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Family CentresFamily Centres provide a range of services including:
• practical advice and support for parents;
• groups to support parents and promote parenting skills;
• support groups for children
• individual sessions with children and with parents.
Access and Availability :
Family Centres are available in only a few parts of Wiltshire. Most have some services that are open access but others services can be accessed only by those referred with high levels of need.
Specific Issue :
Ref D3: Children & young people who are out of school - because of exclusion or truancy
How Family Centres can help with this issue:
Family Centres may offer a child opportunities to develop social skills and resilience. Family Centres may work with Education Welfare Officers, children and parents around issues of exclusion and truancy. Family Centres may offer to act in an advocacy role for families, negotiating with schools, supporting parents to express their views and offering training to school staff.
Family Centres Access Points :
Wessex Family Centre (Action for Children),
Wiltshire Family Support - Calne Family Centre,
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