Parents As First Teachers (PAFT)

Who is it for?

It’s for mum’s and dad’s and their children who require more intensive support or are unable to access groups.

Practical information

  • For families with children between pre-birth and 4 years of age.
  • The sessions are relaxed and focussed on your needs.
  • Sessions can take place at home or an appropriate venue.

What are the benefits?

  • Support can be individualised.
  • Sessions can take place at home.
  • You’ll have knowledge of other parenting support you can access.
  • Reflect on your child’s behaviour and learn how to respond.
  • Learn about Family Wellbeing, how you and your child interact and their development.
  • An increased bond with your child as you learn to understand them and what they need.
  • It’s a safe and confidential space to talk without being judged.
  • You will feel more confident and feel happier being a mum and dad.


  • “I honestly don’t know what I’d do without your support. Been struggling massively recently and it’s massive help knowing there’s someone there to help me.
Last Modified: 19/01/2023
For more information contact:

Torfaen Early Years Family Support
Tel: 07950187925

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