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Parenting Classes

Catholic Social services

 Free parenting education groups servicing any Philadelphia resident. Groups take place at three locations: 1) 7340 Jackson Street (Northeast-Mayfair) 215.624.5920; 2) 6214 Grays Avenue (Southwest Philadelphia) 215.724.8550. EXT. 3 or EXT. 8. 3) 4400 North Reese St. Casa del Carmen (North Philadelphia): 267-331-2500 Spanish speaking only. Contact individual locations directly.

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Free, trauma-informed parenting classes in English and Spanish for parenting adults and teens. Each cohort is 12 sessions. To sign up, participants can text the word “parenting” for English classes or “padres” for Spanish classes to 215 914 3755 and follow the prompts to enroll.

CCTC– Filial parenting support groups

Filial parenting support groups offered in 12-week cycles that teach “play” and emphasize the parent-child relationship as a means of providing support. Classes are held weekly for 2.5 hours.  215.496.0707

Turning Points for Children

Free trauma-informed parenting classes for all residents of Philadelphia. Classes offered in daytime and evening. Tokens, childcare and food provided. Location of sites varies depending on program. CONTACT:  215.875.8200 or 215.875.4963

Parent Action Network

12 week parent support groups run by the Community-Based Prevention Division of DHS. Open to all residents of Philadelphia. Groups target teen parents, grandparents raising children, etc. and are offered at a number of locations within the city. CONTACT: 215-PARENTS (215.727.3687)

Parenting Plus

Free parenting classes for parents with mental health issues. Wednesdays 10am-12. Call 267-507-3872 for info.

Intercultural Family Services

Free parenting education for all Philadelphia residents – groups offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am – 1:30pm at 4225 Chestnut Street, rolling admission. CONTACT:  215.386.1298.

Educating Communities for Parenting (ECP)

Free parenting education for parents 13yo – 23yo running in 13 week cycles, located at 704 Broad St. 19130. CONTACT:215-496-9780 X 203.


Free trauma-informed parenting support at various locations in the city. English and Spanish groups offered. Open to all residents of Philadelphia. CONTACT:  215.627.3100 EXT 276

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