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Programs that provide classes, workshops or other educational opportunities for parents or potential parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role.

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Active ParentingParent Education Classes: A broad range of classes are offered year round. -Baby Care -1, 2, 3, 4 year olds -Active Parenting Now (5-12 year olds) -Active Parenting Teens -Active Parenting/Cooperative Parenting & Divorce -Active Parenting for Step Families *classes are free to parents and childcare can be provided. Registration is required FranklinYouth Advocate Programs, Inc. - Franklin CountyYouth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP)
ARIN Intermediate Unit 28 ELECT Fatherhood InitiativeA free program for teen fathers that focuses on the role of the father, anger management/conflict resolution, mentoring, parent education, and child development. Helps participants to earn a diploma or GED certificate and transition to employment or higher education.IndianaELECT Fatherhood InitiativeARIN Intermediate Unit 28
Blair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc. Parenting EducationBlairBlair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc. Parenting EducationBlair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc.
Bright Alternatives, Inc. Offers Parenting Program, confirmation of pregnancy tests, option counseling, post-abortive counseling, peer counseling, abstinence education, and budgeting classes.McKeanBright Alternatives, Inc. Bright Alternatives, Inc.
Butler Health System - Family Services CenterOut Patient Mental Health Services - Individual Therapy (Child, Adolescent, Adult) - Family and Group Therapy - Parent Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT) - Play Therapy - Acute Children’s Partial Hospitalization Program - Children’s Intensive Out Patient Program (Afterschool program) - Summer Therapeutic Activities Program (STAP) - Psychiatric Evaluation and Medication Management - Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) ButlerBHS Family Services CenterButler Health System
Care Net of Carbon CountyCommitted to providing resources and services for women, men and youth who are facing challenges with pregnancy and relationship related issues. A free pregnancy test is available. Referrals are provided for healthcare, social services and other community resources. All services are by appointment. Earn while you learn program offers baby bucks to women who attend appointments and classes on childbirth, relationship parenting, nutrition and related topics. Baby bucks can be used to buy diapers, baby clothing and furniture. Offers pregnancy counseling and options. Also offers support groups for new parents and women recovering from abortion. Ongoing anger management classes are available. CarbonCare Net of Carbon CountyCare Net of Carbon County
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh - Beaver Outreach Office Parenting ClassesEquip parents with the skills needed to improve family interactions and decrease the probability of abuse or neglect. BeaverCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc. Pregnancy and Parenting Support ServicesCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh - Roselia Apartments for Homeless Pregnant WomenCatholic Charities has several apartments in a secure building in downtown Pittsburgh to provide a safe and comfortable home for pregnant women who are homeless, and who may continue to reside there until their child reaches two years of age. Each woman meets with a Roselia caseworker to develop a plan to become self-sufficient by acquiring the skills necessary to achieve a better life for herself and her baby during the first years of the infant’s life. Services include life skills training, job-readiness skills, and pregnancy and parenting education and counseling.AlleghenyCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc. Housing and Homeless ServicesCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.
CenClear Fatherhood Initiative - EducationProvides classes, workshops or other educational opportunities for parents or potential parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role.ClearfieldCenClear Fatherhood InitiativeCenClear
CenClear Maintaining Strengths - Parent EducationClasses, workshops or other educational opportunities for parents or potential parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role.CentreCenClear Maintaining StrengthsCenClear
Child Abuse PreventionAs the nation's premier child abuse prevention organization, Parents Anonymous® Inc. is a community of parents, organizations and volunteers committed to: • Strengthening Families and Building Strong Communities • Achieving Meaningful Parent Leadership and Shared Leadership • Leading the Field of Child Abuse and Neglect Parents Anonymous® Inc. was founded in 1969 through the extraordinary efforts of Jolly K., a courageous, single mother who sought help to create a safe and caring home for her family. Working in partnership with her social worker, they launched a unique solution for parents who wanted to strengthen their families the Parents Anonymous® Group - a group which meets weekly, is free of charge to participants and is based on Shared Leadership and mutual support. Today Parents Anonymous® Inc. leads a dynamic international Network of 267 accredited organizations and local affiliates that implement quality Parents Anonymous® Programs for adults and children and our success has been confirmed through research. Parents Anonymous® Inc. provides training and technical assistance, develops publications and conducts research on meaningful Parent and Shared Leadership, systems reform and effective community-based strategies to strengthen families. Our committed Board of Directors includes national experts in child abuse prevention, business representatives and Parent Leaders who have utilized Parents Anonymous® services. Integral to our mission and operations is the unique partnership established with Parents Anonymous® Parent Leaders. Parents Anonymous® Inc. has a long impressive history of effectively advocating for the creation and support of meaningful leadership roles for parents to ensure better outcomes for families. Our legacy continues because of the millions of courageous parents and children who have successfully changed their lives forever through Parents Anonymous®.Allegheny*Main Site (Parents Anonymous of Pennsylvania)Parents Anonymous of Pennsylvania
Childbirth and Parenting EducationCumberlandCarlisle Area Family Life CenterCarlisle Area Family Life Center
Children's Rights CouncilWorks to assure children meaningful and continuing contact with both their parents and extended family regardless of the parents' marital status. Provides information, resources and services to support shared parenting (custody and access); legislative advocacy; information on court processes, family law and alternative dispute resolutions; as well as parenting resources and education. Children's Rights CouncilChildren's Rights Council
Community Services of Venango County - Parents As TeachersThis program supports child development, nurture healthy attachments by using a strengths-based, relationship-centered approach, while encompassing the full range of a family's needs.VenangoCommunity Services of Venango County - Seneca Street, Oil CityCommunity Services of Venango County
Cumberland/Perry Nurse-Family PartnershipThe Nurse-Family Partnership is a program for women having their first baby. A nurse will provide weekly or bi-weekly home visitation services throughout the pregnancy and will continue until the baby is two years old. The nurse can assist with the mother's specific needs, like helping her to understand her health and her baby's health, making the home a safe place, involving family and friends, and receiving information on community services.CumberlandSadler Health Center CorporationSadler Health Center Corporation
Family Connection of Easton - Parenting EducationParents Who Care is a six-week family bonding and wellness program that builds on families’ strengths, develops positive parenting skills, and promotes family fun activities to improve the quality of life for children and families in Easton.NorthamptonFamily Connection of EastonFamily Connection of Easton
Family Resources Parent Teen Conflict ProgramThe Parent-Teen Conflict Program offers crisis intervention, assessment, in-home counseling, advocacy, and problem solving and coping strategies to help parents and teen or pre-teens manage conflict.AlleghenyFamily Resources Parent Teen Conflict ProgramFamily Resources
Family Resources The Nurturing CourseThe Nurturing Course is a 15-week series that teaches parents and children how to develop healthy and non-abusive family relationships.AlleghenyFamily Resources The Nurturing CourseFamily Resources
Family Service & Children's Aid Society - Carone Center - Venango Fatherhood InitiativeProvides support, counseling, education, and advocacy to help strengthen the bonds between fathers and their families. 24/7 Dad: Fatherhood Program/Family Groups Relationship Smarts Plus 3.0 Inside Out Dad (jail program) Donuts With Dad Soapbox Derby - typically held in July, one in Oil City and one in Rocky Grove Calendar featuring children's art work Various events and outings throughout the yearVenangoFamily Service & Children's Aid Society - Carone CenterFamily Service & Children's Aid Society
Family Support ProgramProtects children from abuse by providing parenting education/support programs and training on child abuse recognition and reporting for professionals who work with children and are mandated reporters of child abuse. Groups or classes are not held at our office. Provides training, materials and technical assistance to organizations working with parents, and mandated reporters, who help parents directly. DauphinPA Family Support AlliancePA Family Support Alliance
Forest-Warren Human Services - Parent Education ProgramParent education classes offered on various topics, free to the public. Classes held at various dates and times at Forest-Warren Human Services. WarrenForest-Warren Human ServicesForest-Warren Human Services
Fulton County Partnership - Fulton Fatherhood InitiativeThe Fulton Fatherhood Initiative is designed to aid and support fathers in their very important role. The FCCF and it's staff believe that parent's are their child's first and most important teachers and promote activites and programming to bring this message to families. The Fulton Fatherhood Initiative has been developed to aid and support fathers in the child's growth and development. Various activities will help educate fathers on pregnancy and birth, child development, creating family stability, and continued support throughout their child's life.FultonFulton County Partnership - ProgramFulton County Partnership
Fulton County Partnership - Parents as TeachersParents As Teachers (PAT) is a parenting program available to any Fulton County Parents - from pregnancy through children 5 years of age.FultonFulton County Partnership - ProgramFulton County Partnership
InterworksIntroductory level workshop for caretakers and parents of children from seperated families. Information covered includes Basic Conflict Resolution principles and techniques, developmental needs of children experiencing family seperation, and unique needs of families facing change through separation and divorce. Also offers Co-Parenting Counseling designed to aid parents separated from each other and to form mutual parenting goals and guidelines,DauphinInterworksInterworks
Life Way Pregnancy Center - IndianaProvides life affirming alternatives, pregnancy and parenting support and social/community referrals. Onsite pregnancy testing, Non medical pregnancy assistance, Non medical fetal development, Labor and Delivery preparation, Adoption support, Parenting lessons (using the Earn While You Learn curriculum), Life skills, Post abortion support (emotional and spiritual), Sexual Integrity Program, Baby clothing.IndianaLife Way Pregnancy Center - IndianaLife Way Pregnancy Center
Life Way Pregnancy Center Parenting Skills SupportProvides parenting training and supportWestmorelandParenting Skills SupportLife Way Pregnancy Center
Multisystemic Therapy (MST)family-based servicesDauphinHempfield Behavioral Health IncHempfield Behavioral Health Inc
National Fatherhood InitiativeNational Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) was founded in1994 to lead a society-wide movement to confront the problem of father absence. NFI's mission is to improve the well-being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible and committed fathers. Mission is accomplished by: -Educating and inspiring all Americans, especially fathers, through public awareness campaigns, research and other resources -Equipping fathers and developing leaders of national, state and community fatherhood initiatives through curricula, training and technical assistance -Engaging strategic partnerships and alliances in every sector of societyNational Fatherhood InitiativeNational Fatherhood Initiative
New Day Inc. Parenting ClassesParenting education for at risk families.CambriaNew Day Inc. Parenting ClassesNew Day Inc.
Parenting ClassesParenting classesCumberlandCarlisle Area Family Life CenterCarlisle Area Family Life Center
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon CountyProvides practical information designed to improve the quality of life for local residents in conjunction with Penn State University. Programs include: - Agriculture: Dairy, poultry, livestock, horticulture, farm safety, agronomy, ag economic development - West Nile Virus Program - Master Gardening Program - Family Living - Better Kid Care - Nutrition: food irradiation, foods and nutrition, home canning and freezing, food safety information, food safety training for volunteer groups. - Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP): for low-income families - SuperCupboard Nutrition Program.CarbonPenn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon County
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Northampton CountyProvides practical information designed to improve the quality of life for local residents in conjunction with Penn State University.NorthamptonPenn State Cooperative Extension - Northampton CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - Northampton County
Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - BerksAgriculture: dairy, poultry, livestock, horticulture, farm safety, agronomy, ag economic development - West Nile Virus Program - Master Gardening Program - Family Living: Strong Women, strength training program - Better Kid Care: A training and resource program for childcare providers. DPW training credits are earned through this program. Fee $5-10. - Nutrition: food irradiation, foods and nutrition, home canning and freezing, food safety information, food safety training for volunteer groups. - Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP): for low-income families - SuperCupboard Nutrition Program. - My New Weight of Life: an 11 week weight management program designed to re-educate participants on their eating habits for permanent weight loss. - 4-H and Youth Development Eligibility: Members, from 8 to 18 years before January 1; Leaders, adult volunteers interested in sharing time and talents with youth - Special Programs: Therapeutic Riding Seeing Eye Dog Project Areas: - Animal sciences: livestock, horse, small animals, poultry - Consumer and Family Sciences: textile science, food and nutrition, intergenerational, family living, consumer and financial issues - Science and Technology: engineering sciences - Environmental and Earth Sciences: forest/natural resources, plant sciences, entomology - International and Diversity - Communication and Expressive Arts: theater arts - Leisure Education: health, shooting sports - Leadership and Personal Development: youth/adult - CitizenshipBerksPenn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - BerksPenn State Cooperative Extension - Berks
Precious Life, Inc. Parenting Education AltoonaProvides classes, workshops or other educational opportunities for parents or potential parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role.BlairPrecious Life, Inc. Altoona OfficePrecious Life, Incorporated
Precious Life, Inc. Parenting Education JohnstownProvides classes, workshops or other educational opportunities for parents or potential parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role.CambriaPrecious Life, Inc. Johnstown OfficePrecious Life, Incorporated
Precious Life, Inc. Parenting Materials AltoonaPrograms that offer any of a wide variety of resources including books, audiotapes, video cassettes and learning games that provide information, techniques and suggestions for activities which enable parents to be more effective in their parenting role.BlairPrecious Life, Inc. Altoona OfficePrecious Life, Incorporated
Precious Life, Inc. Parenting Materials JohnstownPrograms that offer any of a wide variety of resources including books, audiotapes, video cassettes and learning games that provide information, techniques and suggestions for activities which enable parents to be more effective in their parenting role.CambriaPrecious Life, Inc. Johnstown OfficePrecious Life, Incorporated
Precious Life, Inc. Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance AltoonaPrograms that provide classes, workshops or other educational opportunities that prepare teens who are or are about to become parents to be effective in their parenting roles.BlairPrecious Life, Inc. Altoona OfficePrecious Life, Incorporated
Precious Life, Inc. Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance JohnstownPrograms that provide classes, workshops or other educational opportunities that prepare teens who are or are about to become parents to be effective in their parenting roles.CambriaPrecious Life, Inc. Johnstown OfficePrecious Life, Incorporated
Pregnancy Education and Support Services- The Hope Center NescopekEducation and Support for: * Parenting * Adoption * Abstinence * Fatherhood -"Earn While you Learn" maternity & baby resources -Education on abortion procedures and risks -Post abortion education and healing -Referrals to doctors and community services -Information on STDsColumbiaYLC The Hope Center - NescopeckYour Loving Choices, Inc.
Pregnancy Education and Support Services- YLC Options Center - BloomsburgEducation and Support for: * Parenting * Adoption * Abstinence * Fatherhood -"Earn While you Learn" maternity & baby resources -Education on abortion procedures and risks -Post abortion education and healing -Referrals to doctors and community services -Information on STDsColumbiaYLC Options CenterYour Loving Choices, Inc.
Prevention ProgramAldersgate's Prevention Program works with schools and the community to empower teens and adults, improve parenting skills, enhance self-esteem and to reduce and prevent substance abuse. Community and School- based presentations to children and their parents and adolescent outreach groups are key components of this service.Aldersgate - Montgomery; Willow GroveAldersgate
Remembering Adam Inc. Prevention Program Parenting WiselyProgram that provides classes, workshops or other educational opportunities for parents or potential parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role.CambriaPrevention ProgramRemembering Adam Inc.
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh - Duquesne Family Support CenterProvides services to families through in home and center-based visits. Parenting education, child development and other support services are designed to increase the strength and stability of families. To increase parents confidence in their parenting abilities, and to provide children a stable and supportive family environment. Emergency Food pantry.AlleghenyDuquesne Family Support CenterUrban League of Greater Pittsburgh
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh - East Hills Family SupportProvides services for families through home and center-based visits. Parenting education, child development and other support services are designed to increase the strength and stability of families, to increase parents’ confidence in their parenting abilities, and to afford children a stable and supportive family environment. Emergency food pantry.AlleghenyEast Hills Family Support CenterUrban League of Greater Pittsburgh
We Care Pregnancy Center - Parenting ClassesOffers educational resources and pregnancy testing. Parenting options. Assist them with finding other resources.JeffersonWe Care Pregnancy CenterWe Care Pregnancy Center
Wilkinsburg Family Support CenterProgram offers family support, case management, child development assessment, advocacy & referral, substance abuse prevention, parent support, home visits, drop-in activities, mental health counseling, and family reunification visitation. Program is run by the Allegheny County Human Services Department, Family and Community Services.AlleghenyWilkinsburg Family Support CenterPrimary Care Health Services, Inc.

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