Families, Food & Feelings Parent Programme

The Families, Food & Feelings group is FREE for parents/carers of children aged 5-17 who live or are registered with a GP in Islington or Camden. The group aims to support parents/carers in encouraging their children to live happy, healthy lives. The facilitators provide strategies and insight to help parents/carers feel confident in:

  • Having routines around mealtimes
  • Setting boundaries around food
  • Being a healthy role model
  • Encouraging children to eat more fruit and vegetables
  • Helping children to have a healthy relationship with food
  • Strengthening the child-parent relationship
  • Managing their child’s emotional eating
  • Responding to challenging behaviour
  • Setting boundaries around screen time
  • Encouraging children to be active
  • Meeting children’s emotional needs as they grow and develop

This is a very safe and supportive group for parents and caregivers. The group runs for 6 weeks, 4 times a year in various locations. This group is currently being delivered online. Parents/carers are able to refer by calling Brandon Centre’s Enhanced Healthy Living team on 020 7267 4792 or emailing brandoncentre.healthyliving@nhs.net.

Professionals can also refer, with consent, by sending a referral form to the email address above. Get in touch to find out details of upcoming groups.

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