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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 C1: Children & young people who receive poor physical care
How Family Centres can help with this issue:
Family Centres provide a range of services, which may contribute to reducing problems relating to physical care. These can include practical advice and support for parents; groups to promote parenting skills (including those relating to child care routines); support groups involving children with physical care needs. Drop-in services which model appropriate physical care, particularly by providing healthy snacks for children. Family Centres work alongside other agencies to assess family needs, strengths and weaknesses.
Family Centres Access Points :
Wessex Family Centre (Action for Children),
Wiltshire Family Support - Ashdown Family Centre,
Wiltshire Family Support - Calne Family Centre,
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