Welcome to the new Family Connect website

Family Connect is a free, confidential service providing, impartial advice, information, guidance and support on a full range of children's services available across the borough including childcare, activities, school admissions and finance.

Family Connect aims to ensure that families are getting the right help at the right time.

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Parenting support

Parenting support


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This Parenting Support Section is a guide for parents and carers of children and young people in Telford and Wrekin. It will give you practical advice and guidance to help you in the most important role of being a parent.

Telford & Wrekin Council and its partners are committed to ensuring children are able to achieve their very best. This section covers many aspects of parenting, plus local services and activities and contacts for further information, advice and help.

Being a parent is one of the most difficult tasks there is. Most parents need help from time to time and this guidance is designed to be a useful and practical tool for parents, carers and professionals.

Browse through the links below or alternatively download the parenting handbook.