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Purple Elephant – Small Steps

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Sarah Hynds

Small Steps is an early intervention service with weekly group sessions, plus 1:1 support, giving early parenting help and advice to families with preschool children.

Small Steps Cafe

Smalls Steps’ cafe runs every third Thursday of the month from 7.45pm to 9.15pm at the Good Heart Cafe.

It’s a supported social group for parents or carers of children aged from birth to 5 years old. An informal time for adults to socialise without their children. Free to attend with refreshments available on a donation basis.

For more information contact Rebecca Harrison.

Early Years Early Intervention Service

Offers support on a 1:1 basis or at weekly groups.

Groups are held on Mondays, 9.30am-11am at Frome Hospital and Thursdays, 12.30pm – 2pm at Vallis First School.

The group offers support with meeting other parents, parenting skills and advice, setting boundaries and routines, school readiness, housing, budgeting and debt advice and getting to the group.

Purple Elephant

Small Steps is run by local charity Purple Elephant who run charitable services for children and families in Frome and the local area. As well as Small Steps they also run a befriending service for children aged 5 – 12yrs; the Frome Toy LibraryFamily Holiday Fun – family activities for all ages during each school holiday period; Small Steps – early intervention service; and Frome Children’s Festival – a one day, free event for children of all ages offering loads of different activities, which doubles as a training project for teenagers.

Some of Purple Elephant’s services are open to all and others are for referred families only; all are either free or very low cost. The charity’s primary aim is to support social inclusion and integration, supporting those who are most vulnerable in our community.

20 April 2021
Last Updated
6 January 2023