Parenting

Groups

Fathers’ Program at Peter Castle Family Resource Center

Supportive groups for parents (fathers) with an educational focus on parenting skills, child development, relationships, and communication skills.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Peter Castle Family Resource Center, 555 Avenue D Rochester, NY
  • Time: Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 PM
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Professionally facilitated
  • Eligibility: For fathers of young children

Contact Information

Sicily Mitchel, 585-339-3214, smitchel@hillside.com

555 Avenue D Rochester, NY 14621

Sponsored by: Family Resource Centers of Crestwood Children’s Center

 

Mothers and More

The group seeks to support women who have altered their careers to care for their children at home. The group offers a variety of activities both during the day and in the evenings. Monthly meetings include a formal program, playgroups, book club, craft club, \”seasoned moms\” group and community service opportunities.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Highland Hospital, Staff Dining Room
  • Time: 7:30 PM 2nd Tuesdays and 4th Wednesdays of the month
  • Fee: $45 annual membership fee
  • Facilitation: Member Facilitators
  • Eligibility: For moms

Contact Information

No specific contact person, Call 585-234-6498, No e-mail available

Sponsored by: No Sponsor Listed.

 

Parent Group at Peter Castle Family Resource Center

Supportive groups for parents of young children with an educational focus on parenting skills, child development, relationships, and communication skills.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Peter Castle Resource Center, 555 Avenue D, Rochester
  • Time: Mondays, 5:30-7:30 PM. Some Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at 1337 E. Main Street – Spanish speaking group. Call first.
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Professionally facilitated
  • Eligibility: For parents of young children

Contact Information

Contact Sicily Mitchel, 585-339-3214, smitchel@hillside.com

555 Avenue D Rochester, NY 14621

Sponsored by: Family Resource Centers of Crestwood Children’s Center

 

Parent Group at Southwest Family Resource Center

Supportive groups for parents of young children with an educational focus on parenting skills, child development, relationships, and communication skills.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Southwest Family Resource Center, 89 Genesee Street, Rochester
  • Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Professionally facilitated
  • Eligibility: For parents of young children

Contact Information

Contact April Baker, 436-0370 ex 301, arbaker@hilldise.com

Bishop Kearney Building 2nd floor 89 Genesee Street Rochester, NY 14611

Parent to Parent of New York State (Finger Lakes Region)

Parent-to-Parent provides one-to-one phone support.

Meeting Details

  • Location: No meetings; phone support only
  • Time: No meetings; phone support only
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Members provide phone support
  • Eligibility: For parents of children with disabilities or special health care needs.

Contact Information

546-1700 ex.242, fingerlakesp2p@frontiernet.net

www.parenttoparentnys.org

Sponsored by: No Sponsor Listed.

 

Parenting Techniques Group

The group provides support for parents of school or pre-school age children. Groups are ten sessions in length. The group seeks to equip parents with effective parenting techniques. (Parents must abstain from and not possess mood altering chemicals prior to and during group sessions) Must be homeless or a veteran to attend.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Salvation Army, 300 E. Main Street, Rochester
  • Time: Wednesdays, 1-2:30 PM
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Professionally facilitated
  • Eligibility: Must be a parent to attend (but not custodial if that applies). Must abstain from and not possess mood altering chemicals prior to and during group sessions. Only homeless individuals and veterans can attend.

Contact Information

No specific contact person, 987-9500 Ext. 2353, No e-mail available

300 E. Main Street Rochester, NY 14604

Sponsored by: Salvation Army