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General Parenting/Family Advice and Courses

Family lives: helpline and website giving advice and information on a large range of issues. 0808 800 2222

Gingerbread: Single parent helpline and website with a range of advice and information: 0808 802 0925 (free from land lines)

Coram/ Child Law Advice: Free specialist legal advice and information on child, family and education law for parents, carers and young people in England from Coram Children’s Legal Centre

Family Links: practical advice, ideas and resources to support parents and carers to get the best out of family life.

Place2Be: Practical tips to support children’s wellbeing and behaviour.

Services to support families in Northamptonshire

Please see the link below for details of services to support children and families. You will also find The Stay Connected Newsletter via this link, which gives details of events in the local area.

For further information about local events in Thrapston, pop into Thrapston Town Council in the High Street or visit their page on Facebook. School admissions: Email: Telephone: 0300 126 3000

Northamptonshire families’ information service. Families Information Service offer free impartial information on: Childcare, activities and Services to support families.

Young Northants: Advice and information for teenagers and young adults.

Courses and Programmes to support families:

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust offers a range of parenting and domestic abuse programmes throughout the year:


· Incredible Years

· Triple P 0 to 12

· Teen Triple P

· Solihull Programme

Domestic abuse :

· Freedom

· Stay Free

· Fresh Start (Perpetrators Programme)

If you would like further information about any of these support programmes or to register for a course, please contact Claire Golding (Pastoral and Family Support) in the first instance. Email:

Hope for Families: A not-for-profit Christian organisation supporting families across Northamptonshire and the surrounding area, who also offer a range of courses to support families.

Youth Works: Offers a range of support and programmes for young people and their families:

Happier Families courses, Triple P Online programmes and regular Parent Support Drop-Ins.