There is a wide variation in the style, structure and content of parenting initiatives in the UK. Programmes range from those that aim to support parents in general to cope better with raising a child, to those that work with parents facing specific difficulties. Parenting programmes can be effective in improving behaviour problems in young children. Particularly strong evidence is available that behavioural approaches can improve the behaviour of 3-10 year olds.
The Families Information Service in Nottingham City provides free information, advice and guidance about organisations and services for children, young people and their families living in Nottingham City: