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Parenting Courses


Youth and Families Matter run a series of parenting courses aimed at equipping parents and carers with the skills and confidence to build healthy positive families. These courses are free to attend and are run at regular intervals throughout the year. If you want more information or would like to book onto one of the courses please email


Parenting Puzzle

10 week course

Parenting Puzzle is designed for parents of primary aged children. It encourages and supports parents and carers to enjoy bringing up children and helps them to get the best out of family life.


Managing your child’s angry feelings

Six week course

Managing your child’s angry feelings is a course aimed at parents who would like some tips on helping them manage their children’s angry outbursts. It’s a six week course with weekly two hour sessions.





Hampshire Specialist Parenting Support Service


About this service

Provides evidenced based parenting programmes for parents and carers who have children aged 5-17 who:
1. Have a diagnosed Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)
2. Have a diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
3. Are experiencing mild-moderate conduct disorder
4. Have behaviour that challenges
5. Are teenagers displaying anti-social behaviour including child to parent violence


Contact information

Call: 01489799178

Email: Email this service

Opening hours:

Monday to Thursday 9:00 - 5:00pm, Friday 9:00 - 4:30pm (except public holidays)


Barnardos, Post Office Chambers
St. Johns Centre, Upper Northam Road
Hedge End
SO30 4QU






Incredible Years

Free creche for pre-school children!

A twelve week course for mothers, fathers and carers of children aged 6 – 12 years looking at:

  • Giving positive attention, encouragement and praise
  • Rewards and incentives for positive behaviour
  • Ways of managing misbehaviour
  • Setting limits and boundaries
  • Using ‘time out’ effectively……and much more!


To book a place on a course or to find out more information, please contact us:

 023 8021 6003

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Southampton Family Trust
SVS, Kingsland Square
St Mary Street
SO14 1NW