Happy Summer!

Happy Summer! Many thanks to the families who attended our spring workshops and parenting classes in Washington County. Look for our first fall parenting class starting on Wednesday, September 25NURTURING HOPE- a Nurturing Parenting series offered in English and Spanish for parents and their children with special needs and health challenges, ages 6-10. Dinner is provided and free childcare for children 2-5 is available. The series is hosted at the Tuality Education Center in Hillsboro.

Be sure to check for activities and events on the Parenting Together Washington County website for summer education and fun. Click here – Parenting Together Washington County

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Parenting Classes in the New Year

Welcome to the New Year and an opportunity to take a FREE parenting class through Youth Contact in collaboration with community partners.

We have four (4 ) classes being offered starting  the end of January! Read short descriptions below and then click on flyer information in English and Spanish below.

“Nurturing Hope” in English and Spanish -A 12-Week Series for Parents and their Children with Special Needs and/or Health Challenges, Ages 5-8. Free dinner and childcare for ages 2-4 and class and activities for ages 5-8 included.

 Nurturing Hope SPANISH CLASS : When & Where: Wednesdays | January 30-April 24, 2019 | 6:00PM to 8:00PM |Tuality Health Education Center | 334 SE 8th Avenue | Hillsboro, OR  97123

Nurturing Hope ENGLISH CLASS: When & Where: Mondays | February 4-May 6, 2019 |6:00PM to 8:00PM | ESD- Early Childhood Center-Hillsboro |759 SE Washington Street | Hillsboro, OR. 97123

“The Incredible Years” in English with Spanish translation – This 12- week series emphasizes parenting skills known to promote children’s social competence, reduce behavior problems, and foster school success. Free dinner and childcare for ages 2-10.   When & Where: Tuesdays |February 12-April 30, 2019|6:00PM-8:00PM|Metzger Elementary School |10350 Lincoln Street |Tigard, OR 97223

“Nurturing Parenting – The ABCs of Parenting” in English. This 7- week series engages parents and children (ages 5-8) in activities and experiences designed to enhance self-awareness, empathy, personal empowerment, self-esteem and self-concept. This series has a unique element: Bridge Meadows, an inter-generational community composed of elders and foster and adoptive families, is hosting, and lessons will be designed to include grandparents and elders who care for children. Includes free dinner and childcare ages 2-4.  When & Where: Tuesdays |February 19 – April 9, 2019|6:00PM to   8:00PM|Bridge Meadows Community Center| 5995 SW Menlo Drive | Beaverton, OR 97005

Registration for these programs is required and is NOW OPEN!

TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT: Vicki Ball    503-640-4222 x 713 or email to vball@youthcontact.org

Please click on links below for more information.

Nurturing Hope at Tuality (en español)

Nurturing Hope at Hillsboro Early Childhood Center (English)

Incredible Years at Metzger School (en español)

Incredible Years at Metzger School (English)

ABCs of Parenting at Bridge Meadows (English)

Fall Parenting Education Class Schedule

Fall has arrived, which means that our 2018-19 programming cycle is underway!

Youth Contact is now registering for three(3) parenting education classes that will begin soon.

Nurturing Parenting– one (1) class in English and one (1) class in Spanish and Nurturing Hope  one class in Spanish. Details below!

Registration is required for these programs. To sign-up please:

  • Call Youth Contact | 503-640-4222   OR
  • Email Vicki Ball, Parenting Education Coordinator |vball@youthcontact.org

I. Nurturing Hope (Spanish)    A 12-Week Series for Parents and their Children with Special Needs and/or Health Challenges, Ages 5-8   (Part of the Nurturing Parenting Program)

When: Wednesdays| September 26, 2018December 19, 2018 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (No class on 10/31)

Where:  Virginia Garcia Wellness Center|2725 SW Cedar Hills Blvd #200 | Beaverton, OR 97005

What’s included?

  • FREE class is provided for parents.
  • FREE class is provided for children, ages 5-8.
  • FREE childcare is provided for children, ages 2-4.
  • FREE dinner is provided each night to ALL participants.

 Who should attend?

  • Parents with children, ages 5-8, who have unique needs or health challenges.
  • Parents who want to build community with others in similar situations.
  • Parents who want their children to learn new skills in a supportive and inclusive environment.

II. Nurturing Parenting (English) A 7-week series for parents of 5-8 year olds during which parents boost their parenting skills and children 5-8 practice self-regulation and behavior management

When: Tuesdays|October 2, 2018November 13, 2018 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 Where:  NWESD-Beaverton Early Childhood Center|9560 Nimbus Ave| Beaverton, OR 97008

What’s included?

  • FREE class is provided for parents.
  • FREE class is provided for children, ages 5-8.
  • FREE childcare is provided for children, ages 2-4.
  • FREE dinner is provided each night to ALL participants.

Who should attend?

  • Parents with children, ages 5-8, who want to add to their parenting tool box
  • Parents who want to build community with others
  • Parents who want their children to build skills for behavior management and self-regulation

 III. Nurturing Parenting (Spanish) A 7-week series for parents of 5-8 year olds during which parents boost their parenting skills and children 5-8 practice self-regulation and behavior management

 When: Saturdays|September 29, 2018November 10, 2018 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 Where:  Youth Contact|447 SE Baseline |Hillsboro, OR 97123

 What’s included?

  • FREE class is provided for parents.
  • FREE class is provided for children, ages 5-8.
  • FREE childcare is provided for children, ages 2-4.
  • FREE morning snack is provided each night to ALL participants.

Who should attend?

  • Parents with children, ages 5-8, who want to add to their parenting tool box
  • Parents who want to build community with others
  • Parents who want their children to build skills for behavior management and self-regulation