Parenting Classes Sacramento

FREE Parenting Classes in Sacramento

March 18th, 2014
Free and low cost parenting classes in Sacramento and online. You do not have to get a referral to enroll, any Dad or Mom that wants to be "the best parent they can" may voluntarily attend any of the classes that have an opening. If you are court ordered to attend, make sure the classes are court accepted. By Victor Stark.
Jump to: CPS Oreintation-Disability and Mental Health Parenting Classes-Home Visitation-Parents of Teens
North Sacramento
Rocklin-Roseville and Rancho Cordova
South Sacramento
Online and Low cost Parenting classes

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and hearing life through their student's
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Reading, Writing, Attention, Math and
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  • Self-Help Support ~ Group Activities ~ Free Resources!
    Sacramento Advocacy for Family Empowerment Program S.A.F.E.
    4000 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento, CA 95820 map  Ph. (916) 855-5427
    Family Support Group for English and Spanish. FREE Come join our support group along with other parents and caregivers. We understand the difficulties that come with raising an emotionally challenged child; like trying to understand what your child's educational rights are and navigating the Mental Health, Child Welfare and Probation Systems.

    Take some Time out for you! Time to talk! Time to vent! Time to share! Time to learn! Time to know you are NOT alone! Every Tuesday from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. ★★★★★ English flyer>> and Latino Support Group flyer>>!

  • Self-Help Support ~ Group Activities ~ Free Resources!
    CPS Approved Parenting Class - Family
    3555 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95841map  >Pam McPhail, Family Partner (916) 482-2370 ext. 304
    Friendly – No Professionals - Only For Parents, Foster Parents, Caregivers, & CPS Referrals.Registration form PDF:
    Call right away to register:
    The Incredible Years 
    A Trouble-Shooting Guide for Parents of Children Aged 2-12  
    Well-Supported by Research Evidence  
    Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento
    3555 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95821  
    Dates:  Monday Evening -  Nov. 3, 10th off for Veterans Day, 17th, 24th,  Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26. Time:  5:30 pm—7:30 pm  
    Contact: Pam McPhail, Facilitator/Group Leader  @ 916-482-2370 ext. 304  E-mail @   
    Non-Refundable $25.00 fee is due before first day of class. (Cash only).  
    Family Friendly & Confidential  No Professionals - Thank you  
    Parenting Education/Information Focused & Non–Therapeutic Material discussed for ages: pre-school—12 years old Welcome  parents, foster parents, kinship & caregivers  Self-referred or referred by Social Worker Requirements  Meet with Facilitator for 1 hours before class begins for an introduction of class topics 1 Presentation   Attendance is taken weekly – Doors close at 5:40 pm. Allowed to miss 1 class only (except for emergency) to receive certificate Pre-test & post-test, quizzes, homework, & to pass the class, grade must be over 80% Final Exam—Jan 26th, 2015.
    Topics Include But Are Not Limited To:  Understanding Your Communication Style & Changing Your Response; Self-Esteem in our Children; Defining Abuse, & Neglect;  Anger Management; Boundaries; Domestic Violence;  Misbehavior  & Behavior Problems; All Parents Make Mistakes;  Avoid Power Struggles: Praise and Encouragement: Natural & Logical Consequences; Emotional Regulation & More... 
    To meet Courts approval, please inquire with Social Worker.

    1. Parent Orientation Session
      3331 Power Inn Road, Sacramento, CA 95826 map
      Ph. (888) 881-4881 (916) 875-9980
      Friday 11:00 a.m. parenting class orientation even if you have not yet been required by Juvenile Dependency Court (CPS) to take a parenting class, it will give you a registration and parenting class referral, which puts you a step ahead of your caseworker.
    2. Child and Family Access Team A.C.C.E.S.S.
      3331 Power Inn Road, Suite 170, Sacramento, CA 95826 map
      Ph. (888) 881-4881 (916) 875-9980
      Parents with medi-cal. You do have to have a case worker to be eligible for ACCESS services. If you want to make a self-referral for participation in their parenting classes/services serving mental health challenges, then you can call ACCESS and describe your situation to them and they will determine your eligibility.
    3. Home Visitation of Birth and Beyond
      Sacramento, CA Ph. (916) 927-7694
      Provides "in-home" parenting lessons and interactive activities with your children typically 0-5 age group. The Nurturing Parenting program is a nationally recognized program designed to build and improve self-worth, empathy and discipline, and empowerment for Dads, Moms and children.
    4. 2020 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 map
      916-341-0575 x209 Call for Schedule.
      Free Parenting classes to families with Native American children. CPS approved.Includes Home Visitation Services: Supporting Family Wellness - Breastfeeding Support - Positive Parenting Peer Counseling - Prenatal Education - Referral Services - Health Education - Injury Prevention - Certified Lactation Counselor

    Parenting Classes in North Sacramento and Citrus Heights

    1. Mutual Assistance Network-Nurturing Parenting Program
    810 Grand Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95838 map
    Ph. (916) 927-7694
    Free parenting classes. CPS and Family court approved.
    2. Birth and Beyond at the Firehouse Community Center
    810 Grand Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95838 map
    Ph. (916) 927-7694
    Free parenting classes. CPS and Family court approved. Playcare available.
    3. Birth and Beyond at The Effort at North Highlands
    6015 Watt Ave., Suite 2, North Highlands, CA 95660 map
    For English: (916) 679-3925 x111 (916) 679-3925 x 107 For Spanish: (916) 679-3925 x125
    Play Care Provided. Allows make up classes. You must enroll within the first 3 classes. Arrive to class within 10 minutes or no credit for attendance. First 30 people to arrive will attend.

    4. Birth and Beyond at the North Sacramento
    1217 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815 map
    Ph. (916) 679-3743
    Free parenting classes. CPS and Family court approved. Playcare available.
    5. KidsFirst
    6939 Sunrise Blvd. Suite 227, Citrus Heights, CA 95610 map
    Ph. (916) 705-7378

    Rocklin-Roseville and Rancho Cordova

    1. Birth & Beyond at the Folsom Cordova Community Partnership
    10665 Coloma Road, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 map
    Ph. (916) 361-8684 x0 (Spanish) and (English)
    Free parenting classes-Call for Schedule-Play care provided-Pre-registration required-CPS approved.
    2. Kids First
    George Curby Elementary, Roseville, CA Ph. (916) 774-6802
    Free parenting classes in Roseville that are English, CPS approved and have playcare.
    3. Kids First
    Rocklin Elementary, Rocklin, CA Ph. (916) 774-6802
    Free parenting classes in Rocklin that are in Spanish, CPS approved and no playcare.

    South Sacramento

    1. Birth & Beyond at the River Oak Family Resource Center
    4322 4th Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95817 map
    Ph. (916) 244-5829 x0 Call for schedule. Or (916) 244-5800
    Free CPS approved parenting classes for parents with children 0 - 5 including classes Dads only, other classes are open to all. Some classes have playcare
    2. Birth & Beyond at the La Familia Family Resource Center
    5523 34th Stree, Sacramento, CA 95820 map
    Ph. (916) 452-3601 Call for schedule.
    Free CPS Approved parenting classes with playcare provided. Pre-registration required.
    3. Birth & Beyond at the Meadowview Family Resource Center
    2251 Florin Road, Suite 158, Sacramento, CA 95822 map
    Ph. (916) 394-6300 Call for Schedule.
    Free CPS approved parenting classes with playcare provided.
    4. Birth & Beyond at the Valley Hi Family Resource Center
    7000 Franklin Blvd., Suite 820, Sacramento, CA 95823 map
    Ph. (916) 290-8281 Call for schedule.
    Free parenting classes. CPS approved.
    1. Online Parent Class Offered by AJ Novick Group, Inc.
      Visit the website at HERE Ph. (949) 715-2694
      Fees range depending on program chosen. Use "offer code" OPCOFL and get $20 off any class!
      Online Parent Class offers online parenting and co-parenting classes that are widely court accepted. Programs are provided by licensed staff and are commonly taken for court and other legal requirements. Classes range from 4 hours to 26 hours and can be completely 100% online from any location, 24 hours a day. Certificate of Completion sent to you FREE.
    2. Strategies for Change
      4441 Auburn Blvd., Suite E, Sacramento, CA 95841 map
      Ph. (916) 473-5764
      35.00 per group Child Care Provided CPS approved.
    3. Positive Option Family Service
      2400 Glendale Lane, Suite C, Sacramento, CA 95825 map
      Ph. (916) 973-2838
      7.00/Person Pre-register Child Care Provided.
    4. The Parent Project
      Ph. 800 372-8886
      Click Here Use the drop down menu and go to California. Parents call our 800 number if they cannot locate a class. A list of low-cost parenting classes in Sacramento, Elk Grove and surrounding area.
      Free can begin participation anytime. CPS approved Play Care provided Parents of Teens.