Support for Parents

 Did you know North Yorkshire County Council have PRE-PAID for every parent and carer in North Yorkshire to access a range of courses for parents/carers (access now for life-long access)?

 There are courses for parents, carers and grandparents about children from bump to 19+ years, from the Solihull Approach (NHS).

Access code:  NYFAMILIES

  • Understanding your pregnancy, birth, labour and your baby
  • Understanding your baby
  • Understanding your child (0-19+ yrs, main course)
  • Understanding your child with additional needs (0-19+ yrs, main course)
  • Understanding your child’s feelings (taster course)
  • Understanding your child’s brain (short course)
  • ‘Understanding your brain (for teenagers only!)’
  • Understanding your child’s mental health and wellbeing (accompanies UYC and UYCAD)

Kindest Regards

Catherine Preston

Early Help Consultant

Thirsk Children’s Centre

Hambleton Place



Telephone: 01609-536292 / 07779442026


If you have a concern about a child or young person, or wish to make a referral to the Children & Families Service, please contact the Customer Resolution Centre during office hours by phoning

01609 780780 or by emailing children&

For evenings, weekends and bank holidays, please contact the emergency duty team on 01609 780780

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