Parenting is among the hardest jobs with the fewest instructions. Family Resource Center of Central Oregon (FRC) has been providing parenting education to all families for more than 22 years. FRC strengthens and supports family relationships by serving as the Central Oregon HUB for parenting education, and information and resources. FRC offers low cost or no cost classes with no eligibility requirements, limited waiting lists, free childcare and family dinners. FRC programs give families the confidence and tools to support both their children and themselves. Parenting isn’t easy that’s why we’re here.

 

 

Parenting Now!

Coming this September! A 7-week program for parents with children ages 0 to 6. This class helps parents build long lasting and healthy relationships with their children. Explore new tools and techniques to make parenting young children easier and more enjoyable. Sessions include skill building topics in effective communication and interaction, realistic expectations, positive discipline, and new w
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Active Parenting of Your Teen – Spanish

Coming to Bend in October! A 6 week program for spanish speaking parents of tweens and teens The challenge of helping children navigate the teen years has always been among parents’ hardest achievements. So how can you ensure that your teen develop the skills and character they need to not only survive but to thrive? Active Parenting of Teens provides the guidance and support you need to turn the
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Staying Connected With Your Teen

Coming in February 2016! A 5-week program for parents with children ages 10 to 17. Parenting adolescents and teens can be challenging. Join other parents to learn about strengthening family bonds and connections during the teen years. Topics include improving family management skills, decreasing family conflict, and effective strategies for better communication and limit setting
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VRoOM

New science tells us that our children’s first years are when they develop the foundation for all future learning. Every time we connect with them, it’s not just their eyes that light up – it’s their brains too. In these moments, half a million neurons fire at once, taking in all the things we say and do. We can’t see it happening, but it’s all there, all at work. That’s why Vroom is here. Vr
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Focus On Parenting

For families referred to parenting classes by other agencies. A 12-week program for parents with children ages 0 to 12. Beginning in August! Start class with a questionnaire to assess your parenting beliefs and strengths.  Working with participants, the instructor then chooses lessons to meet the group’s needs.  Topics include developing expectations based on your child’s age, building
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