Family Link Workers

Denbighshire Family Link Workers work closely with families, pre-school settings and schools to make sure all children have a positive experience of education and get opportunities to reach their full potential.

Coronavirus update

We are still here for you and we will do our best to support you through the current circumstances. You can contact us for support and we will respond as soon as possible.

Activity ideas for pre-school children

Our Flying Start, Early Education, Family Link Workers and the Pre-School Additional Learning Needs teams have produced some activity ideas to keep your pre-school children busy during this difficult time. Activities will be updated every two weeks and are available on our Denbighshire Early Years Facebook page (external website). We are here to help. 

For the latest information about our services and advice please visit denbighshire.gov.uk/coronavirus

Support for children

Family Link workers run free Language and play groups throughout Denbighshire and work with pre-school and primary school settings offering support for children with:

  • School readiness
  • Toileting
  • Speech and language
  • Behaviour
  • Sleep routines
  • Feeding
  • Language and play/parent and child sessions
  • Nurture support

Family support

Family Link Workers provide support, advice and guidance for families who are experiencing difficulties such as: 

  • Separation/divorce
  • Bereavement
  • Long term illness or medical concerns
  • Housing/eviction
  • Financial difficulties
  • Mental Illness
  • Domestic violence
  • Substance misuse
  • Employment and training
  • Solihull understanding your child

How to get support 

You can contact us online to find out if we can support you or you child or if you would like more information about how we can help. 

Contact Denbighshire Family Link Workers 

Solihull Approach parent groups 

Denbighshire Family Link Workers run groups for parents and carers of children in pre-schools and primary schools who want to know;

  • more about parenting
  • how children develop
  • how to understand their children’s behaviour and emotions better.

The group is based on an approach developed in Solihull, which aims to increase emotional health and well-being through both practitioners and parents. 

Find out more about the Solihull Approach (external website)

How to get involved

Sessions are for parents and carers only (if you have younger children, childcare arrangements would need to be made). You must book a place to attend a Solihull Approach parent group.

Places are limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Please contact us if you would like to book a place on a Solihull Approach parent group.

The sessions are free of charge and run for two hours once a week for nine weeks, but they do not run in the school holidays.

To Benefit the most out of Solihull approach we advise that you attend all sessions (minimum of 90%).

Where do the Solihull Approach parent groups take place?

The groups will run in local primary schools.