Parenting NI is the leading charity for parenting support in Northern Ireland.


Parenting programmes can help you build on your skills and boost your confidence in your parenting. Programmes are fun, interactive and a great way to meet other parents in similar situations.

To find out what's on visit our programme calendar.

We're here to listen to your parenting worries and offer reassurance. You can also call us to find out more about our other services on freephone 0808 8010 722. Click the chat button to talk to us online.

Support Line available Mon - Thurs 9:30am - 3:30pm & Fri 9:30am - 12:30pm.

Parenting NI consult with parents to give you the opportunity to have your say on issues important to you and your family. We then make sure your voice is heard to influence government policy, planning and service delivery.

We also carry out research to understand more about the realities of parenting in Northern Ireland and use the findings to advocate on your behalf.

We offer a range of training to enhance to knowledge and skills of those working with parents and families, including Train the Trainer training programmes. We also offer accredited training with the OCN Level 4 Certificate in Working with Parents. 

Giving organisations the tools to support their parent employees. We can deliver a range of 20 needs-led Employee Wellbeing Seminars to parent employees in your organisation, with the aim of reducing work-family spill over and improving worker morale and performance.

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