Coastal Classes

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Los Osos Cares is hosting a support group for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in Los Osos. The Facilitator is Branden Kay from Seneca Family Ties.

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019

Time: 9 am to 11 am.

Location: Los Osos Cares Community Resource Center

Call: 805-592-2701 or

Parent Connection Sponsored classes

Love & Logic
Tim Ross
Wed, 2/20-3/27 (6 nights) 6:00-8:00p $25
Hawthorne Elementary School, SLO, HA Library

Love allows children to grow through their mistakes. Logic allows them to live with the consequences of their choices. Learn the Love and Logic process of building relationships through discipline. Childcare is provided for a nominal fee although, parents are strongly encouraged to provide their own. Call the Adult School office at (805) 549-1222 to register your child(ren).

Communication Fundamentals
Rick London
Thur, 2/21-3/28  (6 nights) 6:00-8:00p $25

Monarch Grove Elementary School, Los Osos, Library

Compassionate Communication is an opportunity to become more aware of the thoughts, words and behaviors that disconnect us from ourselves and each other, by increasing our understanding of a communication process that is founded on heart to heart connection.

During this class we will begin to get clearer about healthier social emotional behaviors, while learning about behaviors that require mindfulness if we are going to be better examples for our children.

By enhancing our insight into the linkage between feelings and needs, we can get to the bottom of what’s making us angry by practicing the ten steps to transforming anger so everyone wins. Class based on the principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) by Marshal Rosenberg PhD.

Childcare is provided for a nominal fee, call the Adult School prior to class starting to register your children.

Active Parenting – The Preschooler
Julie Ashworth
Wed, 4/10-5/1 (4 nights) 5:30-7:30p  $15

Baywood Elementary School, Los Osos BA Library

Learn skills that help develop cooperation, responsibility and good character in your children. Explore positive discipline techniques to avoid those all-too-familiar power struggles. Childcare is provided for a nominal fee although, parents are strongly encouraged to provide their own. Call the Adult School office at (805) 549-1222 to register your child(ren).


Parenting Sober Support Group
Cindy DuSair

 1st Sunday of the Month at 4pm & 3rd Thursday of the Month at 5:30 pm

Build Your Nest, 6613-B Bay Laurel Dr., Avila Beach No Charge

For parents at any stage of recovery who want to get a grip on parenting and stay sober in the process! Group aligns parenting foundation principles with 12-step principles. For information call (805) 550-5865.
*Childcare is provided for a nominal fee although parents are strongly encouraged to provide their own.



The Parent Participation Program enhances parenting skills through classroom discussion, interaction, and observation. Parent and child (age 0-6) attend class once a week. Curriculum includes teacher-led discussions on parenting techniques and strategies for creating a healthy family environment. Parents share their challenges and successes while children enjoy age-appropriate play indoors and outdoors, circle time, and songs. Interacting with other parents and children while participating in the classroom environment gives parents a greater understanding of the needs and abilities of their children.

Parent participation instructors hold California teaching credentials.

Please visit for a complete list of parenting classes and online registration.


  • Infants
  • Cookin’ & Bookin’
  • Young Ones & Young Toddlers
  • Fizzle Pop 1-2-3
  • Older Toddlers
  • Kids in the Garden
  • Two and Three Year Olds
  • Strolling to Fitness
  • Preschoolers
  • Tiny Hikers

Dates: A year-round program. Families may join a class at any time on a space available basis.
Times: Morning and afternoon, times vary.
Locations: Classes available in San Luis Obispo, Los Osos and Morro Bay.
Tuition: Classes run for 10 weeks and price ranges from $67-$90. Scholarships are available for families in need.
Eligibility Requirements: Parents, grandparents or caretakers in a parenting role attend with the child age 0-6.
Contact: San Luis Coastal Adult School, 1500 Lizzie Street, Room H2, SLO, (805) 549-1222.
Register: online Click Here, over the phone or in person.

Online Parenting Classes

If you are mandated to complete a parenting class, verify approval of an online class (rather than a traditional class) with the  mandating agency. Each state, county, and individual judge may dictate different requirements. If you are court ordered to take a co-parenting class, it is always best to check with your county court of record to verify their acceptance of an online parenting class. 
Each state, county, and individual judge may dictate different requirements. 

Enjoy the opportunity to complete a parenting course at your leisure – anytime, day or night!
Certificates of Completion are provided after the class is finished.
Visit The Parenting Center for a list of current classes.
Visit for a list of current classes.