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Parenting support services at The Bridge

Parenting Support Services

All of our facilitators are trained in a parenting programme called Triple P (Positive Parenting Programme). This is a programme that makes raising children and teenagers easier. It gives you ideas to help deal with the big and small problems of family life.

We aim to help mums, dads and carers of children up to 12 years and teenagers from 12 to 16, and a specialist programme for parents and carers of children with special needs.

Triple P Positive Parenting helps you:

  • raise happy, confident children and teenagers
  • manage behaviour in a positive way
  • set family rules and routines that everyone follows
  • get along better with your children or teenagers
  • balance work and family without stress

Triple P does not tell you how to be a parent. It gives you a range of simple strategies and you chose the ones that fit your family.

Parenting Support are working in conjunction with the Family Support Workers and Primary and Secondary schools across the island to deliver this programme. If you would like further information on a course near you contact your school or email us.

Drop in facility

We have a confidential drop-in service for any parents or carers who have questions or need to talk. This is available on a Friday from 9am to 12pm and is led by an experienced parenting facilitator. 

Keeping Children In Mind Programme

Are you thinking of separating, separated or divorced and worried about doing the best for your children at this difficult time?

Our one off three hour course looks at ways of managing and moving the family forward by:

  • talking to children about separation and divorce
  • the potential effects of this life changing event on children and adults
  • practical ideas on developing  collaborative parenting approach
  • how to deal with less than ideal situations

How to apply

Sessions are held on the last Wednesday of every month at 6pm to 9pm and the last Friday of every month at 9.30 am to 12.30am. Complete the form below and return or email it to the address on the form.

Keeping children in mind leaflet

The Parenting Strategy document

The Parenting Strategy document is a direct outcome of the Review of Parenting Services in Jersey which took place in 2007.

This strategy has been formulated by a multi-agency partnership steering group, involving both statutory and voluntary agencies and is a result of wide consultation, including parents.

Parenting Strategy document

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