Benefits and Membership

Socialization

Members enjoy socializing with other parents and children in an inviting playroom filled with age appropriate toys/activities, as well as a shaded outdoor play yard and sandbox. Our "drop-in” provides quality playtime for parents (and grandparents) with their children under 4 years old.

Parental Guidance

Members have access to our staff of Parent Educators to discuss parenting issues. The staff's role is to guide and coach parents using practical suggestions to help with the ordinary stresses of raising children from birth through adolescence.

The following topics are commonly discussed:

  • Infant care & concerns
  • Toddler tantrums
  • Setting limits
  • Sleep issues
  • Feeding issues
  • Toilet training
  • Discipline
  • Juggling work & family
  • Parental frustrations
  • Divorce and family stress
  • Single parenting
  • Stepfamilies
  • Ages & stages
  • Sexual curiosity
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Self esteem
  • Adolescence
  • Adoption

Library

The center maintains an extensive library of parenting books and videos that may be checked out by members only. Just for fun, children's videos are also available for check out.

Classes & Activities

Members receive discounts on class fees. We also offer "members-only” programs and activities. Please see our seasonal schedule of classes and activities.

Parenting Center Mailings

Our schedule of classes and programs is emailed three times a year to members, as well as monthly communications and special events during the year. CLICK HERE FOR THE 2018 SPRING SCHEDULE.

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Active Membership

Designed for full-time working parents or parents of school-age children

  • Counseling with The Parenting Center’s professional staff
  • Resource library privileges
  • The Parenting Center mailings
  • Reduced fees for evening classes
  • $125 (up from $100)

Associate Membership

All previous benefits plus

  • Members-only programs & morning classes
  • Daily drop-in at The Parenting Center with children 3 years old and younger
  • Installment payments and scholarships available based on need
  • $50/year

Circle of Friends

All previous benefits plus

  • Support the center programs and scholarship fund
  • Tax deduction
  • $200/year
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