Family Health

Parenting can feel like another full-time job no matter the age of your kids. This section can help you whatever stage your children are at.

Family Health Useful Resources

This document explains entitlement to parental leave. To view the document, click the...
This document explains how statutory annual leave entitlement is to apply when a teacher...
This scheme applies to all eligible teachers to provide leave to care for their child or...
This scheme applies to teachers who adopt a child from within the UK or overseas (subject...
This scheme applies to all teachers to provide leave to care for their child or support...
Parenting NI can deliver a range of 12 needs-led Employee Wellbeing Seminars to parent...
The Dads Project supports dads in Northern Ireland who are separating, separated or...
The Engage service provides a family therapy programme available to professionals working...
The Parenting Children’s Challenging Behaviour programme will: Help parents understand...
Steps to Cope has been developed specifically for young people who have experienced...
The Parenting Apart Programme is aimed at parents who have separated, are separating,...
Speakeasy is a Public Health Agency funded, community based teaching programme for...
Fun, fast food for less. This is a practical six-week nutrition programme aimed at...
Looking after a crying baby is hard but for some families it can lead to stress,...
Families Together is a partnership project between Parenting NI and New Life Counselling...
Anger is a normal emotion, which most parents experience on a regular basis. It is often...
The Engage service provides a family therapy programme available to professionals working...
The teenage years can be notoriously challenging but this programme can help you navigate...
Just Ask is a unique Relationships and Sexuality Education programme working specifically...
We’ve gathered useful advice, information and help for young people aged 8-25 and those...
Seeking Solutions offers children and young people help and support to deal with problems...
Our free Easy Meals app is a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. You’ll...
Nutrition scanner
Music timer for brushing teeth
Parenting support at your fingertips! The Parenting NI app offers tips on topics such as...
First aid advice
Support hub for mothers
Pregnancy and guidance for after birth
Baby and child first aid

Family Health Helplines & Web Chats

NSPCC - Helpline
Call our Support Line Free
Family Lives - Forum
ParentLine NI
ParentLine NI
Family Lives Forum