Information and support

                Parenting support | Action For Children

'Find parenting advice and support in a way that works for you - online or in person

Every parent needs a little support from time to time. From bonding with your baby to potty training, behaviour and mental health - we're here to help you navigate the everyday. Depending on your needs, we offer support in the following ways:

  • Through our online parenting advice hub.
  • At our fostering and adoption blog.
  • With parenting support in your community.

Find out more about each and how we can help you.'

Blandford Children's Centre (North Dorset locality) - Dorset Council

Activities, groups and courses available through

the week


Dorset Educational Psychologists

Dorset Educational Psychologist team are offering parents and carers of children age 3 to18 years the opportunity to speak with a Dorset educational psychologist (EP), they can help with behaviour, special educational need or mental health queries or concerns.

If you feel you would benefit from this please contact your Health Visitor or Panda Pre-school first.

More information can be found at

Educational psychologists - Dorset Council

SEND Local Offer - Dorset Council

Dorset Council Local Offer provides information, advice and support for children and young people aged from 0 to 25 years with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families.

Please click the link to find out more.