The RISE Trust is committed to giving parents from all walks of life good quality, free courses to help them get back into the workplace, help with parenting and gain confidence or new skills. Some of our courses can help parents to interact with their children in a fun and interesting way.

Thank you for contacting the RISE Trust regarding courses. Due to the transfer of the current contract from Children’s Centres to Family Hubs we will be unable to deliver new courses before April 1st 2024. We apologise for the inconvenience.


The Wiltshire Children’s Centre contract for supporting families with children 0-5 years is coming to an end on March 31st 2024. The new Family Hub service will then commence on April 1st and will be held by Spurgeons. Please keep an eye on social media platforms and Spurgeons Website for further information.

Please contact the addresses below for information on forthcoming courses:

Chat Chill & Connect 

Please note, the last sessions for all areas will be the week commencing 11th March 2024.

Please check our Facebook for any group cancellations/changes.


Being a Parent

An 9 week programme helping parents learn practical communication skills for everyday life to bring up confident,  happy and co-operative children. For parents of children aged 2-5 yrs.


Baby & Us

An 9 week programme to encourage bonding, understanding babies needs, wellbeing and making new friends. Suitable for parents with babies 0-9 months old.


SENsational Zone

An inclusive drop-in session for carers of children aged 0-5 years with additional needs held at St Pauls Church Hall, Chippenham. Term time only.

Please note, the last session for this group will be on Thursday 14th March 2024.


Twins and Multiples Group

A weekly group for parent/carers of twins/multiple births 0-5 years held at St Pauls Church Hall, Chippenham.

For other groups in the North Wiltshire area, please see the following links.  We cannot be held responsible for any misinformation regarding community groups that are not run by The RISE Trust.

Chippenham, Corsham, Malmesbury and surrounding villages 2024

RWB, Lyneham, Cricklade & Calne Programme 2024