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About The Parenting Network

The Parenting Network is a not-for-profit social enterprise that provides a much loved and much needed service for local families by working to build a supportive community of families in order to drive forward social change through education on positive parenting and best practice.

Our work with families is delivered through a series of parental support services that all utilise social learning theory as a model to promote fun learning, strengthen family bonds and bring together communities whilst tackling gender stereotyping and isolation.

We delivering a range of parental support services with our core projects being Dadzclub, The Young Families Project and our accredited iCAN Parent Courses.

We also provide staff training, consultation services and parental engagement programmes to businesses and educational organisations.

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Meet the team

Matt Foster
Founder & Managing Director

Dadzclub Founder & Managing Director of The Parenting Network

Shelly Crocker
Young Families Coordinator
Kevin Earl
Dadzclub Coordinator
Rachel Hance
Office Manager

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Recent Blog Posts

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Primary school admissions 2019: appealing against a decision

The Parenting Network | April 16 / 2019

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The Parenting Network | April 07 / 2019

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The Parenting Network | March 22 / 2019

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