A new initiative to offer parents and caregivers a physical space to meet and talk about what is important to them, and to access advice from other parents, is being launched in West Glamorgan, Wales.

The Parent Café has been set up by the Parent Advocacy Network (PAN), which also recently put together a parent support group to amplify the voices of families in child protection cases in Wales.

PAN is holding a launch event for the Parent Café and parents interested in attending are welcome.

The registration form for the launch says:

“Parent Café is an exciting initiative and resource for parents in West Glamorgan. Groups are hosted by parents in the community who are trained and accredited with support from a professional. The launch provides an in-person opportunity to experience the benefits for this way of working where parents and carers talk about what is important to them. The Cafés are designed for anyone in a parenting or caregiving role.”

PAN have also produced a brochure about the launch which offers more information about the Parent Café too. One brochure is written in English and the other is written in Welsh. Both are added below.

If you’d like more information about the event, you can contact Fiona at f.macleod@npt.gov.uk, or email any of the other contacts on the brochure.

The launch is taking place on Thursday 19th May, 2022 at the Waterfront Museum in Swansea, from 10am to 12.30pm and lunch is included.

Parents and carers who would like to attend can register for the launch using PAN’s registration form.