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  • Single Parents Association of Rochester (SPAR)
    a not-for-profit organization which is dedicated to serving the needs of Single Parents and their children in the Rochester, New York area

  • Alive Alone
    Alive Alone is an organization for the education and charitable purposes to benefit bereaved parents, whose only child or all children are deceased, by providing a self-help network and publications to promote communication and healing, to assist in resolving their grief, and a means to reinvest their lives for a positive future.

  • ASAP Family
    The ASAP Family was founded over 10 years ago, dedicated to serving the Southern California community with quality chemical dependency treatment and mental health programs, as well as educational and preventative programs.

  • Australian Parents Council
    The Australian Parents Council is a federation of 9 State wide parents organisations in every State and Territory of Australia, recognised by the Federal Government as the peak national body representing parents of children attending non-government schools.

  • Center for Successful Parenting
    The Center for Successful Parenting is a non-profit organization established to help educate parents and grandparents about the pervasive negative effects that media violence has on America's children.

  • Coalition in Oregon for Parent Education
    COPE's mission is to educate and support parents, families and professionals in building partnerships that meet the needs of children and youth with disabilities.

  • Concerned Parents Seminars
    Concerned Parents Seminars provides training for parents, professionals and others who are interested in child, adolescent, and family mental health issues.

  • Conflict Management for Parents
    Find new approaches to everyday battles, hassles, tantrums and tears with Conflict Management for Parents as your guides.

  • Couples Place
    To help people succeed at marriage and other couple relationships by providing information, skills-training, and encouragement and by offering a confidential learning community where people can share openly and benefit from each other's experience.

  • Families and Work Institute
    Families and Work Institute is a non-profit organization that addresses the changing nature of work and family life. We are committed to finding research-based strategies that foster mutually supportive connections among workplaces, families, and communities.

  • Family Planet
    The goal of PLANet is to raise awareness of international family planning in the minds of the American public, and to make it a priority among issues facing the U.S. and the world. There are individuals and organizations devoting their skills, energies and resources to making family planning a reality in places where it is desperately wanted around the world.

  • Family Routess
    We support equal parenting, shared parenting, above all children's rights to be cared for by both parents.

  • Family Support America
    Family Support America, formerly Family Resource Coalition of America, promotes family support as the nationally recognized movement to strengthen and support families and places the principles of family support practice at the heart of every setting in which children and families are present.

  • Family Support Foundation
    A non-profit ministry that was established in 1993 to educate, train and support the body of Christ to serve the institution of the family, utilizing the wisdom of God's Word and the power of the Holy Spirit. We offer training for parenting discipleship, spiritual discipleship, establishing a youth mentoring ministry, and family intervention and reconciliation counseling.

  • Fathers.org
    Welcome to MFRC - We are an incorporated organization that serves as the focus for several male-positive, father-friendly organizations and programs.

  • Full Time Mothers
    FTM centres around the idea of a mother who sees it as her personal duty and responsibility to organise her time around her children's emotional and physical needs.

  • Hearts at Home
    Hearts at Home exists to educate and encourage mothers at home and those who want to be.

  • Home-Start
    Home-Start is a voluntary organisation in which volunteers, offer regular support, friendship and practical help to young families under stress. Home-Start's simple approach is to offer the support of one trained parent volunteer to another parent who is facing difficulties and has at least one child under five.

  • Kids HIV and AIDS Training
    Details about "HIV & AIDS: What Kids Want to Know" (6-9 year old).

  • MidWest Mothers
    Free on-line and print magazine which focuses on pursuing excellence in mothering and celebrating ethnic and religious diversity.

  • MOMS Club of Grand Rapids - South, MI - Moms Offering Moms Support
    MOMS Club of Grand Rapids - South, MI is a non-profit organization specifically designed to offer support to the stay-at-home mom.

  • Mom's Organization Online
    Offers public mailing lists on parenting and motherhood, e-mail and web site hosting.

  • Mother Connection
    The Mother Connection (TMC) is a non-profit, non-sectarian, non-discriminatory organization that provides resources, support, education and recreation to over 600 mothers and their families residing in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts.

  • Mothers At Home
    Mothers At Home (MAH), Vienna, VA, is the nation's largest and oldest national nonprofit organization supporting mothers who have chosen, or would like to choose, to be at home to nurture their families.

  • Nancy Thomas Parenting
    Nancy Thomas parenting is a not-for-profit service organization offering information and resources on attachment disorder.

  • National Center on Fathers and Families (NCOFF
    The mission of the National Center on Fathers and Families (NCOFF) is to improve the life chances of children and the efficacy of families and to support the conduct and dissemination of research that advances the understanding of father involvement.

  • National Family and Parenting Institute - E-parents
    The Home Page of e-parents the NPFI's website for parents and families.

  • National Latino Fatherhood and Family Institute
    The overall goal of the Institute is to address the multifaceted needs of the Latino males as it relates to their positive involvement in their families and community. Through research, training and direct service, the institute will look at the development of fathers as active positive partners in nurturing, guidance, and education of their children; while at the same time, addressing the very painful aspects of child abuse, domestic violence, gang violence, school failure, illiteracy, teen pregnancy and other related issues.

  • Non-Custodial Parent And Grandparent Organization
    The Non-Custodial Parent And Grandparent Organization is a child advocacy coalition of both men and women working together to protect and insure all children's rights to have both parents in their lives. We seek equal judicial status as parents, equal recognition of our rights as parents, and equal authority in determining the best interests of our children

  • Parenthesis Parent Child Center
    Parenthesis Parent Child Center, a community-based non-profit organization, has been serving area families for 21 years! Since 1980, Parenthesis has provided parenting education and support programs to parents with young children.

  • Parenting Center
    The Parenting Center is a community based non-profit organization dedicated to the training, empowerment, training and information sharing network for parents.

  • Parenting Teens
    Parenting Today's Teen - Information, Insight and Support for Parents of Teens

  • Parents Against Speeding Teens
    PAST is a non-profit organization that began in August of 1996. We are devoted to the education and awareness of teen drivers.

  • Parents' Alliance for Compliance in Special Education
    P.A.C.E. is committed to creating a grassroots special education agenda driven by parents in communities across Illinois and leaders who are capable of holding decision-makers accountable for policies that affect our children and our families.

  • Parents Anonymous of SC, Inc.
    Parents Anonymous of SC, Inc., is a non profit organization dedicated to strengthening families and communities all across South Carolina. Parents Anonymous of SC, Inc. offers free weekly support groups that are open to any parent who wants to create a better home for themselves and their children.

  • Parents Connect
    An ongoing gathering and information exchange for parents and caregivers of individuals with special needs.

  • Parents for Inclusion
    Parents helping parents so their disabled children can learn, make friends and have a voice in ordinary schools and throughout life.

  • Parents for the Early Intervention of Autism in Children
    Peach is a parent-led group aiming to encourage, support and inform parents of children with autism. Peach is the fastest growing UK charity in the field of ABA and Autism and helps families start Intensive Behavioural Intervention Programmes.

  • Parents of the Visually Impaired (New Zealand)
    Parents of Visually Impaired New Zealand is an advocacy/support organisation. Their magazine VISION is published on the web site 2 - 4 times per year.

  • Practical Parent Education
    Practical Parent Education is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping parents do their job better. We offer parenting classes, support groups, a family resource library, a developmental toy lending library, Even Start family literacy program, For Kids' Sake seminars for divorcing parents, Changing Directions group for families with troubled teens, and referrals.

  • Presbyterian Children's Services (parents)
    Based on the teachings of Christ, Presbyterian Children's Services provides compassionate and therapeutic social, psychological and educational services to children and families of all faiths.

  • Program for Early Parenthood Support
    PEPS is a non-profit organization that serves parents of children birth to age 3 in the King County area through weekly support groups. PEPS Groups are facilitated by trained parent volunteers and are held in neighborhood homes and in family centers. PEPS groups provide the opportunity for parents to connect with other parents and to access resources available in their communities.

  • Promote Responsible Parenthood
    We begin with parenting--the most critical starting point. Perhaps nothing we humans do is more relentlessly demanding. To parent a child entails at least two decades of sustained attention; many see it as a lifetime commitment. It is difficult to think of an enterprise that is more deeply private.

  • Real Solutions Center for Children
    We provide a safe place where families come together to resolve their conflicts for the sake of the children. We teach children how to bounce back from the trauma of family crisis. We help parents find the information and support they need to take care of themselves and protect the children from adult conflicts and problems.

  • Strengthening Families
    We hope you find this information beneficial as you search for outstanding family-based programs for the prevention of juvenile delinquency and substance abuse in your community.

  • Talking With Kids About Tough Issues
    Talking With Kids About Tough Issues is a national initiative by Children Now and the Kaiser Family Foundation to encourage parents to talk with their children earlier and more often about tough issues like sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, alcohol, and drug abuse.

  • The Center on Fathers, Families, and Public Policy (CFFPP)
    The Center on Fathers, Families, and Public Policy (CFFPP) is a nationally-focused public policy organization conducting policy research, technical assistance, training and public education in order to focus attention on the barriers faced by never-married, low-income fathers and their families.

  • The Coalition of Community Foundations for Youth
    Advancing Responsible Fatherhood Through Community Foundation Involvement. The Coalition is working to advance responsible fatherhood through community foundation involvement by: Creating common ground around responsible fatherhood among diverse segments of the community.

  • The Exchange CAP Center of Wake County NC
    Website devoted to Child Abuse Prevention in Wake County, North Carolina. Offers excellent resources on signs of child abuse, and more.

  • The Family Preservation Center
    Helping families facing attachment disorder by helping them reconnect and strengthen their bonds.

  • The International MOMS Club
    To provide a support group for mothers who choose to stay at home to raise their children; To provide a forum for topics of interest to mothers; To help children in the community; To perform at least one service project yearly helping needy children. Principles

  • The MOMS Club of Seekonk/Rehoboth
    We are an international non-profit organization aimed at providing support for mothers who have chosen to stay home to raise their children.

  • The National Parent Information Network
    The mission of NPIN is to provide access to research-based information about the process of parenting, and about family involvement in education. We believe that well-informed families are likely to make good decisions about raising and educating their children.

  • The Parenting Project
    The Parenting Project is a national non-profit organization dedicated to bringing parenting, nurturing and relationship skills education to all school age children and teens.

  • The Vanier Institute of the Family
    Established in 1965, The Vanier Institute of the Family is an acknowledged leader on issues affecting families. It advocates on behalf of Canada's 7.8 million families from the point of view that families are the key building block of society and that every Canadian is included in their context.

  • United Parents
    United Parents for Children & Adolescents with Emotional, Behavior & Mental Disorders helps children and their families by providing support, assistance, education, and resources.

  • Vermont Family Resource
    The Vermont Parent/Child Center Network, the Vermont Parent Information Center, and Parent to Parent of Vermont. It combines and expands the resources of these organizations to assure the availability of comprehensive

  • Washington PAVE
    PAVE, a parent-directed organization, exists to increase independence, empowerment, and future opportunities for consumers with special needs, their families and communities, through training, information, referral and support.

  • Wellness Associates
    The Wellspring Online is dedicated to replacing the damage unwittingly imposed by many Western childrearing practices with a nurturing of the heart, soul and spirit of our children, our families, our future. We expose many modern myths about raising children and offer indepth synopses of books for caregivers, and reviews of quality books for young children, plus related resources.

  • Whole Family Attachment Parenting Association
    The Whole Family Attachment Parenting Association, and a Parent Educator. The purpose of my web page is to inform you about Attachment Parenting and to provide links to some useful and interesting web sites. We have a friendly non-profit attachment parenting support, information and advocacy group, located at Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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