Our Courses

We offer a wide range of educational, social and parenting support programmes. These courses change regularly throughout the year

Family Support & Parenting Programmes

The Adolescents Programme
(Parents Plus) 6 Week Course

A practical and positive course on parenting adolescents 6 week parenting course for parents of 11-16 year olds. Starting 4th November 10-11:30am on zoom. One to one meeting will take place in Connect prior to start date. A staff member can support anyone who is new to using zoom.
 Cost €10 for accompanying booklet.
 Working Things Out for 11-16 yr olds 
(Parents Plus) 6 week course
We are focusing this course on those transitioning from 6th class to 1st Year . An evidence-based CBT programme for adolescents promoting positive mental health and teaching coping skills to overcome specific problems. This course is based on fun, respectful and open discussions with their peers and facilitators. All those attending will receive a resilience pack.
Due to start in  3rd November  5-6:30pm in St Nicolas football club Rathmullen Road. Cost €10

NVR-Non Violent Resistance
Parent Support Programme
An integrated, structured and systemic response to child to parent violence and abuse. Taking registrations for 2021.


The rainbows program supports children and young people effected by loss because of bereavement, separation or divorce.  This course is due to resume in January 2021.

The Early Years Programme

(Parents Plus) 6 Week Course . An evidence-based parenting course promoting confidence, learning and positive behaviour in young children aged 1 to 6 years. Date TBC

              Parenting When Separated Programme  

(Parents Plus) 6 Week Course . This is a practical and positive evidence based course for parents who are preparing for, going through or have gone through a separation or divorce. Due to start in Spring 2021. Date TBC


Community Adult Courses 

Our Community, Our Future
6 week FREE course currently running  in Sleugh Hall/Zoom. Spaces are limited due to social distancing requirements. This course looks at Identity, Community, Communication skills & Building confidence.
Parent wellbeing week
parent wellbeing workshops through Zoom on Monday the 12th &19th October with positive parenting expert Allen O Donaghue. Care packs will be given to all participating parents. 

* CROCHET: No date has been set for when these classes can resume due to space limitations re COVID 19 in the Connect centre. Please follow us on facebook/instagram for any updates

Please contact centre for further  information or to book a course.