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Find out more about the HENRY programme below.
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HENRY

About HENRY

Age range: Suitable for parents and carers with children from pregnancy to 12 years of age 

Duration: 1-2 hours for taster sessions or from 6-10 weeks for programmes

Delivery: Available as online or in-person sessions 

 

HENRY provides a wide range of support for families from pregnancy to age 12 including workshops, programmes, resources and online help. Gain the confidence, knowledge and skills you need to help the whole family adopt a healthier, happier lifestyle and to give your children a great start in life.

milies make real and lasting changes that will help the whole family have a brighter future.

Sessions cover parenting techniques, physical activity, what we eat, lifestyle habits and enjoying life as a family. Parents also receive a free toolkit to help maintain the positive changes started across the programme. 

 

The HENRY programme is designed to support the whole family as it builds healthier lifestyles and promotes the importance of a happy and supportive home environment with tips to help maintain this nurturing situation. For more information visit the HENRY.org website by clicking here, or scroll down to browse our selection of free courses. 

You can find out more about start dates by contacting your local family hub.

 

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Find out more about the HENRY approach to supporting a great start in life, how we work, what we do and why. Also parents also receive a free toolkit to help maintain the positive changes.

Browse our free HENRY programmes below

Preparation for parenthood

Age range: For expecting parents

Duration: 1-2 hours, runs for 6 weeks

Delivery: In groups, face-to-face in a Family Hub

You can find out more about start dates by contacting your local family hub.

Develop a healthy lifestyle for you and your baby.

 

This programme covers:

  • planning for life with a new baby

  • preparation for birth and beyond

  • setting and achieving goals

  • changing old habits and adopting a healthier lifestyle

  • portion sizes and healthy food swaps

  • caring for a newborn baby

  • bonding with your baby

  • early feeding with a newborn baby

HENRY 0-5 years

Age range: For parents/carers with children between the ages of 0-5

Duration: 1-2 hours, runs for 8 weeks

Delivery: In groups, face-to-face in a Family Hub

You can find out more about start dates by contacting your local family hub.

Provide a happier, healthier start in life.

 

This programme covers:

  • practical, authoritive parenting skills

  • increase your child's self-esteem and emotional well-being, so they start school ready to learn

  • changing old habits and adopting a healthier family lifestyle

  • setting and achieving goals

  • active play ideas for the whole family

  • oral health

  • portion sizes, first foods and snack swaps

  • food groups, food labels and much more 

HENRY 5+

Age range: For parents/carers with children between the ages of 5-12 (primary school age)

Duration: 1-2 hours, runs for 8-10 weeks

Delivery: In groups, virtually online or face-to-face in a Family Hub

You can find out more about start dates by contacting your local family hub.

Develop healthy lifestyle habits and a happier home environment for the whole family. 

This programme covers:

  • increasing self-esteem and emotional wellbeing, so you feel able and motivated to make positive changes

  • practical, authoritive parenting skills

  • changing old habits and adopting a healthier family lifestyle

  • enjoying getting active for the whole family

  • portion sizes, first foods and snack swaps

  • food groups, food labels and much more 

You can find out more about start dates by contacting your local family hub.

HENRY Workshops

Age range: Suitable for parents and carers with children, from pregnancy to 12 years old

Duration: 1-2 hours for taster sessions

Delivery: Available as online or face-to-face

Taster sessions available cover:

  1. Starting Solids 

  2. Healthy Teeth 

  3. Fussy Eating 

  4. Eating Well for Less 

  5. Looking after ourselves

  6. Understanding children's behaviour

For more information:

Other free activities from pregnancy to 19 years

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Incredible
Years

This programme is a great place to meet other parents/carers, discuss concerns and learn new skills

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Healthier
Relationships

Programmes designed to help parents, co-parents and carers communicate well and manage stress together

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FREE

 online courses

Online guides from the comfort of your own home.

For ALL parents, carers, grandparents and teens.

Free activities from birth to 2 years+

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PEEP
Babies

This 6-week programme is focused on very early development and split into 0-6 and 6-12 month classes

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PEEP

Pre-school

Offered weekly for 2-4 year olds, these are fun, activity based programmes to support children’s learning

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PEEP
Toddlers

This 6-week programme is full of tips to help understand your 1-2 year old toddler’s development

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Learning Together Through Play

Offered weekly, children can enjoy high quality play experiences together at our LTTP sessions

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PEEP Early Communicators

A 6-week programme to explore strategies for everyday life to support your child’s communication.

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Learning Together Through Play (AND)

Offered weekly, these play sessions are for children with additional needs and/or disabilities

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