The Parenting Center
The Parenting Center

Helping parents grow!

The Parenting Center

Helping parents grow

Our Parent Educators are available by phone and email to talk about your parenting questions and challenges from typical issues like eating and sleep to the effects of the stay-at-home order on your child and your family, and tips for schooling at home.

Please call 504.896.9591 or email to register for classes or contact our Parent Educators.

The Playroom has reopened post Hurricane Ida. Make a reservation to come and play! Call (504) 896-9591 or online.

As always, our staff is here to serve as a resource for you via the phone or email. Please feel free to reach out: phone 504.896.9591 or email

The Parenting Center at Children's Hospital helps parents and grandparents with the ordinary challenges of rearing children. Our staff of parent educators come from a variety of backgrounds to help families grow from birth through adolescence. The Parenting Center Provides classes, book and video lending libraries, and a playroom.

Watch our live parenting segment on WWLTV's cable network, WUPL 54, every other Tuesday morning at about 8:40 a.m.

The Parenting Center serves as a:

  • resource center where parents can learn about child development and parenting skills
  • support center where parents can discuss concerns with other parents and staff
  • referral center where parents can receive direction to community resources, and
  • PLACE to PLAY!

View our memberships

View our Fall class schedule

Sign up for our classes today

Music Monday

Can't make it to music on Monday at 10am? Catch up with Ms. Erin by video!

Sliding scale and fee reduction are available based on need.

Mother and daughter playing with blocks


210 State St.
New Orleans, La. 70118

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For more information call 504.896.9591 or email