“Early parenthood is a life-changing experience into which we all go unrehearsed”

Franklin Family Support Services provide a number of Parenting Programmes:

  • Incredible Years 3 - 8
  • Hoki ki te rito

Download this free ebook resource, "The Pocket Guide to Parenting - practical, actionable tips you can use  to help your family live each day more fully."

Pocket Guide Parenting-EBook.pdf


Incredible Years 3 – 8

Incredible Years is a 14 week fully funded parenting programme for parents of children aged 3-8 years. It involves weekly sessions of around two hours. Over the weeks, parents develop strategies to build positive relationships with their children and to manage problem behaviours. They come to group sessions each week, talk through what has, or hasn't worked, set goals for what they want to happen and ways to achieve those goals during the following week.

Read more…


Hoki Ki Te Rito (translated) Return to the Source

Hoki Ki Te Rito is a Parenting Course for Mother's, the course is based on the Mellow Parenting Programme (Glasgow, Scotland) and is Free which run's one-day-a-week over 14weeks.

The Course engages Mum's and helps them improve their relationships with their children, by building on Mum's own strengths to learn to parent well.

Read more…