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 through Central Oregon 2-1-1. 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

Get your family ready for Back to School with this seven week series! Learn new ways to handle challenging behavior, establish routines, problem solve with your children, and use positive approaches to discipline. This class begins in Bend on September 17th so call Family Resource Center at 541-389-5468 to register today!  
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Make Parenting a Pleasure

Our next Make Parenting a Pleasure class in Bend will be offered in Spanish! We have scheduled this 10-week class to begin October 8th! This series is for parents, grandparents and care providers of children ages 0 to 8 years. Join others and have fun exploring the latest parenting techniques, learning to set limits, finding positive approaches to discipline, and helping your child to prepare for
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Active Parenting Of Your Teen

Active Parenting of Your Teen is being offered in Bend! The teen years are a time of transition with a lot of emotional ups and downs. Join other parents and learn what teens need to be successful, the five goals of teen behavior, ten prevention strategies and more! This program is perfect for parents with youth new to middle school, or already in middle school or high school. Space is limited cal
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Check out our new parenting videos!

We are excited to launch our parenting education videos, these were made for Family Resource Center by Vivid Frame media. Parent development Childhood development Daily Activities Communicating with young children Handling challenging behaviors School readiness  
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Kids Don’t Come With Instructions

Click below to hear the Family Resource Center Song Kids Don’t Come With Instructions Music & Lyrics by Jay Bowerman & Loren Irving   Well you can buy yourself a new tv With surround sound speakers and a DVD You get an instruction book 80 pages long   Well it’s written in German, Spanish and English French and Chinese, Russian and Finish As long as you can read you really can’t go wr
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