National Center for Fathering is a nonprofit organization that provides practical, research-based tools and resources to inspire and equip fathers to be actively engaged in their children’s lives. Whether you are a new dad, granddad, divorced dad, stepfather, adoptive dad, or a father figure there is a resource for you.
Boys Town provides free online parent guides on topics such as behavioral disorders, potty training, bullying, teen dating, holiday survival, communication skills, and much more.
Cigna’s Veteran Support Line will help all veterans, their families, and caregivers with services and resources for parenting, child care, and more. Services are provided whether or not the veteran is a Cigna customer. Call 1-855-244-6211 for more information.
IU Working Moms’ Group: Organized entirely by IU Bloomington staff members, the affinity group provides a community for female employees who are maintaining a career alongside their parenting responsibilities. The group meets for lunch, once a month, at various locations around campus. Moms with children of all ages, from newborns to adults, are welcome. To join, email Amanda Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org or like the Facebook group page. The Facebook group is a great resource for trading baby clothes, sharing daycare openings, and other parenting tips or concerns.
Center for Possibilities offers programming that improves the quality of life for children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families.
Indiana Parenting Institute serves families with children ages birth to eighteen years seeking to improve, or strengthen, their family bond, and to realize their full potential.
Mental Health America of Northwest Indiana Parenting Services
Parents as Teachers is a home visiting program used to deliver the latest development-centered parenting to promote children’s readiness for school and set children on the path to school and life success. Contact Vickie at (219) 736-4955, ext. 118, or email at email@example.com
Indiana Parenting Institute of St. Joseph County is a family services organization that serves families with children ages birth to eighteen years that are seeking to improve, or strengthen, their family bond and to realize their full potential.
Family & Children’s Center is dedicated to strengthening the holistic health of families through Healthy Families, Brain Train, and parenting programs.
Child and Parent Services helps parents acquire skills to raise happy, healthy children who are compassionate, cooperative, and responsible.
New Hope Services’ Healthy Families is a voluntary and confidential home-based service to support new and expectant parents. Their family services program connects families with resources and provides short-term, goal-oriented services to help families meet their maximum self-sufficiency potential.
Children’s Bureau offers an array of human services to Indiana children and their families.
Family Services’ Comprehensive Family Life Education program provides a research-based educational curriculum in a safe classroom setting.
Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center collaborates with community resources to offer a wide array of programs and activities that address seven priority needs (safety, infrastructure, health, education, positive youth development, parent-child interaction, and parent support).
Family Service, Inc. offers the Comprehensive Family Education (FLE) program that provides families with information and coping strategies when they are experiencing problems with parenting, going through a divorce, or with anger issues in the home, school, or workplace. Call (812) 372-3745 for more information.
Turnstone provides a comprehensive continuum of supportive services addressing the unique needs of people with disabilities and their families. Services include a parent enrichment program and caregiver and parent support groups.
SCAN provides services that prepare parents and strengthen families.
Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana offers Parent Cafes which are fun, free, and supportive parent-led gatherings where parents can talk openly with one another about the challenges of parenting and ways to strengthen their families.
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Reduce School Year Stress Strategies for Parents
Visit the Monthly Feature tile on your SupportLinc web portal or mobile app to learn strategies for reducing the stress that comes with your kids returning to school and the school year.
September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month