Parent/Family Education

Programs that provide classes, workshops or other educational opportunities for parents, potential parents, or family members who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role. (adapted from AIRS PH-6100)

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MT

Statewide

318-20 N. Last Chance Gulch, Suite 2C
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-449-8611
Address:
318-20 N. Last Chance Gulch, Suite 2C
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-449-8611
Email: hmhb@hmhb-mt.org
Eligibility: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies- The Montana Coalition endeavors to improve the health, safety, and well-being of Montana families by supporting mothers and babies, age zero to three.
Services Provided: HMHB’s is involved in preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma through our PURPLE-MT program; promoting safe sleep to reduce the incidence of SIDS with our SafeSleep for Baby Program; providing car seats to families in need with our SafeSeat for Baby Program; and advocating for access to early and consistent prenatal and postnatal care. The website also offers many educational articles on pregnancy and parenting.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 5/15/2020
Billings, MT
Phone: 800-233-2468
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Address:
Billings, MT
Phone: 800-233-2468
Toll Free Phone: 800-233-2468
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Services Provided: Answers questions and gives advice about infant nutrition, child development, allergies, colic, feeding, picky eaters, introducing solid foods, discipline, etc. Call for a new parent pack.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/26/2019
Address:
Helena, MT
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Services Provided: ParentingMontana.org provides easy-to-use parenting tools to support your child’s success from kindergarten through the teen years.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/26/2019

Billings, MT

1240 North 30th Street, Suite 200
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-237-3620
Organization Name: St. Vincent Healthcare
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Address:
1240 North 30th Street, Suite 200
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-237-3620
Fax: 406-237-4285
Eligibility: Limited income women with little or no prenatal care. No one is turned away due to inability to pay. Sliding fee scale. Flexible payment plans. Accepts Medicaid.
Services Provided: Pre- and post-natal care and education, nutrition counseling, delivery at St. Vincent's Hospital, breast feeding help, parenting skills and referrals.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 7/14/2014
2520 5th Avenue S.
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-252-9799
Address:
2520 5th Avenue S.
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-252-9799
Fax: 406-256-3014
Email: info@familytreecenter.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Languages Spoken: English
Services Provided: Parenting Ecuation: "Nurturing Parents": program available fo parents with children, birth-12 years. Programs available for parent who would like to learn more about parenting, child development and affective dischipline. Parening and adolescent parenting class.
Community Caring: Program utilizing trained volunteers who offer support, guidance, friendships and parenting tips to new parents and/or parent in need.
Prevention education: "Second Step" violence prevention program etaches children in the classsroom environment effective, positive and fun ways to manage anger and create positive social empathy skills. "Steps to respect."
Respite Daycare: Free childcare (part time) offered to parents who need a break from heavy childcare duties.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 10/26/2018
2321 Broadwater Avenue
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-652-4868
Address:
2321 Broadwater Avenue
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-652-4868
Fax: 406-652-2373
Services Provided: Free, confidential pregnancy tests and STI testing, counseling, adoption information/referrals, abstinence counseling, post abortion counseling, maternal assistance, parenting classes, pregnancy loss support, and limited ultrasoundss
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 8/1/2013
415 North 30th Street
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-247-3727
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Address:
415 North 30th Street
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-247-3727
Fax: 406-247-3788
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Services Provided: Active Parenting program. Educaitonal workshop programs to assist parents in being better parents. (Parent class for ADHD children and a class for parents called 1234 Parents.) Resource center available with books and videos on parenting is located at Parmly Billings Library.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 8/1/2013

Forsyth, MT

PO Box 668
Forsyth, MT 59327
Phone: 406-351-2694
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Organization Name: Developmental Educational Assistance Program (DEAP)
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Address:
PO Box 668
Forsyth, MT 59327
Phone: 406-351-2694
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Email: pash@deapmt.org
Services Provided: Early Childhood Intervention
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 9/10/2019

Great Falls, MT

Address:
115 4th Street South
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 406-454-6950
Services Provided: Services include:
-Immunizations for children and adults, including travel vaccinations.
-WIC access
-Safety and parenting resources and information
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 2/20/2020
425 1st Ave. North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 406-761-3680
Address:
425 1st Ave. North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 406-761-3680
Eligibility: Our job skills training services are helping teens and adults with disabilities, low-income seniors, and entry level workers, gain the skills and wok experience they need to find and keep good jobs.
Services Provided: The ability to find and maintain meaningful employment is a major barrier to independence for people of all ages and abilities.
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 3/29/2019
Address:
Great Falls, MT
Services Provided: The Montana Association of the Deaf (MAD) was founded in Boulder, Montana, June 1912 by twenty-four deaf individuals. At first, the purpose of setting up an organization was a social gathering for deaf people who were isolated in their hometowns near and far and they needed communication. Some years later MAD became involved in advocacy for deaf people legally and economically.
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 8/28/2018
1220 17th street south
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 406-952-0281
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Address:
1220 17th street south
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 406-952-0281
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Services Provided: Non-profit organization created to better serve those in our community with Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 9/10/2019

Helena, MT

PO Box 8005
Helena, MT 59604
Phone: 4068412464
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Organization Name: Foster Care and Adoptive Community
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Address:
PO Box 8005
Helena, MT 59604
Phone: 4068412464
Fax: 4068412487
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Email: krock@mt.gov
Services Provided: Online training for foster/kinship/adoptive families.
Certificates for social worker and professional CE hours.
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/3/2020

Kalispell, MT

Organization Name: Child Development Center
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Address:
1725 Montana Hwy 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-755-2425
Toll Free Phone: 800-914-4779
Fax: 406-755-2426
Eligibility: Child Development Center provides services to Western Montana families whose children are considered to be at risk for delays in development until they reach the age of six. CDC also provides services to individuals who have a diagnosed developmental disability from birth through age 21. They serve the counties of Flathead, Lincoln, Beaverhead, Broadwater, Deer Lodge, Gallatin, Granite, Jefferson, Lake, Lewis & Clark, Madison, Meagher, Mineral, Missoula, Park, Powell, Ravalli, Sanders, or Silverbow
Services Provided: The Child Development Center offers services at no cost to families and children with developmental disabilities or delays in Western Montana. CDC provides in-home services, screening, evaluation and diagnosis, and other related services. They use a family-centered approach to help children with developmental delays reach their potential – this means parents play the most important role in designing therapies for their children. Their home visiting staff is made up of dedicated professionals who are child development experts and state-certified Family Support Specialists. They have a range of services for all ages, including infant and toddler services, Family Education and Support, Children’s and Children’s Autism Waiver services, Autism Insurance Services, OBRA (for people with developmental disabilities in nursing homes), and a respite house.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 1/30/2020
Address:
146 3rd Ave W
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-756-1414
Toll Free Phone: 800-204-0644
Fax: 406-756-1410
Wheelchair Access: Main office is not wheelchair accessible, however, able to meet with clients in wheelchair accessible annex.
Languages Spoken: English and also able to provide an interpreter for most languages.
Eligibility: All families
Services Provided: The Nurturing Center's mission is to provide supportive services that strengthen families, increasing the number of children raised in health nurturing environments. Programs include Best Beginnings Childcare Scholarships, Childcare Referral Services, Family Resource Center, Safe Haven Supervised Visitation.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/13/2018

Missoula, MT

32 Campus Drive #6376
Missoula, MT
Phone: 406-243-5344
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Organization Name: University of Montana
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Address:
32 Campus Drive #6376
Missoula, MT
Phone: 406-243-5344
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Services Provided: The Library is a resource for families to learn about topics related to special
education such as kindergarten transition, inclusion, prevention and reduction
of challenging behaviors, positive behavioral supports, early literacy and
language skills, social communication skills, school safety, collaboration with
families and professionals, individualized education programs, and specific
disabilities.
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 12/26/2019
Organization Name: Child Development Center
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Address:
3335 Lt Moss Road
Missoula, MT
Phone: 406-549-6413
Toll Free Phone: 800-914-4779
Fax: 406-542-0143
Eligibility: Child Development Center provides services to Western Montana families whose children are considered to be at risk for delays in development until they reach the age of six. CDC also provides services to individuals who have a diagnosed developmental disability from birth through age 21. They serve the counties of Flathead, Lincoln, Beaverhead, Broadwater, Deer Lodge, Gallatin, Granite, Jefferson, Lake, Lewis & Clark, Madison, Meagher, Mineral, Missoula, Park, Powell, Ravalli, Sanders, or Silverbow
Services Provided: The Child Development Center offers services at no cost to families and children with developmental disabilities or delays in Western Montana. CDC provides in-home services, screening, evaluation and diagnosis, and other related services. They use a family-centered approach to help children with developmental delays reach their potential – this means parents play the most important role in designing therapies for their children. Their home visiting staff is made up of dedicated professionals who are child development experts and state-certified Family Support Specialists. They have a range of services for all ages, including infant and toddler services, Family Education and Support, Children’s and Children’s Autism Waiver services, Autism Insurance Services, OBRA (for people with developmental disabilities in nursing homes), and a respite house.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 1/30/2020
1801 S. Higgins
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-728-3710
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Organization Name: Human Resource Development Council
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Address:
1801 S. Higgins
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-728-3710
Fax: 406-728-7680
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Eligibility: MUST BE RESIDENT OF MISSOULA COUNTY. Must qualify for Food Stamps & be assigned a Interim Assistance number by the Office of Public Assistance. Must have an illness or injury that precludes them from employment for up to three months while recuperating. Income less than $282.00/mo
Services Provided: DO NOT REFER OUTSIDE OF MISSOULA COUNTY. The Temporary Infirmed program is designed to assist individuals who are temporarily unable to work due to illness or injury. Must be "job attached." TI participants are provided with case management, support services, rental assistance and referrals to community agencies for up to three months while recuperating from an illness injury. Due to income restrictions with this program, households with children are encouraged to apply for TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families).
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 9/10/2019

Nationwide

111 Michigan Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20010
Phone: 888-884-2327
Organization Name: Childrens National Health System
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Address:
111 Michigan Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20010
Phone: 888-884-2327
Toll Free Phone: 888-884-2327
Email: tbear@childrensnational.org
Eligibility: Children 22 and under.
Services Provided: Pediatric primary and specialty care including outpatient clinics, two emergency rooms, ambulatory surgery center, and acute care hospital. Ranked in the top five pediatric hospitals nationwide.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/10/2019
270 Sparta Ave. Suite 104
Sparta, NJ 07871
Phone: 973-726-6218
Address:
270 Sparta Ave. Suite 104
Sparta, NJ 07871
Phone: 973-726-6218
Toll Free Phone: 800-372-7368 x234
Services Provided: Award winning publication provides practical advice, emotional support and the most up-to-date educational information for families of children and adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs as well as to the physicians, allied health care professionals, and educational professionals. The eMagazine is available for free, the monthly print publication is available as a paid subscription.
Content:
Diet & Nutrition
EP Voices: Monthly Columnists
Financial Planning
Schools, Camps & Residences
Provider Profiles: Internet-based and print
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 7/25/2018
12410 Milestone Center Drive Ste 600
Germantown, MD 20876
Phone: 301-948-0599
Address:
12410 Milestone Center Drive Ste 600
Germantown, MD 20876
Phone: 301-948-0599
Fax: 301-948-6776
Email: info@fatherhood.org
Eligibility: For peer fathers or for fatherless children.
Services Provided: The National Fatherhood Initiative aims to improve the well-being of children through the promotion of responsible fatherhood.
Fatherhood program locator.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
5100 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-222-4044
Address:
5100 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-222-4044
Email: info@nicwa.org
Services Provided: Provides educational and informational resources for families, service providers, caseworkers and tribal leaders related to the welfare of Native American and Alaska Native children. This includes information about child abuse, adoption and foster care, policy, and advocacy.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/3/2020
Organization Name: Auburn University
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Address:
AL
Eligibility: Member of a blended/stepfamily
Services Provided: Stepparenting Toolkit
Smart Steps Family Life Curriculum for Stepfamilies
Directory of Support Groups for Stepfamilies
Directory of professionals who have complete the NSRC's clinical training for working with stepfamilies
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/9/2020
250 West First Street, Suite 250
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: 909-621-6184
Address:
250 West First Street, Suite 250
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: 909-621-6184
Toll Free Phone: 855-427-2736
Fax: 909-621-0614
Eligibility: Parents and caregivers of all backgrounds
Services Provided: Parents Anonymous® Program is an evidence-based family strengthening program utilizing mutual support (the giving and getting of help), parent leadership (seeking solutions and becoming empowered), and shared leadership® (working together) to achieve personal growth, improve family functioning and achieve parental resilience. Programs include local weekly support groups for parents and caregivers and separate programs for children.

[http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org/ National Parent Helpline] is available Monday-Friday 10am-7pm PST at 855-427-2736. The Helpline provides emotional support from a trained Advocate to help parents become empowered and a stronger parent.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/14/2020
2228 Ball Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63146
Phone: 314-432-4330
Address:
2228 Ball Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63146
Phone: 314-432-4330
Toll Free Phone: 866-728-4968
Fax: 314-432-8963
Email: info@parentsasteachers.org
Eligibility: At-risk families with children under the age of 5.
Services Provided: Parents as Teachers helps organizations and professionals work with parents during the critical early years of their children's lives, from conception to kindergarten. By administering home visits to families, developing curricula, training professionals and advocating for children and family.
Locate a Parents as Teachers program in your area.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 11/7/2019