National Network

Opportunities for existing and new Community Parent Programmes to learn from national research, to support each other and to build on what works best.




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Parents 1st Volunteers

Parents 1st recruits and trains volunteer parents and grandparents (and others with parenting experience) to offer parents-to-be and parents of a new baby (Basildon and Thurrock areas) friendly support and encouragement to keep healthy, have a positive birth and give their babies the best possible start in life.





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Parents 1st Accreditation Centre enables Community Parent volunteers to gain the Level 3 and 4 City & Guilds 3599 and 4338 Award in Work with Parents. Find out more about a range of train the trainer and programme facilitator guides.



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