Incredible Years ®

For: Families with children aged 3-5 years who are displaying early onset behaviour problems.

Specific criteria: Places will be allocated depending on the outcome of a completed Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire.

Overview: The Preschool Incredible Years Basic Parenting programme ®  strengthens parent-child interactions and attachment, reducing harsh discipline and fostering parents’ ability to promote children’s social, emotional, and language development. Parents also learn how to build school readiness skills. Video clips of real-life situations are used to support the training and trigger parenting group discussions, problem solving, and practice exercises.

Benefits: The aim is to improve parent-child interaction.

Delivered by: Highly trained staff from a variety of backgrounds.

Length of course: Weekly group sessions last for 2.5 hours and run for 14 weeks.


If you would like someone you are working with to access a targeted parenting programme and they are not already open to an Early Help or Social Work service you will need to complete an Early Help Assessment (forms available on the council website). If they are already open, please complete a FS Children’s Centre Service Request Form and send to the Children’s Centre

Please complete an  Incredible Years SDQ for the child referring

Creche: Childcare can be provided- please state if it’s needed

Please contact the Children’s Centres mentioned below or Flying Start directly for any queries

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  • Starting Thursday Mornings from the 12th October 2017
    • Flying Start West (Community Link Children’s Centre) in Gill Blowers, Mossdale, Flat 14, LU4 9JL.
    • 01582 493761
    • Main West site number: 01582 616604
    • Group leader based in North contactable on: 01582 595190
  • Starting Wednesday Afternoons from January 2018
    • Flying Start South (ABC Children’s Centre) in The Mall, LU12TW
    • 01582 457006
    • Main site number: 01582 482957

For more information or assistance, call Flying Start on 01582 548336 or email