Family, in all its diverse forms, is the heart and backbone of a healthy society.
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Family, in all its diverse forms, is the heart and backbone of a healthy society.

Family

Family, in all its diverse forms, is the heart and backbone of a healthy society. Our mission is to improve the well-being of the family through strength-based programs that educate, influence public policy, and help families put evidence-based information to work in their lives.  In addition to a variety of workshops for parents and caregivers, we also offer resources specifically developed for parenting educators, professional training opportunities for individuals who support families, and internships for students in the human services field of study.

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Breaking Up

Parents ApartĀ® is a 6-hour workshop for parents who want to learn how to help their child(ren) adjust during their separation or divorce, or who are parenting separately. Next class starts Monday, January 9th.

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Shopping With Children

One of the most trying experiences for parents is taking young children shopping, especially to the supermarket. Find useful tips for shopping with kids here.

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Parenting Class in Ithaca

This FREE 8-class workshop at Southside Community Center covers how to talk with your child (of any age) using the 5 communication skills. 8 Thursdays, 6-8pm, January 19-March 9. Call today to sign up!

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Money Matters!

FREE workshop on Saturday, January 23 covers how to make a personal spending plan and ways you can decrease spending and increase income. Call today to sign up!

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Pay Yourself First!

This FREE "Pay Yourself First" workshop on February 4th covers ways to save money and savings options to help you reach your goals. Call today to sign up!

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Keeping the Holidays Safe

December is the season to be safe, not sorry. As we deck the halls for the holidays, let's remember that safety comes first. Here are some tips that will keep your holidays jolly and safe.

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Contact

Anna Steinkraus
Parenting Education Coordinator
ams69@cornell.edu
(607) 272-2292 ext. 145

Last updated January 6, 2017