Parents face unique challenges, and there are resources to help. Below is a list of parenting resources offered locally. A few are 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: 3/1/2022

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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.

At Connect, we invite crucial conversations between parents and allies of LGBTQ+ family members.
Online: Visit to join the Zoom meeting.
Dates: Thursdays 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 
Registrese en Espanol– Aurora Howell at

A Wednesday 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.
Online: visit to join the Zoom meeting.

EveryDay Strong
Download the EveryDay Strong Handbook for quick tips on how to support kids and teens mental health. 
United Way

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 
Register at:
Registrese en Espanol:

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 
Register at:
Registrese en Espanol:

Families Talking Together 
Available in English and Spanish One time, two hour class for parents with youth ages 10-14.
Centro Hispano ofrece el programa Familias Hablando Unidas virtualmente y en persona 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
Centro Hispano
Online and in-person

Relatives raising relatives, program for parents, children and youth.
Wasatch Mental Health Lauren Rencher 8018524491

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
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
Register at: 
Registrese en Espanol:

Parent Guidance Courses
These free online parenting courses developed by mental health experts provide therapeutic support to empower and give hope as parents support their child’s mental health.

Relationship Classes
A variety of family and relationship classes are available.
Healthy relationships Utah

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
Provo (Parkview BLDG) 801-373-4765
American Fork Family Clinic  801-763-5010
Payson Family Clinic 801-852-3805
In person

Stronger Families Project
9 week evidence based parenting program.
Online and in person.
For more information: Debbie Myers 801-863-7235 

Welcome Baby/Baby Your Baby
Classes, home visits and resources available for new parents. Se habla Espanol.
Utah County Health Department

Why Try Parents Resilience Guide
Training for parents on how to foster resilience in children.
Available for free during Covid-19.

Check out Utah Valley Drug Prevention Coalition’s additional resources for parents.

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