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.

 

 

Staying Connected to Your Teen in Redmond

Wonder what your teen needs to be successful? Want to improve your communication with your teen? This 5 week series for parents of children 10 to 17. focuses on strengthening family bonds, improving family management skills, decreasing family conflict, strategies for better communication and setting effective limits. This class begins on Tuesday January 27th so call 541-389-5468 to register today!
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Active Parenting Of Your Teen for Spanish Speaking Families

Coming January 7th, 2015! Active Parenting of Your Teen is being offered in Bend in Spanish! 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 Spanish speaking parents with youth new to middle school, or already
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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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Make Parenting a Pleasure

Beginning September 11th we are offering our 10-week Make Parenting A Pleasure class in Bend for parents, grandparents and care providers of children ages 0-8!  Explore the latest parenting techniques, learn to set limits, find positive approaches to discipline, and help your child prepare for school success. This class is FREE, a light dinner and childcare are included each week.  Make Parenting
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Photography Gallery Soiree

On May 14 the Family Resource Center board welcomed community friends to A Vision for Families Photography Gallery Soiree. The staff of tbd advertising graciously shared their new location in downtown Bend. Guests came together to enjoy wonderful hors d’oeuvres and beverages and a beautiful assortment of framed photographs generously donated by 10 local photographers. The Soiree was also the debut
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