Children at Risk Center for Parenting and Family Well-Being 713-869-7740
Children at Risk’s resource guide provides an overview of several parent education programs available in the greater Houston area.
Collaborative For Children 713-600-1100
1111 North Loop West, Suite 600 Houston,TX 77008
“Collaborative for Children is dedicated to building a strong educational foundation for young children to succeed in school and life.”
The Collaborative also assists parents in finding child care. www.collabforchildren.org
DePelchin Children’s Center 281-332-1461 (Galveston County Only)
ParentingHelp is a free program that gives parents in Galveston County the tools and support to influence good behavior in their children and prevent future problems from happening. ParentingHelp is based on the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program curriculum, which has been proven to work for families around the world. Services are available in Spanish. www.parentinghelp.org
Website provides information on parenting, support groups, events/conferences, parenting classes, and resources for grandparents and other relatives raising kin children. www.kinfamilies.org
POPS (People Opposed to Paddling Students) 281-584-9707
1306 W. Brooklake, Houston 77077
POPS is a non-profit education and advocacy group focusing on replacing corporal punishment in the schools and educating parents on disciplinary measures not based on physical abuse. POPS provides free “No Spanking” posters and educational presentations on alternatives to corporal punishment. www.nospankingzone.org
United Way 211 Helpline 2-1-1
A free helpline offering many resources in English and other languages 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, including parenting education and child abuse prevention. www.unitedwayhouston.org
*Many services included in this directory were obtained from the Harris County Protective Services for Children and Adults Community Youth Services Resource Directory. Please call 713-295-2500 for copies of the directory. Special thanks to CYS and Ginger Harper.
** Denotes state or national organization.