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Forster Park Primary School

Lewisham Children and Family Centre

Welcome to our website where you can access information about our projects and services:

  • We have blog posts on a wide range of subjects from WeaningRoutines and Mental Health, plus many more. Use the search box above to read more blog posts. 
  • You can join one of our sessions, face to face in our centres or online – see our current timetable for more details.
  • Join one of our parenting programmes, have a look at our Parenting page for more details.
  • Professionals (Schools, Nurseries, GPs, Health Visitors etc) can refer families to receive 1:1 support via a referral to our Family Practitioner Service.

FAMILIES can register with us on our website, or make an enquiry via our Contact Us Page.

PROFESSIONALS can refer families to our Family Practitioner Service for 1:1 support. Please visit the Family Practitioner Service webpage for information of what we can support with and how to refer a family.

Being a Parent is not always easy!

Parenting is rewarding but can sometimes feel challenging, difficult, and exhausting!

Though the Positive Parenting Programme (Triple P) offer we have a range of workshops, drop-ins, groups, and programmes both face to face and on Zoom that you can join if you need a bit of extra support.

For parents of children aged 18months -13 years this includes:

  • Blogs and Tip sheets available on our website and via our social media
  • 1:1 Feeling Positive about Parenting Sessions- book a slot with a parenting practitioner to discuss any issues you have and look for solutions.
  • Triple P Discussion groups – find ways of managing situation through discussion with other parents; topics include Bedtime Routines, Managing Fighting and Aggression, Hassle Free Shopping and Helping your child Follow Instructions.
  • Triple P Group Primary – a 6 –8 week course for parents of primary school aged children that offers positive parenting strategies to manage behaviour.
  • Triple P Group Teen – a 6 week course that help prepare parents to raise teens.

All our courses and workshops can be booked via the website, please see our current timetable for dates and booking details.


Our HENRY courses and workshops:

  • The Healthy Start programme helps parents give their children a great start in life, focused on a holistic healthy lifestyle. It covers five main themes – parenting skills, how we eat, what we eat, being active and emotional well-being.
  • Find out more in our blog post – Healthy Families Right From the Start.

Our OWL Babies course:

  • During our OWL Babies courses families learn that outdoor adventures for babies support and enhance their baby’s brain development. They will share with their baby the pleasure, delight, and discovery of the great outdoors!
  • Read more on our OWL Babies page.

Our Baby Massage courses:

  • Massage can soothe your baby and help them to sleep. Massage has many added benefits for baby, including improving weight gain, aiding digestion, improving circulation, and easing teething pain. Massage is a great way to bond with your baby, and you may find it relaxing, too! 

All our courses and workshops can be booked via the website, please see our current timetable for dates and booking details.


Our Therapeutic Parenting Programmes support parents to meet their child’s needs and improve behaviour for children with: 

  • serious, high risk or distressing behaviours
  • conduct disorders
  • oppositional defiance disorder
  • and where ADHD might be suspected or diagnosed

These programmes include:

  • Incredible Years 12-week group programme for parents of children aged 4-11 years delivered both online and in person
  • Personalised Individual Parent Training (PIPT)Intensive 1:1 support programme delivered over 6 sessions to parents and children aged between 4-8 years

To access either of these Therapeutic Parenting Programmes please use the links to the parenting referral form below.

Parent Request Form