LRCS Family Resource Center
Winter Parent Education Offerings on Zoom
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Cooking Matters for Parents in Belknap County via Zoom, beginning Monday March 1st from 6:30-7:30pm.
This special virtual version of a much-loved favorite will be adapted for cooking at home, followed by class discussions about the recipes, nutrition, and smart shopping. Even if you’ve taken an in-person Cooking Matters class before, you may still be eligible to join this new virtual class. Groceries will be provided for pick up at the Family Resource Center a few days prior to classeach week. For more information or to register, contact Brenda Carey at Brenda.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parent Cafés provide a safe, nurturing environment for parents to have authentic conversations about their families and ways they can strengthen their families and communities. Aided by Parent Café in a Box questions, all focused on the Protective Factors, parents draw on and recall their strengths and become more conscious and empowered to acknowledge the significance of their role and responsibility in shaping healthy, strong families and communities.
Join us via Zoom on Monday, March 15th at 7pm for the “Families are More Precious Than Gold” Parent Café.
February 25-April 8, 2021. Class meets Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm (7 weeks)
This Nurturing Skills Module focuses on personal power and making good choices. Attendees will learn positive ways to manage behavior and examine choices that keep all members of the family safe and healthy.
March 2-March 23, 2021. Class meets Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00pm (4 weeks)
Do you have poor or negative landlord references? Do you want to work on changing them? Come learn how to be the best tenant you can be. Topics include what to look for in an apartment, how to complete a rental application, what to expect in an interview, evaluating whether or not an apartment is affordable, landlord/tenant rights, the eviction process, and being a good neighbor.
March 17-May 5, 2021. Class meets Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00pm (8 weeks)
This series is intended to support grandparents and other relatives who are parenting…again! Topics include: child development, discipline & guidance, caring for yourself as a caregiver, rebuilding a family, living with teens, legal issues, and advocacy.
Autism Support Group
Meets on the first Monday of each month from 7-8pm and/or on the third Tuesday of each month from 1-2pm.
This is an open monthly peer support group for parents, caregivers and grandparents of children with Autism or children who you suspect may have Autism. These facilitated meetings bring caregivers together to share experience, wisdom and community. Attend sessions during the day, in the evening or both.
Lakes Region Parent & Caregiver Group
Meets on the second Thursday of each month from 10:30-11:30am.
Do you struggle with your child’s or teen’s behavior? Join this monthly peer support group, facilitated by the Family Resource Center and NAMI NH. Learn and share strategies for dealing with challenging behaviors, find out about resources that are available to help you, and meet other families who understand your situation…you are not alone in this journey.
Kinship Caregiver Support Group
Meets on the last Monday of each month from 12:00-1:00pm.
Parenting is tough; parenting a second time can be even harder. This group aims to bring grandparents and other relative caregivers together to celebrate successes, mourn losses, problem solve for the hard times, and give support to one another. We hope you can join us to hear from other kinship caregivers and learn more about resources and opportunities that are available in your community. This program is sponsored by the Family Resource Center of Central NH and the Greater Tilton Area Family Resource Center.