New and informative classes designed to support thriving families are introduced throughout the year. Here is a sampling of upcoming classes available to the community (in alphabetical order):

Healthy Cooking on a Budget Workshop

This workshop will teach participants how to maximize their food budget to prepare easy, healthy and delicious meals! Workshops will be scheduled throughout the year at the Family Resource Center. Stay tuned to our events page for upcoming cooking workshops.

How to Nurture Yourself and Others

A 17-week course designed to help families in substance abuse recovery and treatment. Please Note: These classes cannot be joined after the first week. Details of upcoming class.

Life Skills for Thriving Families

The community is invited to these free one-hour classes that will be offered regularly. Each class covers one topic and will be taught by a specially trained instructor. Topics will include: how to bathe a baby, safe sleep for baby, car seate safety, space heater safety, purple crying and many more. Keep an eye on our events page to see all future classes.

Mandated Reporter Training

It will take just one and a half hours for you to learn how to better recognize the indicators of abuse and neglect, understand your role in responsible reporting, and identify the groups of children that may be at a higher risk of being abused or neglected.

Nurturing Parenting Classes

These classes are open to the community and are designed to build nurturing parenting skills and positive child-rearing practices. See classes beginning in January 2018.  Please Note: Cannot be joined after the first week of class.

Parent Cafés

This is more of a support group than a class, but is designed for parents to meet on the second Friday of  each month to connect and learn strenghthening factors that empower them to be the very best parent for their child. More details.

Prenatal Education Workshop

A judgement-free zone to ask questions about your pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Keep an eye on the events page to see when another workshop will be held.

STAR Education and Support Group- Strategic Trauma Abuse Recovery

This is a class/support group that helps participants move through the healing process from adverse childhood experiences. It is a 7-week class based on the workbook entitled, “Breaking Every Stinking Chain.”  See details. Please Note: This class cannot be joined after the first week.

Stewards of Children Training Class

A two-hour training that empowers adults through awareness and education to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Classes are offered throughout the year. Please check our “Events” page for newly scheduled training.