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Parenting Support Services

Turning Points for Children offers parenting education/support groups throughout the city of Philadelphia. Groups meet weekly for 12 weeks. These groups provide parents with learning tools and strategies to help cope with the challenges of parenting, strengthen family relationships, and promote the healthy development of children. Support groups offered include: Pregnant and parenting teen mothers in our “Time Out for Teens & Tots” program Expectant and Teen Fathers (additional individual supportive services offered with this program) Adult Fathers (additional individual supportive services offered with this program) Adult parents/caregivers/grandparents/foster parents/kinship providers

Basic Information

Organization
Turning Points For Children
Contact Person
Folasshade Laud-Hammond
Email
flaudhammond@tp4c.org
Website
http://www.turningpointsforchildren.org/
Phone Number
215-875-4963 (general number: 215-875-8200)
Address
415 S. 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
County
Philadelphia
Program Information
Social/Emotional Support
  • Caregiver Support Groups
Additional Comments
Turning Points for Children conducts many programs that provide direct resources and care to families and communities across the Philadelphia region.
--They run a "Family Finding" program which enables children in out-of-home care to reconnect with family members or other significant people in their past with whom they have lost contact. 
--Turning Points for Children is also the Community Umbrella Agency (CUA) for Lower Northeast Philadelphia and West/Southwest Philadelphia. To find out more about these services, visit their web site at www.turningpointsCUA.org