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Greene County Parent Education
Parenting Classes 

Active Parenting Now
Family and Children First


Who:  Parents/guardians
What:  6 session Parenting Program
WHEN: 6:00 - 8:00 pm Thursdays.  Day courses are offered periodically based on full class registration - held Tuesdays.
Where:  Courses alternate between Xenia and Fairborn locations.
Cost:  Free.  Free Childcare available with prior registration.
Contact:  Anna Carrera (937) 562-5602 

Parenting the Love and Logic Way
Greene County Juvenile Court

Who:  Parents/guardian
What:  6 session Parenting Program
When:  6:00 - 8:00 pm Tuesdays
Where:   2100 Greene Way Blvd., Xenia
Cost:  $20 per person/$30 per couple (cash only)
Contact:  Randell Gidley (937) 562-4044

Parenting Solutions
Family Solutions Center and TCN


Who:  Family Solutions and TCN client
What:  6 session parenting program
When:  Groups are offered regularly throughout the year and meet on Saturdays from 10:00 - 11:30 am.
Where:  Family Solutions Center, 287 Cincinnati Ave., Xenia
Cost:  Free
Contact:  Lorey Simons (937) 376-8700 ext. 8761 or contact your FSC or TCN provider

Strengthening Families Program
Greene County Juvenile Court

Who:  Both parents/guardians and youth ages 10 - 14
What:  6 session parenting program
When:  Group meets once a week for six weeks from 5:45 - 8:30 pm
Where:  Two locations:  Xenia (Monday) and Fairborn (Thursday)
Cost:  Free
Contact:  Heidi Sanders, BA, LSW (937) 562-4049

 
IN HOME PARENT EDUCATION

Help Me Grow Home Visiting Program
Greene County Public Health

Who:  Expectant or 1st time mothers with a child under 6 months of age.
What:  Home Visiting Program for Parent and Child, providing education, support, resources and child development screenings.
When/Where:  The educator and family work together to set convenient visits in the family home.
Cost:  Free
Contact: Rose Hoersting (937) 562-5648 or 1-800-862-5248

Help Me Grow Early Intervention Services
Greene County Public Health and 4 Oaks Early Intervention

Who:  Children birth to 3 years old with suspected developmental delay, diagnosed medical condition, prematurity, sensory issues, feeding issues, or suspected autism.
What:  Service coordination, child developmental evaluation, support, information, and resources.
Where:  In the family home
Cost:  Free
Contact: Rose Hoersting (937) 562-5648 or 1-800-862-5248                                                                             

Parents as Teachers Program
Council on Rural Services

Who:  Parents/guardians and their children birth - 5 years old and pregnant mothers.
What:  A parent educator provides personal visits, group connections, and child development screenings.
When/Where:  The educator and family work together to set convenient visits in the family home.
Cost:  Free for low income families
Contact:  Heather Butcher (937) 372-1446 ext. 25 

Parents as Teachers Program
Family and Children First

Who:  Parents/Guardians and their children 3 to 5 years of age (3 - kindergarten age)
What:  A parent educator provides personal visits, group connections, and child development screenings.
When/Where:  The educator and family work together to set convenient visits in the family home.
Cost:  Free for families without a substantiated case of abuse or neglect.
Contact:  Anna Carrera (937) 562-5602

OTHER PARENT EDUCATION

Family Focus
Family Violence Prevention Center

Who:  Individuals receiving services from the Family Violence Prevention Center
What:  Discussions on various parenting topics with parents who have experienced domestic violence.
Where:  Family Violence Prevention Center, 380 Bellbrook Ave., Xenia
Cost:  Free
Contact:  FVPC (937) 376-8526

Families Succeeding After Divorce
Greene County Domestic Relations Court

Who:  Class offered exclusively to divorcing, court mandated parents
What:  1 session (2 hour) Parenting Class
When:  Offered twice a month
            Sat. 9:30 - 11:30 am or Thurs. 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Where:  595 Ledbetter Rd., Xenia
Cost:  Free.  Must register to attend
Contact:  DR Court (937) 562-6249

GRADS Program
Greene County Career Center

Who:  Pregnant and Parenting Teens (both male and female) in grades 7 - 12
What:  An in-school parenting program.  Students meet individually, online and/or in a classroom setting and may enter GRADS anytime throughout the school year, with the opportunity to earn credit towards graduation.
Where:  Greene County Career Center
Cost:  Free
Contact:  Wendi Kirsch or Nancy Myers (937) 372-6941 ext. 235, GRADS Greene County Career Center

Parent Preparation Program
Miami Valley Women’s Center

(MOM’s) Making Outstanding Mothers Program
Who:  Pregnant mothers and mothers of young children
(DAD’s) Developing Awesome Dads Program
Who:  Fathers-to-be and fathers of young children
What: Both the MOM’s and DAD’s programs are 1 on 1 Parenting Sessions.  1 hour per weekly session for 5-10 weeks.  During either program, parents can earn Baby Bucks to spend at the Baby Store. Participants can also get periodic access to baby supplies.
Where:  Miami Valley Women’s Center, 245 S. Allison Ave., Xenia
Cost:  Free
Contact:  MVWC (937) 374-0001

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Parent Advocacy Program

Who:  Parents and Families of WPAFB, must have base access.
What:  A Variety of Parent Education and Family Services including parenting classes, informal groups, supportive community based services, home visits, office visits, and phone consultations.
Cost:  Free
Contact:  WPAFB Parent Advocacy Center   (937) 257-6429/4608

Greene County Parenting Guide