Parenting Classes in Utah Valley

Parents have been facing unique problems in the face of the Covid-19 virus, and there are resources to help. Below is a list of parenting resources offered locally. A few are still in person, and most are online, including some downloadable courses you can take by yourself without an instructor. We will update this list as class availability changes.

Last updated: 3/16/2021

Class Name and Description (A-Z)
Changes Parent Support Network Support group for families with children struggling with substance misuse, suicide, running away and healthy relationships. Saturdays 11:00-1:00 .

801-709-3993 cpsn.org
Online
Connect At Connect, we invite crucial conversations between parents and allies of LGBTQ+ family members.

Location: Zoom, visit encircletogether.org/online to join the meeting.
Dates: Tuesdays at 6pm (MST)
DCFS Parenting Class Classes are free of charge and parents who participate in all 10 classes receive a $25 Smith’s gift card. There are separate Spanish and English classes each week.

English speaking parents– Brad Hammel at brad.hammel@projectreality.net 
Registrese en Espanol– Aurora Howell at  aurora.howell@projectreality.net
ENCIRCLE LIVE  A Monday night program, weekly, from 6:30-8:00 pm. LGBTQ+ stories in Utah County, the state, and beyond. For parents and community members looking to learn more about Utah County’s LGBTQ+ community.

Encircle encircletogether.org/online
Online
EveryDay Strong Download the EveryDay Strong Handbook for quick tips on how to support kids and teens mental health. 

United Way https://www.unitedwayuc.org/get-involved/everyday-strong
Online 
Family-to-Family  Eleven-week class for families with an adult loved one living with a mental health condition.

Nami For more information contact Angela Petersen (801) 400-3516 or namiangelapetersen@gmail.com 
Register at: http://namiut.2.vu/cc

Registrese en Espanol: jotform.com/202197536291054
Family Support Group Twice monthly for families of individuals living with mental health conditions. This support group is also offered in Spanish. 

Nami For more information contact Angela Petersen (801) 400-3516 or namiangelapetersen@gmail.com 
Register at: http://namiut.2.vu/sg 

Registrese en Espanol: jotform.com/bulid/203017942455150
Families Talking Together  Available in English and Spanish One time, two hour class for parents with youth ages 10-14.

Centro Hispano ofrece a nuestro programa Familias Hablando Unidas virtualmente en español e inglés. Únase a nuestro programa GRATUITO de 2 horas (para padres con jóvenes de 10 a 14 años). ¡Usted PUEDE hacer la diferencia! Obtenga más información enviando un correo electrónico a Abraham a abrahamh@centrohispanouc.org

Centro Hispano abrahamh@centrohispanouc.org
Online
Grandfamilies Relatives raising relatives, program for parents, children and youth.

Wasatch Mental Health Carrie Healy 8013734765
In person
Lunch with Lisa Lunch with Lisa provides a space for uncomfortable, empowering, and life-changing conversations to happen. It gives parents the opportunity to build a community of support, both online and in person, as they share sorrows, strength, & successes relevant to being a parent of an LGBTQ+ child. 

Encircle 91 W 200 S, Provo, UT 84601 and online
encircletogether.org/provo
Weekly sessions Tuesday at 12:00 noon.
Nami Basics Six-week class for parents of children up to 18 who have a mental or behavioral health condition

Nami For more information contact Angela Petersen (801) 400-3516 or namiangelapetersen@gmail.com
Register at: http://namiut.2.vu/cc    

Registrese en Espanol: jotform.com/201297536291054
Relationship Classes A variety of family and relationship classes are available.

Healthy relationships Utah Healthyrelationshipsutah.org
Online
Strengthening families Family-style dinner served each week followed by separate classes for parents and children. Parents and children meet together after separate meetings. *To qualify at least one family member must have Medicaid

Wasatch Mental Health
wasatch.org/strengthening-families
Provo (Parkview BLDG) 801-373-4765 American Fork Family Clinic  801-763-5010 Payson Family Clinic 801-852-3805
In person
Welcome Baby/Baby Your Baby
Classes, home visits and resources available for new parents. Se habla Espanol.

Utah County Health Department utahcounty.gov/Dept/Health/WelcomeBaby/Index.asp
Why Try Parents Resilience Guide Training for parents on how to foster resilience in children. Available for free during Covid-19.

resilienceguide.org/
Online

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