Parenting and Discipline

Eastern Washington

Parenting Classes:

Name:
Services: Contact Information: Hours: Accessing Services:
Catholic Family and Child Service
  • Positive Co-Parenting Classes
  • Parenting Classes
2139 Van Giesen Street
Richland, WA 99354
509-946-4645
Call for latest hours Court ordered seminars, some fees apply, call for updated information
Safe Harbor Crisis Nursery
  • Taming the dragon
  • The incredible years
  • Trauma education
N. 1111 Grant Place
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-783-5734
Depends on class, call to register Call to register for class, most classes charge a fee
Our Babies Can’t Wait Parenting Workshops
  • Parent education workshop for first time parents who are pregnant or have an infant under 1
  • Free books for parents who attend 5 out of 6 classes in 1st year
201 S. Garfield St, Rm 13
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-222-7323
Depends on class, call to register Register today by calling 509-987-BABY or by e-mailing:
jnyefelt@readingfoundation.org
Ready for Kindergarten
  • Class to prepare parents and kids entering Kindergarten
201 S. Garfield St.
Room #13
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 222-5035
To see current class times, visit website at www.readyforkindergarten.org/ Classes are free to parents of the Kennewick School District
Lutheran Community Services
  • Divorce Parenting Classes
3321 W. Kennewick Ave, Suite 150
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-735-6446
www.lcsnw.org/kennewick/index.html
M-Thurs: 8:30am-5pm
Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm
Costs are on a sliding fee scale, minimum of $25 maximum of $115. Must fill out registration form, have court case #, proof of income, and name of former spouse (cannot attend at same time).

Parenting Groups:

Name:
Services: Contact Information: Hours: Accessing Services:
La Leche League of Washington
  • Breastfeeding
  • advocates support groups
Amanda (509) 946-7370 (9am – 8pm please)
PJ (509) 677-5177
Group meets first Wednesday of each month at 6pm Call to determine location of meeting. Babies are always welcome!
Our little lambs
  • Greif support for pregnancy and infant loss
(509) 946-4611, extension 4609.
hwww.kadlec.org/krmc/our_care/our_little_lambs
Call to find out more information on hours and accessing service
Moms of Preschoolers (MOPS)
  • Mentoring
  • Leadership development
  • Support groups
  • Childcare
For a list of MOPS groups in the area, see the MOPS Locations document.
http://www.mops.org/about
Depends on group Show up for a meeting, or check out the website to find out more information.

Family support:

Name:
Services: Contact Information: Hours: Accessing Services:
Washington PAVE Support for parents with special needs children 105 South 6th St Suite B Sunnyside, WA 98944
(509) 439-9880 or 1-877-821-4113

*Spanish speaking specialist Anita Partida 509-439-9864
http://www.wapave.org/

Call to make an appointment Call to speak to a representative
Kinship Navigator Support for relatives who are caring for a child who is not their own 2139 Van Giesen Street
Richland, WA 99354
509-946-4645
M-F 8am-5pm Call to make an appointment, services are free to families
ARC Parent to Parent Program
  • For parents of special needs children
  • Social and recreational activities
  • Educational workshops
1455 Fowler Street
Richland, WA 99352

Melissa Brooks
Maria Ramos- Hispanic Outreach
783-1131 ext 108

http://arcoftricities.com/

Monday: 11:30am-2:30pm
Wednesday: 10am-1pm
Thursday: 10am-1pm
Call to make an appointment, many services are free to families

Online resources:

Name: Services: Website:
Baby Center Information and Resources for pregnant and parenting moms and days http://www.babycenter.com/
PBS Parents Activities and articles for parents http://www.pbs.org/parents/
CDC Parent Portal Advice and articles for parents on health and development topics. http://www.cdc.gov/parents/