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Parenting Classes and Resources in the OKC Metro

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There is no such thing as a perfect parent, but that does not alleviate the intense weight of parenthood. As a parent, you are one of the most influential people in your child’s life, impacting their health and well-being today and in the future. The following organizations offer resources and classes that can help develop and affirm positive parenting practices.

C.A.R.E. for Change, Inc.

3621 N. Kelley Ave., Ste. 100


Offers family, individual and group counseling.

Calm Waters

501 N Walker Ave


Offers private and group grief and divorce counseling and co-parenting seminars.

Center for Children and Families (CCFI)

210 S Cockrel Ave, Norman


Offers divorce and co-parenting classes and other parenting services.

Central Oklahoma Community Mental Health Center

909 E Alameda, Norman


Offers parent-child interaction therapy.

Chickasaw Nation – Parenting Community Education Program


Offers in-person and virtual parenting courses: Nurturing Parenting Education and Positive Indian Parenting.

Community Health Centers of Oklahoma

Offers free parenting classes for a variety of topics.

Crossroads Youth and Family Services

1650 W Tecumseh Rd, Ste 500, Norman

Offers 24-hour crisis intervention, individual and family counseling and parenting classes.

Family Builders

2401 NW 23rd St, Ste 5


Offers parenting programs including co-parenting and batterers intervention.

Family Expectations

3 E Main St


Offers a free program to help prepare parents for their new baby, strengthen your relationship as co-parents and connect you with job opportunities.



Offers services and support for a wide range of emotional, behavioral or relationship problems.

Oklahoma State Dept. of Health – Child Guidance Service

1000 NE 10th St


Provides support and training to children birth to age 13, their parents and caregivers.

OKC-County Health Dept. – Child First Program


Children First partners first-time mothers with a specially trained registered nurse who will provide brief health assessments, growth/developmental assessments for infants, support in accessing needed community resources, and health education centered around the mother’s needs and heart’s desire. The program is voluntary and provided at no cost to participating families. To enroll, one must be less than 29 weeks pregnant, meet income criteria (same guidelines as WIC & Soonercare), and planning to parent for the first time.

OSU Extension – Co-Parenting for Resilience

Offers in-person and online courses.

Parent Promise

4323 NW 63rd, Ste 200


Offers a variety of education and support programs to help parents provide a loving and healthy home for their children. Their free Parents as Teachers program teaches positive parenting skills and connects families with resources that help strengthen the family structure.

Smart Start Central Oklahoma

Their Early Birds program gives parents tools and resources to help their children succeed in school and in life.

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