Parenting and family support

Free online courses 

Stoke-on-Trent Family Hub has partnered with the Solihull Approach to offer free access to expertly designed online courses for parents, carers, grandparents and teens living in the region.

Sign up to understand your child’s feelings, as well as your own, as you go through life as a family. Learn to understand the changes in your child’s development and how to support them, whilst also strengthening your relationship.

Courses are free and online for all parents, carers, grandparents and teens, to help nurture emotional health and wellbeing from bump to 19+ years.

Courses include:

  • Understanding your child with additional needs
  • Understanding your child’s mental health and wellbeing
  • Moving up to secondary school for children with additional needs
  • Understanding your feelings (for teenagers only!)

You can sign up for free on the website- click here.

Support for brothers and sisters

Support is available for brothers and sister of children and young people with SEND.

Young carers can offer support for brothers and sisters.

Help for young carers | Help for young carers | Stoke-on-Trent

Young Carers | North Staffs Carers (

Organisations offering support to families: Family support – SEND Local Offer (