Healthy Families: Right from the Start with HENRY

For: Families with children under 5 years.

Specific criteria: HENRY is a universal programme which is targeted at families with one or more of the following:

  • One or more parent overweight or obese
  • Parental anxiety about feeding a child (e.g. fussy eaters)
  • Poor family eating habits
  • Children above 91st centile

Overview: Health, Exercise, Nutrition in the Really Young (HENRY) is a healthy lifestyle programme for families with children under 5. The programme combines nutrition and activity guidance, with the parenting skills that will enable parents to give their children the best start in life and support them to adopt healthy family lifestyle habits.

Benefits: This evidence based programme is practical, fun and popular with parents. It is proven to have a positive impact on family lifestyles and gives parents the chance to gain new skills to support their children. Each family receives a toolkit of resources including books and games.

Delivered by: Highly trained HENRY facilitator and Early Years practitioners.

Length of course: Each weekly session lasts 2.5 hours for 8 weeks.

Creche: Childcare is sometimes provided- you will need to provide childcare requirements.

Referrals: Contact Joe Brabrook on 07549091518 or fill in the referral form below and securely email flyingstartparenting@luton.gov.uk

Henry Professional Application Form v.June17

TASTER SESSIONS AVAILABLE!

Flying Start South at The Mall (LU12TW)

Tuesday 15th August 12.30-2pm or Tuesday 12th September 12.30-2pm

Flying Start West at Pastures Way (LU40PE)

Thursday 5th October 9-10.30am

Upcoming Dates/Times/Locations:

Flying Start South in The Mall (LU12TW)

8 Week Group Programme starting:  Tuesday 19th September (not running through holidays)

12:30-3:00pm

Crèche provided

Flying Start Central at Beech Hill Primary (LU48BW)

8 Week Group Programme starting:  Thursday 21st September (not running through holidays)

9.45-11.45am

No crèche

Flying Start West at Pastures Way (LU40PE)

8 Week Group Programme starting:  TBC

9.15-11.15am

No crèche

Flying Start North at Leabank (LU33LW)

8 Week Group Programme starting:  Thursday 11th January 2018 (not running through holidays)

9.30-12pm

Crèche provided

Places must be booked

For more information or assistance, call Flying Start on 01582 548336 or email flyingstart@luton.gov.uk