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Parenting Support and Education Services for Families

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Parenting Resources to Help Children and Families Succeed 

We offer a variety of support groups, educational opportunities and special outreach to families in the Twin Cities for parents to:

  • Discuss parenting concerns, joys and questions in a safe and compassionate environment
  • Learn effective communication skills and parenting strategies
  • Develop their capacity to effectively address their children’s needs, as well as their own

Please see below for more information about specific offerings.

Families Together Home Visiting

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a free home visiting service for children ages prenatal through five and their primary caregiver.

Co-Parenting Resources & Family Circle Conference

During a Family Circle Conference, a family comes together to celebrate their strengths, learn new approaches to bridging communication to improve relationships and create a family-focused plan. Sliding fee scale.

Intensive Parenting Services

We are proud to partner with Ramsey County Child Protective Services (CPS) to provide families being discharged from CPS with the tools, resources and support they need to move forward.

Parents Forever

We offer hands-on classes for parents or caregivers experiencing divorce, separation or change in custody.

Parent Support Outreach Program (PSOP)

In Ramsey and Hennepin counties, we can help families who are experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, mental health issues and other concerns.

We offer assistance finding housing and employment, provide parenting help, and counseling support to help stabilize families and keep children safe.

Sexual Health Education

We offer trainings for parents and caregivers so that they can feel more empowered, educated and confident to approach issues of sexuality with their children.


Metro Youth & Family Services


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