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Flying Start Parenting

Parenting support is a specific entitlement within Flying Start.

All parents/carers who live in a catchment area will be offered parenting support. 

This includes parenting groups and 1:1 support in the home

The Merthyr Tydfil Flying Start Parenting offer is based on the following 3 themes:

  • perinatal and support in the early years early
  • intervention approaches to supporting vulnerable parents
  • programmes to support parents in positive parenting

The services has a designated Engagement team that will focus on ensuring clear pathways for support are highlighted amongst all partners including the other Flying Start entitlements. Programmes will be led and delivered by the Parent Support Team with support coming from, Barnardos Family Support and Health NNEB Workers.

Parenting courses currently run within Merthyr Tydfil are;

  • Incredible Years Baby   
  • Incredible Years Toddler
  • Incredible Years Basic     
  • EarlyBird
  • Welcome to the World  

For more information please contact: 01685 727395 or visit Positive Parenting (

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