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  • Children In The Middle

    Agency: MercyOne - Des Moines

    A class for divorcing parents with minor children or those going through modification with custody.  Visit website www.mercydesmoines.org or call Tracy to register for class. 


  • Parent Connection

    Agency: Family and Children's Council of Black Hawk County

    Assists parents by providing education, support, and access to community resources  through weekly home visitation.


  • Centers for Healthy Families Programs

    Agency: Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc.

    Young Families Incentive Program for parents of young children.  Parents earn points by participating in healthy, educational activities that will assist their children in a stronger future.  Points are then used to 'purchase' needed infant and toddler items.Nurturing Parenting Program classes emphasize the importance of raising children in a warm,...


  • Young Parents Together (YPT)

    Agency: Together For Youth

    Welcomes pregnant and/or parenting adolescents (age 19 and younger) and their support persons (partner, family member etc.) to a weekly informative and supportive meeting incorporating topics such as maternal health, parenting and emotional well-being. Provides transportation and childcare services as well as a free meal for participants and their ...


  • Neighborhood Resource Center - Pheasant Ridge

    Agency: Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County

    Provides a before and after school program at this location and 5 off-site locations: Grant Wood, Alexander, Mark Twain, and Hills elementariesProvides family support programs for parents with children birth to 5Provides 4 on-site, full-day, licensed early childhood education classrooms (Infants, Two's, Three's and Preschool classrooms); provides 2...


  • Neighborhood Resource Center - Broadway

    Agency: Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County

    Provides before and after school programs, family support programs, early childhood education, and youth programs.


  • YMCA Parenting Program

    Agency: YMCA of Greater Des Moines

    Offers a 8-week program offered to fathers and mothers, the women have a female facilitator. There is also an opportunity to enter into a co-parenting environment where a male and female instructor co-facilitate a co-parenting group. Includes sessions on health, child development, housing, financial stability, substance abuse, racism, and the impor...


  • Parenting Education/Assistance

    Agency: Attachment Parenting of Central Iowa

    Attachment Parenting of Central Iowa helps to educate and support all parents in raising secure, joyful and empathetic children in order to strengthen families through attachment parenting. People with special needs are welcome to attend and join. Helps families to practice and implement attachment parenting principles. Offers a Facebook page, Atta...


  • Parent and Grandparent Support

    Agency: Muscatine Community YMCA

    Parenting support including a moms discussion group (in English and Spanish), teen parents group, and a parenting skills class offered as a group or individually.Grandparent support group meets monthly.


  • YWRC Programs and Support Groups

    Agency: Young Women's Resource Center

    TRANSPORTATION to and from Young Women's Resource Center summer programs is available within 7 miles of the center. SUMMER PROGRAM, Movin' on to Middle School, is a summer program for young women going into 6th grade which is designed to help prepare for the transition from elementary to middle school. During the week, girls will explore topics suc...


  • Family Support Services

    Agency: Families CARE, Inc.

    Advocacy, support and education for families with children that have mental health, behavioral, and emotional challenges.Youth Networking and Support Group for youth ages 10-21 with a diagnosable mental health, emotional, or behavioral disorder.  Provide education to professionals, families, and peers on mental health issues.Support groups for pare...


  • Kids First Divorce Workshop

    Agency: Kids First Law Center

    Provides educational workshops for children whose parents are divorcing help kids understand and cope with family changes. Children are grouped by age and workshops use artwork, games, discussion, videos and role-playing to help kids know what to expect and how to handle common divorce scenarios. Kids also learn they are not alone and the divorce i...


  • Love and Respect and Relationships 101

    Agency: Christ Community Church

    Love and Respect for couples or singles to learn to communicate in a manner that builds mutual understanding between genders.Relationships 101 helps men build and maintain healthy relationships by exploring issues such as boundaries, self-esteem, communication, and healing.


  • MOPS Support Group

    Agency: MOPS International - Iowa/Nebraska

    Offers a monthly meeting for mothers of preschoolers to share concerns, explore creativity, receive instructions and build relationships.


  • Grandparents Raising Children

    Agency: CARE Team of Kossuth County

    Support group for grandparents and great grandparents who are raising children.


  • Parent Support Group

    Agency: YWCA of Black Hawk County

    Provides the program PASS (Parents Achieve Success with Support) for parents age 20-30 years of age which is a an education and support group. 


  • Early Childhood Services

    Agency: LSI - Lutheran Services in Iowa - Des Moines

    Helps parents of young children through regular in-home visits and groups, the services provide parents with the education and skill building they need to raise children in a happy and healthy home.


  • Fatherhood Academy

    Agency: Dream Center, The

    Provides fathers with individual and group counseling to address parenting issues such as adjusting to fatherhood, handling environmental stress (family, work, neighborhood), anger management, coping with grief and loss, and regulating emotion.


  • Programs for Dads

    Agency: Caring Pregnancy Center

    Offers the Baby Bucks program, and one-on-one mentoring with a male mentor.


  • Parenting Support Groups

    Agency: YPN

    Weekly group meetings are held for young adults pregnant or parenting a child birth until entry into kindergarten. Each meeting provides a meal, parent/child activities, child care and parenting discussion groups. Groups are provided for expecting parents, childbirth, newborn, infant moms, toddler moms, preschool moms, dads, Hispanic Moms and Hispa...


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