Groups and courses


Family Friends

Ffrindiau i Deuluoedd

Supporting families in crisis for over 20 years

Why choose our groups?

All groups run by Family Friends are managed by highly skilled staff and volunteers who will make sure you are welcomed and reassured. You can be confident that you will gain support and information that is very relevant to your needs at the time and you will feel valued and understood by the friendly staff team there to greet you.


We run a variety of groups to support a  wide range of needs and develop deeper relationships and networks within the community of Wrexham.

Have a look at the groups below. There is sure to be something for you. If you are interested in any of the groups. Why not email or call the office to find out more information about dates and times?

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Find out more about one of our biggest funders. The Steve Morgan Foundation is currrently supporting us to reach out to families in crisis in meaningful and life changing ways. Click this link to learn more about the foundation.

Steps Course

Would you like to challenge yourself to think more positively and overcome issues related to low self confidence? If so, Steps is for you!  

This is one of our most popluar courses. Past participants have commented that it changed their life and helped them overcome negaitive thinking patterns that were holding them back in day to day life. This is an 8 week course that gets booked up quickly so Call the office to find out about our next course.

Respite Group

Every Monday 4 -6pm in term time we run a 2 hour respite provision for children with high level needs.

This is run as a referral service through Wrexham council but you can also contact us directly if you would like to apply for a place for your child. This is one on one work targeted to your child's specific development needs.

Disability Play Support

This is a group for famlies who have children with any disability including physical and ASD that meets on a Tuesday evening in term time 4 - 5.30.

In this group you will meet other parents dealing with similar challenges to you and will recieve inspiration and support to think creatively about parenting a child with a disability in a meaningful way. The group consists of crafts, games and a variety of suitable toys including soft play.

Walk and Talk

We believe that keeping active and connecting with others plays a vital role in maintaining your mental and physical wellbeing.

Every month we get our families together for a walk and and a catch up somewhere beautiful followed by a cosy cuppa in a local cafe. If you'd like to join in get in touch with the office.

ESOL Classes for Syrian Refugees

As part of the Syrian resettlement project we run weekly ESOL classes to teach newly arrived refugees basic English and help them to intergrate safely and comfortably in the community.

These classes are for both adults and children. English is taught using creative and innovative approaches to learning.

Domestic Abuse Support

We are passionate about supporting families who are victim to domestic abuse. We have a very knowledgable, compassionate and discreat team of workers qualified to run a variety of courses, councelling and one to one suppport for people who have or currently are facing the challenges and threats of domestic abuse in their lives. Please see our page entitled Domestic Abuse Support for more information on how we can help.