Parent & Family Programs

Online Groups & Family Support

Looking for support, information and inspiration as a parent, grandparent, relative caregiver or foster parent?

During the Covid19 outbreak we cannot offer on-site programs, but we are still here to support you in many ways. Learn about our current programs and services below, or download our latest parent and family program listings.

Online groups – We offer a rotating schedule of parenting classes, groups, and individual sessions using the Zoom app. See calendar of online programs  or tap the purple button for details.  Contact Patrice with any questions.

ParentsConnect Facebook group. Our private Facebook group is full of resources, information and support. You are not alone! All parents, grandparents and caregivers are welcome to join this online community.

Phone and email support. Family Center staff are available if you need help finding resources for your family or you have a parenting question or concern. Call and  leave a message, and we will get back to you within 24 hours, or the next business day: (603) 422-8209. Or email us anytime:  PatriceParkie.

We also offer home visiting and a monthly Family Focus e-newsletter.

On-Site Parent & Family Programs

Although our on-site programs are suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic, below you can see information about what we have offered in the past, and hope to offer again. Most programs are free and include free child care (with advance signup). You, and your children, are warmly welcome at all our programs. Contact Patrice by email or at 603-422-8209 for help creating a Parent Education Plan to meet your individual needs.

Parenting Classes and Support Groups

Playgroups & Family Programs

CALENDAR AT-A-GLANCE

We don’t have a printed calendar right now due to the limited programs being offered during the Covid19 pandemic. Please check out our virtual parent groups.

COMING UP NEXT

  • Positive Solutions for Families

    Tuesday, May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, May 25, 2021

    Online
    Online

    This six-week series offers simple tools and clear solutions for parents of young children ages 2-10. This program helps parents understand children’s challenging behaviors and promote their social and emotional skills.  These “friendship skills” are important for happiness and success in school and in life. We will discuss a wide range of positive approaches that...

  • ACT for Strong Families

    Wednesday, May 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

    Online
    Online

    An 8 week virtual series for parents and grandparents of kids from birth through the tween years. This program translates science-based content into practical tools for parents and caregivers to learn new strategies, understand and manage anger, resolve conflicts in positive ways, and raise children in a happy and healthy environment full of love and...

  • Mind In The Making: Life Skills for Children and Adults

    Wednesday, May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 26, 2021

    Online
    Online

    Do you want to help your kids learn to take on life’s challenges and achieve their full potential? If so, there are simple everyday things you can do—starting today—that support the development of the seven essential life skills your child needs to thrive and succeed in today’s complicated, distracting world. These skills are important for...

  • Positive Solutions for Families

    Tuesday, May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, May 25, 2021

    Online
    Online

    This six-week series offers simple tools and clear solutions for parents of young children ages 2-10. This program helps parents understand children’s challenging behaviors and promote their social and emotional skills.  These “friendship skills” are important for happiness and success in school and in life. We will discuss a wide range of positive approaches that...

  • ACT for Strong Families

    Wednesday, May 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

    Online
    Online

    An 8 week virtual series for parents and grandparents of kids from birth through the tween years. This program translates science-based content into practical tools for parents and caregivers to learn new strategies, understand and manage anger, resolve conflicts in positive ways, and raise children in a happy and healthy environment full of love and...

  • Mind In The Making: Life Skills for Children and Adults

    Wednesday, May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 26, 2021

    Online
    Online

    Do you want to help your kids learn to take on life’s challenges and achieve their full potential? If so, there are simple everyday things you can do—starting today—that support the development of the seven essential life skills your child needs to thrive and succeed in today’s complicated, distracting world. These skills are important for...

  • ACT for Strong Families

    Wednesday, June 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

    Online
    Online

    An 8 week virtual series for parents and grandparents of kids from birth through the tween years. This program translates science-based content into practical tools for parents and caregivers to learn new strategies, understand and manage anger, resolve conflicts in positive ways, and raise children in a happy and healthy environment full of love and...

  • ACT for Strong Families

    Wednesday, June 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

    Online
    Online

    An 8 week virtual series for parents and grandparents of kids from birth through the tween years. This program translates science-based content into practical tools for parents and caregivers to learn new strategies, understand and manage anger, resolve conflicts in positive ways, and raise children in a happy and healthy environment full of love and...

  • Parent Cafe for Dads

    Tuesday, June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
    Online
    Online

    Happy Father’s Day! This month we are celebrating and supporting dads. According to a report in Fathers and Their Impact on Children’s Well-Being: “Even from birth, children who have an involved father are more likely to be emotionally secure, be confident to explore their surroundings, and, as they grow older, have better social connections.” This Dad’s...

  • ACT for Strong Families

    Wednesday, June 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

    Online
    Online

    An 8 week virtual series for parents and grandparents of kids from birth through the tween years. This program translates science-based content into practical tools for parents and caregivers to learn new strategies, understand and manage anger, resolve conflicts in positive ways, and raise children in a happy and healthy environment full of love and...