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 Fall 2020 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

  • Parent Recharge (online)

    Thursday, Dec 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

    Online
    Online

    Our social connections are even more important for all of us during this time of physical distancing.  Please join us online each week to connect with other parents and grandparents. How are you doing? How are your children or grandchildren doing? What has been the most challenging aspect of your week? What have you learned and what is working for you?...

  • Parenting Journey in Recovery

    Friday, Dec 4 @ 3:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, Dec 18, 2020

    Online
    Online

    This 14 week program helps parents explore past family patterns, begin to heal past wounds, and seize the opportunity to take a new path to strengthen recovery, accept personal responsibility, and take positive actions while facing the daily challenges of living with addiction. This program will help you: ✓ Identify strengths and increase your resiliency...

  • Parent Recharge (online)

    Thursday, Dec 10 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

    Online
    Online

    Our social connections are even more important for all of us during this time of physical distancing.  Please join us online each week to connect with other parents and grandparents. How are you doing? How are your children or grandchildren doing? What has been the most challenging aspect of your week? What have you learned and what is working for you?...

  • Parenting Journey in Recovery

    Friday, Dec 11 @ 3:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, Dec 18, 2020

    Online
    Online

    This 14 week program helps parents explore past family patterns, begin to heal past wounds, and seize the opportunity to take a new path to strengthen recovery, accept personal responsibility, and take positive actions while facing the daily challenges of living with addiction. This program will help you: ✓ Identify strengths and increase your resiliency...

  • Parent Recharge (online)

    Thursday, Dec 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

    Online
    Online

    Our social connections are even more important for all of us during this time of physical distancing.  Please join us online each week to connect with other parents and grandparents. How are you doing? How are your children or grandchildren doing? What has been the most challenging aspect of your week? What have you learned and what is working for you?...

  • Parenting Journey in Recovery

    Friday, Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, Dec 18, 2020

    Online
    Online

    This 14 week program helps parents explore past family patterns, begin to heal past wounds, and seize the opportunity to take a new path to strengthen recovery, accept personal responsibility, and take positive actions while facing the daily challenges of living with addiction. This program will help you: ✓ Identify strengths and increase your resiliency...

  • Parent Recharge (online)

    Thursday, Dec 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

    Online
    Online

    Our social connections are even more important for all of us during this time of physical distancing.  Please join us online each week to connect with other parents and grandparents. How are you doing? How are your children or grandchildren doing? What has been the most challenging aspect of your week? What have you learned and what is working for you?...

  • Parent Recharge (online)

    Thursday, Dec 31 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

    Online
    Online

    Our social connections are even more important for all of us during this time of physical distancing.  Please join us online each week to connect with other parents and grandparents. How are you doing? How are your children or grandchildren doing? What has been the most challenging aspect of your week? What have you learned and what is working for you?...

  • Parent Recharge (online)

    Thursday, Jan 7, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

    Online
    Online

    Our social connections are even more important for all of us during this time of physical distancing.  Please join us online each week to connect with other parents and grandparents. How are you doing? How are your children or grandchildren doing? What has been the most challenging aspect of your week? What have you learned and what is working for you?...

  • Active Parenting

    Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 @ 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, Feb 9, 2021

    Online
    Online

    Active Parenting is a five week series for parents and grandparents of children from ages three to thirteen. This series will help you understand how brain development affects children’s behaviors and decision-making.  You will expand your toolbox of strategies for positive discipline and effective communication with your kids. Reducing power struggles, winning cooperation, teaching responsibility,...