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Family & Parenting


Here you will find a range of services available to support you in your role as a parent/carer and family life in general.

Pregnancy & Baby: All services and support from bump to two years. Includes pre and antenatal classes, support for wellbeing following birth and activities for mum and baby to enjoy.

Toddlers: All services and support for children in their early years. Parent and toddler groups, parenting programmes and advice for development.

Children: All services and support for children aged 5 to 12. 

Teenagers: Support for parents of teenagers, including parenting programmes and activities that can be enjoyed together.

Young Parents: Services specifically supporting young families. 

Family Support: Services to support families during times of need, includes hands-on organisations and parenting programmes. 

Just for Dads: Services specifically supporting Dads.

Forces Families: Services supporting military families, currently serving and veterans.


Parenting programmes are a popular resource offering advice and guidance for expectant parents through to parents of teenagers.

View all Parenting Programmes

Safety Advice for Families


Each month we round up a big list of all the activities in Cornwall we can find that are completely free, or cost less than £5.

Free & Under £5 Activities

You can find a list of activities suitable for families who have someone with a special educational need or disability below. 

Accessible Activities

We hope to resume building the above guides once lockdown has been fully lifted. For now, see one of our pages of ideas for fun at home and in your garden


If you run a group which you would like to publicise here, please register and add your details.

Having problems finding a suitable service? 

Call the Family Information Service on 0800 587 8191 to speak to an advisor.

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