Evidence-informed programmes run in the heart of the community

Research has shown that the most effective early intervention to help children thrive is group-based parenting programmes

Our programmes

All parents need support but our peer-led and accessible programmes have been written specifically for families facing disadvantages.

Our evidence-informed parenting programmes equip mums, dads and carers with the confidence, competence and community they need to enable their children to thrive.

mom holding smiling baby attending Kids Matter parenting programme

Kids Matter programmes run in local community settings such as primary schools, nurseries, community centres and church halls. Kids Matter facilitators work in partnership with community links.

smiling mums holding small babies at Babies Matter parent group

Babies Matter programmes are coordinated in much the same way as Kids Matter programmes (in familiar settings, in partnership with community links) but are for expectant mums, dads and carers and those with babies up to the age of one.

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men walking inside prison

Kids Matter programmes work well in prison settings. Our trained facilitators coordinate groups with prison chaplains, governors and heads of education to help parents in prison work on all aspects of family life.

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