP parents poster. This programme runs in North-East Essex and referral forms must be sent directly to The Ministry of Parenting.

We do not charge parents for attending the groups.

We are not normally able to attend a Professional, CAF or Child Protection meeting for families we work with, but are able to inform in writing if the parent is attending a course. PLEASE note however the parenting groups are not parenting assessments.

We cannot provide childcare support unless commissioned to do so.

We cannot refund travel costs to parents.

The Ministry of Parenting can only accept referrals for groups we have been commissioned to run. If you wish to discuss a referral please call 01206 562626.