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New Parent Classes

Directions for Youth & Families Teen Parent Connection

Offers counseling, parent education and help finding community resources for youth and youth adults through age 21 who are parenting or are in their second or third trimester of pregnancy. Free childbirth education classes and mental health services are also offered.

  • Main Office: 1515 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
  • East Office: 3616 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213
  • Ohio Avenue Youth Center: 657 South Ohio Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
  • The Crittenton Center: 3840 Kimberly Parkway North, Columbus, Ohio 43232
  • Delaware Office: 39 West Winter Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015

Intake: (614) 294-2661

Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital Every Child Ready to Read

Starting at birth, you can use simple games and activities to help your child develop skills that will make reading and succeeding in school easier. A youth librarian from the Westerville Public Library will share basic research about brain development and early literacy skills, with lots of opportunity for hands on fun. This free class is offered once a month and intended for parents/caregivers of children birth to 2 years old.
500 South Cleveland Avenue, Westerville, Ohio 43081
(380) 898-6667

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Education Classes

Offers a range of free and low cost classes for children, teens, adults and parents of infants and kids of all ages and abilities.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 355-0662

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Infant Massage Class

Research shows that babies who are massaged sleep deeper and longer, spend more time active and alert for learning, and increase bonding and attachments to their parents. Learn to calm and soothe your baby through nurturing touch. These free classes are available by appointment to parents/caregivers. Call for details.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-2252