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Parenting In Midlothian

Midlothian Sure Start is a partner in the Midlothian Parenting Strategy. The Parenting and Family Support Lead post is seconded to Midlothian Council to co-ordinate the Parenting and Family Support Strategy.


One of the main aims of the strategy is to increase parenting capacity. Staff, parent volunteers & parents/carers from Community Learning & Development, Children & Families, Health, Children 1st, Midlothian Sure Start & Parents Voice have been trained to deliver the following parenting courses:


Incredible Years

“The Incredible Years is a research-based effective programme

for parents and carers of children aged 2- 10 years”



Why?       The incredible years groups could help you to:

Where?    In various venues and locations across Midlothian     

Who?       The course will be delivered by trained staff from Education, CAMHS,

                Integrated Children’s Service & Midlothian Sure Start.   

How?       Contact Midlothian Sure Start on 0131 654 0489

                to find out where the next course will be delivered.

Challenging Years


The programme encourages parents to consider the new challenges

their children will face as they move towards greater independence,

and is ideal for running in schools and community settings.


The course runs for 4 sessions with each session lasting 2 hrs.