The Parenting Center
The Parenting Center

Helping parents grow!

The Parenting Center

Helping parents growThe Parenting Center At Children's Hospital Logo

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 playrooms in two locations.

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:Baby sitting on the floor holding a bottle

  • 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!

Sign Up For Our Classes Today

Download our 2019 Spring Class Schedule

Our classes are available on an affordable class-fee basis. You can receive discounts on our classes by becoming a member of The Parenting Center.

Locations

Uptown
938 Calhoun St.
New Orleans, La. 70118
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Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday
9 a.m. - noon

Metairie
Goldring-Woldenberg Jewish Community Campus
3747 W. Esplanade Ave.
Metairie, La. 70002
Monday-Friday
9 am - noon

For more information call 504.896.9591 or email chparenting@lcmchealth.org.

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The Junior League of New Orleans

Thank you to The Junior League of New Orleans for a successful summer of Safe Sitter classes. Please call 504.896.9591 or email chparenting@lcmchealth.org to receive information about 2019 classes.

Kohl's Babies and Beyond

Kohl’s Babies and Beyond is offering two classes: Happiest Baby on the Block© for expecting parents and The Incredible Years©for parents and babies. Click here for more information.

The Baby Room

Come check out this new space just for crawling babies! Open for drop in play (except during music classes Mondays and Thursdays before 11 am)