Parenting Programme

Family Works offers a general support and information programme to help understand the stages of our children's development, their needs and how we as parents/caregivers respond to these changes. 

Children and young people need parenting that will help them grow into confident people with tools to succeed and gain satisfaction out of life.

Would you like to…

  • Strengthen your parenting?
  • Understand more about the stages children grow through and their need?
  • Develop a better relationship with your children?
  • Better manage anger and other emotions?
  • Learn strategies for managing children’s behaviour?
  • Gain confidence in your parenting?

The Parenting Programme runs for 8 weeks and focuses on parenting children and young people between the ages 0 - 18 years. The programme runs during each school term.

Programme dates 2021:

  • Wednesday 17 February 2021 (evening session 7:15pm - 9:15pm)

  • Wednesday 12 May 2021 (day time 9:30am - 11:30am)

  • Wednesday 4 August 2021 (day time 9:30am - 11:30am)

  • Wednesday 20 October 2021 (day time 9:30am - 11:30am)


The Parenting Programme is Invercargill based, although we accept referrals from throughout Southland.

  • Parenting Programme is free of charge.

Child minding and transport assistance may be available, please inquire for more information.

Sign up to this programme here

"I loved learning different parenting strategies"