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Being A Parent Parenting Course

Please note: Courses are currently being ran virtually online.

Being a Parent is an 8-week course helping parents learn practical communications skills for everyday life.

The course aims to improve child development and outcomes, parenting, family resilience and family relationships.

Parents are supported to explore listening, communication, play and interaction skills, managing parent and family stress; and attachment and parent-child relationships. The course is led by parents and for parents, with free childcare available.

For families with children aged 18 months to 11 years (must have at least one child under 5 years).

Who to contact

Being a Parent Service

Where to go


Being A Parent takes place at Blackpool Children's Centres. Contact for more information, or check family event listings at

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Other notes

Blackpool Better Start currently offers more than 25 early years interventions aimed at supporting families through pregnancy and the first four years of a child’s life.

If you are working with families in Blackpool then we may have a project that can help.

Our projects provide interventions to support pregnant women and families with children under 4 years to help:

  • social and emotional development
  • health and well-being advice
  • oral health
  • volunteering opportunities

Keep up to date with all the latest information:

Delivered by Blackpool Better Start, the NSPCC and a range of partners, we aim to give every new baby in Blackpool a better start in life, helping them to enjoy the early care and nurture they need for healthy development and to be ready for school. 

 Last updated: 21 Sep 2020