Reading Parenting Service (BFfC)

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Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) provide a Parenting Service.

The Parenting Service offers a range of evidence based parenting skills and support programmes for parents and carers living in Reading. Courses are run by fully trained and experienced parenting practitioners, many of whom are parents themselves.

Reading parenting practitioners understand that parenting is a learning journey and that from time to time all parents may want or need a bit of extra information and guidance.

By attending a Reading parenting programme, you will have the opportunity to learn positive parenting approaches that are proven to be effective and develop your parenting skills in a supportive environment.

All courses run from 5 to 14 weeks depending on the programme and are usually delivered in groups at community venues across Reading throughout the year - except during School holidays.

To access the BFfC Parenting Service we encourage you to self - refer or speak to a professional who can make a referral on your behalf.

Next course from April 2024: Group PPP & Teen PP see attached leaflets for more intormation or visit Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) - Parenting Groups

Who to contact

Contact Name
Parenting Services
0118 9376545 0118 9376545 07812 462799 07812 462799
Brighter Futures for Children ~ Parenting Groups
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Where to go

Brighter Futures for Children

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Contactable Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm


Referral required
Referral Details

Parents can self refer by contacting the the team.

Practitioners working with families can also refer Parents and Carers for Parenting support services.


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This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.


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Family Information Service 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2

SEND Local Offer 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2

Adult & Carers Support 0118 937 3747 0118 937 3747
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