We run parenting programmes, which may include topics such as:
- Promoting positive parenting
- Coping with / managing children’s behaviour
- Developing routines
- Potty training
- Sleeping problems
- Other common parenting issues
One-to-One and Group Sessions
As well as the group sessions, you are welcome to talk to Flying Start staff on a one-to-one basis in order to discuss any aspect of parenting. If you want they can be arranged as part of a community group or in your own home.
Parent Nurture Group Programmes
We also provide a range of nurture programmes that supports parents/carers to build on positive relationships in their lives and learning.
The Parenting Team work within certain areas of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council. Please see below the team member working in your area:
Ann Howarth (Manager)
Beccy Thomas (Manager)
Christopher Jones– Aberafan
Ashley Chipps – Pontardawe, GCG & Ystalyfera
Diane Jones – Afan Valley - Croeserw, Cymmer, Blaengwynfi, Glyncorrwg, Dyffryn & Abercregan
Cathryn Williams – Sandfields & Skewen
Rebecca Bishop – Melin & Briton Ferry
Cath Morris – Glynneath, Taibach & Cwmavon
Jamie Hopley – All Areas (Father and Male carers)
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