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Contact are holding a series of welcoming and informative sessions for families who are concerned about their child’s development, and for those who have a disability or additional need. These free workshops are funded by the Department for Education, and are part of a grant to Contact to help raise parent carers’ awareness about their Early Years entitlements.

There are 4 workshops focusing on:

Support and Information
  • Know about support services for you and your family
  • Know how to find support in your local area
  • Understand how to get support


Get what you need for your child
  • Develop better communication skills
  • Feel more confident to make decisions about your child
  • Prepare for meetings with professionals


Encouraging positive behaviour
  • Understand the reasons for behaviour
  • Working with others to encourage positive behaviour
  • Top tips to help


Money Matters
  • Know how to improve your finances
  • Understand what you’re entitled to
  • Know where to get support


Yorkshire and the Humber

Venue: Central Children’s Centre, Edward Street, Grimsby, DN32 9HL

09.30 – 12.00

To book email: [email protected]

Support and Information – 10th January

Building Parental Confidence – 17th January

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 24th January

Money Matters – 31st January


West Midlands

Venue: Limbrick Wood Centre, Thomas Naul Croft, Coventry, CV4 9QX

10.00 – 12.00

Book your place here.

Support and Information – 16th January

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 23rd January

Building Parental Confidence – 30th January

Money Matters – 06th February


South East

Venue: Kids Nursery, Pebbles Children’s Centre, Shakespeare Road, Basingstoke, RG24 9BP

10.00 – 12.00

To book email:  [email protected]

Support and Information – 07th February

Building Parental Confidence – 14th February

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 21st February

Money Matters – 28th February


North East

Venue: KDeckham Childrens Centre, The Elgin Centre, Elgin Road, Deckham, Gateshead, NE9 5PA

Book your place here.

Encouraging Positive Behaviour – 02nd March

Support and Information – 09th March

Building Parental Confidence – 16th March

Money Matters – 23rd March