Top tips for families - Elmbridge Family Centres

We hope the tips and resources on this page will help support you as a parent or carer.

Family Links - Resources for parents

Through Family Links, you can access support resources for you as a parent. We also provide the Family Links Parenting Puzzle Course at Elmbridge Family Centres.

Some of the resources include;

  • Marking Family Rules
  • Time to calm down - for tips to keep going when the going gets tough
  • Internet Safety
  • Fun and free or cheap activities to play with your children at home
  • Access to webinars
  • Other organisations
Parenting Puzzle

Solihull Approach and Surrey County Council - Free online guides for families

Bringing up children is a lot of fun but can also have its challenges and times when receiving some advice would be helpful.

Families living in Surrey can get access to FREE online guides that include top tips from childcare, education and NHS health experts.

These online resources cover;

  • Understanding your pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby
  • Understanding your baby
  • Understanding your child 0 to 19 years
  • Understanding your teenager's brain
  • Understanding your brain (guide for teenagers)

These guides are useful resources for expectant parents, parents, grandparents and carers of children of all ages including those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

Access to the guides is unlimited with no expiry date, so you can return as and when you need. Each guide has between 9 to 11 sessions, lasting 20 minutes each, there are also activities that can be carried out between courses.

The guides are available in a range of languages including Urdu, Chinese and Polish.

The guides are provided by the Solihull Approach and brought to you by Children and Family Health Surrey and Surrey County Council.

Surrey online_guides Solihull Approach

Surrey Family Learning

Family Learning courses are free for parents and carers to help you give your child a positive start in life and to help support your child's learning and development at home and school.

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Support for families

Spurgeons delivers a variety of support to families living in Elmbridge


What to expect

Read about the support provided by Elmbridge Family Centres and what to expect from our services


Our programmes

Information on the family support programmes delivered by Elmbridge Family Centres


Information for professionals

Guidance around case allocations and how you can refer a family to our support service

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Further Information

Support services and useful links for families in Elmbridge


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