About The Parenting Network

Our Mission: We connect, share best parental practice and empower parents.

Our Vision: To be the bench mark organisation and a treasured community resource for parental support and education.

Our Core Values:

Make a Difference

Collaborate and Support

Learn and Share

Build Community

Offer Common Sense Solutions

The Parenting Network is a not-for-profit social enterprise located in Portsmouth that provides a much loved and much needed service for local families. We are working to build a supportive community of families and 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 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, Parental Voice and Developmental Baby Massage from birth.

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 & CEO
Shelly Crocker
Young Families Coordinator
Kevin Earl
Dadzclub Coordinator
Rachel Hance
Office Manager & Non Executive Director

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Recent Blog Posts

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Being a Young Families Ambassador

The Parenting Network | November 08 / 2019

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So you give your child choice A or B…and they choose C. Now what?

The Parenting Network | October 07 / 2019

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StorkCard makes it easy for new mums and dads to control their finances

The Parenting Network | October 07 / 2019

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