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Newport Parent Network

Service Outline

Newport Parent Network works with parents, carers and grandparents involved in raising children 0-25 years in Newport.

Clients are supported to have a say in local planning groups that help to shape policies and services for children, young people and families in Newport.  

The Parent Participation Officer will also support parents and carers to identify and develop targeted support groups and networks to meet specified needs.

Newport Parent Network, GAVO, Ty Derwen, Church Road, Newport, NP19 7EJ

Telephone: (01633) 241578

Email: Nicolajdavies@gavowales.org.uk

Support groups and meetings include:

Grandparent Support Group

For grandparents raising grandchildren. Meets once a month on a Friday at the Forest Children's Centre (contact Parent Participation Officer for dates and times)

Newport ADHD Support Group

For parents and carers whose children have ADHD. Meets 2nd Saturday of every month at Newport Museum's classroom.

Newport Autism Support Group

For parents and carers whose children have autism. Meets 1st Thursday of every month at the Gaer Annex, Gaer Infant School, Melfort Road.

Newport Parent Network Steering Group meeting

For parent representatives to review meetings attended and to discuss future events. Meets once a term at GAVO Offices Church Road (contact Parent Participation Officer for dates and times)

 Play Advisory Group

An opportunity for parents to discuss play and leisure provision in Newport. Meets once a term at GAVO Offices Church Road, Newport (contact Parent Participation Officer for dates and times)

Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) support group

For parents/carers whose children have a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia etc. Meets once a term at Newport Leisure Centre (contact Parent Participation Officer for dates and times)

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