Parenting Classes Sacramento

FREE Parenting Classes in Sacramento

March 18th, 2014
Parenting classes for free or low-cost. 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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New Parenting Classes-Orientation for CPS-Mental Health/Disability Parenting classes-Home visitation 0-5 age group and Parents of Teens

CPS Approved Parenting Class - Family Friendly – No Professionals - Only For Parents, Foster Parents, Caregivers, & CPS Referrals.
3555 Auburn Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95841 map
Registration form PDF:
Call right away to register:
Pam McPhail, Family Partner (916) 482-2370 ext. 304
STEP: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting of Teens Ages 12 – 18
Date: July 12th – Aug. 9th, 2014
July 12th, 19th, 26th, Aug. 2nd & Aug. 9th, + 1 Presentation required
Saturday Morning – Starting 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Come early to sign-in
Attendance is taken weekly – Don’t be late, Doors Close at 9:10 am.
May miss only 2 hours of the entire 20 hours or will be dropped.
Non-Refundable $25.00 (**new**) fee is due before the second class (cash only).
One-on-one interview with Facilitator before class begins to review parenting skill needs.
Only water provided.  A Peanut Free Environment! Bring your own snacks.
Certificates of completion will be issued to those that attend and complete the series  
All letters to the court must be requested in writing 2 weeks in advance. Flyer>>
Parent Orientation Session
Go to the Regional Office Park, 3331 Power Inn Road, Sacramento, CA 95826 map (Clock Tower) on 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.
  1. Child and Family Access Team A.C.C.E.S.S.
    3331 Power Inn Road, Suite 170, Sacramento, CA 95826
    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.
  2. 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.
  3. FREE Support Group!
    3331 Power Inn Road, Suite 170 , Sacramento, CA 95826 map
    Ph. (916) 855-5427
    Mental Health America of Northern California Sacramento Advocacy for Family Empowerment Program S.A.F.E. Family Support Group. 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. Every Tuesday from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

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.

Parenting classes online or low cost.

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.