Lego Club

Set up for children on the autistic spectrum and those with special needs. It is a friendly place where they and their parents can enjoy a change of scenery whilst really being themselves! This is a relaxed event for children and young people to create, socialise and develop friendships.

Hertfordshire Family Centre Service

A selection of events held live on Facebook.

Autumn Online Courses

A schedule of online courses across the Autumn term.

For full details of each course and how to refer to providers please go to or visit the provider links.

NESSie and angels - parent training

These trainings are designed to give parent/carers of children aged 4 – 15 years awaiting assessment or displaying traits of ASD and/or ADHD.

Natural Flair - Natural steps to stronger, safer families

This fun and inspiring online parent coaching course develops confidence, resilience and emotional wellbeing - It is packed full of strategies to support your family to manage their feelings and tips to support a calmer family life.

Topics covered include:

  • What it means to feel safe - how do we know?
  • Problem solving and resilience skills
  • How to support our child's worries
  • Why do we get triggered? Our 'unwritten rules'
  • How to build and maintain an effective support network
  • Strategies to stay in control of our emotions
  • What is behind anger and how this impacts behaviour

Parents need to be referred onto this course or have a specific parenting need. For more information or to book a space please call 01992 446 051 Email: [email protected]

ADD-Vance Free Online Workshops

Three series of NEW ONLINE WORKSHOPS for parents/carers running from October 2020 to March 2021 funded by Hertfordshire County Council.

These interactive workshops will be delivered via Zoom and can easily be accessed via a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

For more details and to book your FREE ticket, please see or visit our Facebook page.

Bookings are now open for October dates. Bookings for November dates will open on Saturday 24th October.

Family Lives - Support in dealing with your teen's behaviour

Are you dealing with challenging behaviour from your teens?

Do they have an FFA, CIN, CP or a YOUTH JUSTICE PLAN?

Join our free online groups for support in dealing with your teen's behaviour.

Family Lives - Bringing up confident children for parents of children with SEN

Join our virtual group online on Thursdays between 15th October to 10th December 2020 at 12.30 - 2.30 pm.

Supporting Links - Understanding behaviour in your child with additional needs

A free 6 week course for parents and carers of children aged 2 - 19 years with a recognised additional need. Diagnosis is not essential.

Families in Focus - Handling anger in your family

FREE and funded by HCC, this CANparent Quality Award evidence based course is for parents living in Hertfordshire and parenting children from 5 - 11 years.

This course will enable you and your family to gain greater understanding of anger dynamics in your family.