Parent support and advice services

Solihull Parenting Team – Autumn Term Timetable

Family Lives provides help and support on all aspects of parenting and family life, and runs Parentline: 0808 800 2222

Cry-sis provide help for parents of excessively crying, sleepless or demanding babies. Lines are open seven days a week, 9am-10pm.

Tel: 08451 228669

Citizens Advice can advise on things like employment, housing and income issues which can cause stress in families.


Support for parents

Parenting can be rewarding, but it can also be challenging. We’ve got parenting tips for all stages of your child’s life, as well as advice on how to deal with difficult situations.

Birmingham Childrens Partnership 

Online parenting course. We’ve pre-paid for every parent in Birmingham to access a parenting course

Just enter the access code “COMMUNITY” at the top of the page to claim. 

There are courses for parents, carers and grandparents of children from bump to 19. Learn about how your child develops and get tips to manage their behaviour.

Family Lives parenting course 

Parents Together

Why not access our free, online and innovative Parents Together Programme? 

Based on our forty years’ experience working with parents and families and at your own pace, you can work through our six interactive blocks filled with helpful techniques and ideas that we know will help you become a more confident and happy parent.  Please note that this course is suitable for families with children aged 5 years old and under.

Modules on the course:

  • Promoting wellbeing

  • The power of communicating and being positive

  • Understanding behaviour

  • Managing and promoting positive behaviour in the family

  • Play and what do children need

Setting limits, boundaries and promoting co-operation

All of our sessions are filled with helpful techniques and ideas that we are sure will help you become a more confident and happy parent. Crucially you can do our course whenever and wherever suits you and work through it at our own pace.

PEGS Supporting Parents and Professionals with child to parent abuse

Regardless of whether the abuse is physical, emotional, psychological, verbal, sexual or financial, we’re here to support you.