South County Parenting Support
Are you tired of yelling at and nagging your children? Do you want to find a more positive way to parent? Do you want an approach that teaches important life skills and develops healthy self confidence in your children? Then call or email the Parent Coach today. If you are a parent who is looking for insight into challenging child and teen behavior(s), contacting the parent coach will help you to generate solutions to every day parenting problems. If you want to: learn to set limits, handle disagreements, get your children to do chores and accept responsibilities, then don’t put off contacting the parent coach today!
North County (805) 904-1411
SLO & South County (805) 543-3700
Spanish (805) 462-7135
Intercesoras para padres contestan sus preguntas por teléfono o si Ud. prefiere, puede hacer una cita para una charla en persona. Ud. recibe sugerencias y consejos para solucionar lo que le preocupa o el problema que se le presenta con la disciplina. También se le puede guiar a los recursos que se ofrecen a traves del Condado de San Luis Obispo. Ximena le ofrece una consulta gratis y confidencial por teléfono o en persona. Ud. puede llamarla a la linea de Intercesora Para Padres, (805) 462-7135.
Confidential and nonjudgmental pregnancy and parenting support. Free services include: pregnancy/parenting groups, prenatal vitamins, maternity and infant clothing, formula, diapers, infant equipment (cribs, etc.).
All services are free and designed for pregnant women and/or parents with an infant two years old or younger
CONTACT: PPS of San Luis Obispo @ 541-3367 or email@example.com
Se habla Español. Todos los servicios son gratis y para mujeres embarazadas y/o padres de familia con un bebe de un ano o menos
CONTACTO: PPS Of San Luis Obispo@ 541-3367 o firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates: 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
Time: Noon – 3pm
Location: SAFE Family Resource Center, Room #106, 1086 Grand Ave. Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. 805-474-2105
Date: 3rd Thursday of the month
Time: 11am – 12:30pm
Location: LINK Family Resource Center, 6500 A Morro Rd. Atascadero, CA 93422. 805-466-5404
Date: 4th Tuesday of the month
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Location: The Cambria Connection, 870 Main Street, Cambria, CA 93428. (805) 927-1654
Los Osos / Morro Bay
Dates: 2nd Tuesday of the month
Time: 3:30pm – 5pm
Location: Coastal Family Resource Center, 880 Manzanita Dr Room 18, Los Osos, CA 93402. (805) 544-0801
San Luis Obispo
Dates: Drop-in support services Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday (appointments are available)
Times: 10:00am-3:00pm Mon, Tues, Fridays & Wed. 10-5
Location: 11549 Los Osos Valley Rd, Suite #104, SLO
Women’s Self-Esteem Class
This group is dedicated to supporting women as they develop and improve their self-esteem while building a sense of community with one another. This group is designed to be an emotionally safe place for women to discuss a wide range of life issues in a nurturing and supportive environment.
Wednesday Evenings at 5:30
Browne Psychological Services
Sign Up Information Available At The Front Desk
Facilitated By Kristyn Collins M.A. PSB 37519
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Teen Support Group
In life, we all experience different struggles, and many would benefit from support. In this group we will look at managing and coping with these challenges.
-Obtain Coping Skills
-How to deal with issues such as:
Schoolwork, College, Friends, Relationships, Social Media, Body Image, Social Isolation
-Discuss Issues Present/ Past
-Safe and Nurturing Environment
Who: Girls (Ages 14-18)
What: Teen Support Group led by Breanne SalmonMFT Intern IMF 72172
When: Starting January 2016 Tuesdays, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Where: Browne Psychological Services – 576 Camino Mercado, CA 93420
Call our office to sign up, as space is limited, (805) 481-2823
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Caring for a loved one with a cognitive disorder or another disabling condition forever changes the lives of family and caregivers. There can be devastating effects on those providing long-term care at home: financial pressures, legal quandaries, health problems, and emotional turmoil. Coast Caregiver has resources and support groups that can assist families in their time of need. Support group meetings are held in a variety of venues in the Tri-Counties and offered at no charge. Donations are gratefully accepted. For information on resources available through Coast Caregiver, please call (805) 962-3600.
Caregiver Support Groups
A fun class where little ones can explore music, dance, games and much more! Appropriate for ages 9 months – 2 1/2
Time: Fridays from 10:45am – 11:30am.
Location: Shell Beach Veteran’s Building on Leeward Ave. in Shell Beach.
The CAPSLO Parent Education Program provides the opportunity for parents who are referred to the program (through DSS) to learn better ideas, to hear suggestions and generate solutions in becoming an Active Parent, through in-home parent education. Parent Educators have been trained in the Active Parenting, Positive Discipline and Nurturing Families curriculum.
CONTACT: If you are a parent with a CWS social worker or a CalWORKS worker, please contact Melinda Sokolowski at (805) 544-4355/extension 216.
For Spanish-speaking assistance, please call (805) 474-2024.
Meeting and potluck for the guys!
Welcoming all kin caregivers (grandfathers, uncles, brothers, etc.) and adoptive fathers (or others in a similar care-giving role). Family Ties will provide the main dish and beverages. Bring a side dish to share while you enjoy an evening of fun and support!
Day: Every 4th Tuesday of the month.
Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm.
Place: Oceano Family Resource Center, 1511 19th Street, Oceano.
Child Care: Please let us know if you will require this service when you RSVP.
RSVP to Alex Minter at(805) 538-8008 or (805) 512-7581, e-mail email@example.com
Family Ties South County Support Groups Flyer
Are you caring for another relative’s child? Then join us at a Family Ties Support Group!! These free groups offer a great opportunity to meet other kin caregivers, share ideas, and learn about the special needs and concerns that many kin caregivers share.
Place: SAFE Arroyo Grande – 1086 Grande Ave., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420.
Day: Every 2nd Tuesday of the month.
Time: 6pm – 8pm.
This support group is a potluck with Family Ties supplying the “main dish”.
Please RSVP as it helps us with planning the main dish and staffing for child care, as space is limited.
Please ensure that you receive a confirmation of your RSVP prior to attending the group.
RSVP’s can be made to Caroline Boddington, Marta Nielsen, or Lizzy Dembosz:
Caroline Boddington: firstname.lastname@example.org : 805.434.2449
Marta Nielsen: email@example.com, 805-286-7487
Lizzy Dembosz: firstname.lastname@example.org, 805-459-4904
Santa Lucia Birthing Center, San Luis Obispo: 2nd Thursday of each month at 10:00AM and 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30PM
Beacon Chiropractic, Grover Beach: 3rd Thursday of each month at 10:00AM
Whether you are a brand new mother or a seasoned pro, League meetings are for you. For over 50 years League Meetings have been FREE and available to all women who wish to learn and share about the art of breastfeeding. Learning happens in a warm supportive informal setting. Membership is not required.
We are here to help. Questions or concerns do NOT have to be specific to the meeting’s topic!
Pregnant moms, early nursers, extended nursers, tandem nursers, siblings, grandmas, sisters and friends are all encouraged to attend. Working moms, stay-at-home moms, part-time or full-time nursers, no bottle babies and bottle babies, even if you just are a breastfeeding supporter at this time in your life. All are welcome. https://sites.google.com/site/lllofslo/
Find us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lllofslo?fref=ts
“Meet you in Dreamland.” is a place where families on the Central Coast can receive help and support in their quest for a better nights’ sleep for their little ones. Founded in 2011 by Kerrin Edmonds, Meet You in Dreamland’s goal is for families to become well rested and able to enjoy each day to its fullest. If you are a parent or family member who is exhausted and overwhelmed from too many sleepless nights, tired of bedtime battles and inconsistent naps or just need help adjusting your current schedule, Meet You in Dreamland can help.
There are many services available, including face to face, email and phone consultations
Every family is different and therefore has different needs. Meet You in Dreamland strives to meet your family right where they are, and in partnership with you, to come up with a plan that everyone is comfortable and happy with.
Please email us if you have any questions or to set up a consultation.
Live Q&A on facebook Thursdays- 7-8pm
Contact: Kerrin at 805-296-2149 or email at Meetyouindreamland@gmail.com
Open forum meeting for parents at any stage of recovery who want to get a grip on parenting & stay sober in the process! This group is designed to align solid parenting foundation principles and tools with 12-step principles so that parents can begin to enjoy both living sober and parenting successfully.
Dates: Call Cindy for information
Location: Build Your Nest Coaching, 6613-B Bay Laurel Place Avila Beach, CA 93424 (in Avila Village)
Facilitator: Cindy DuSair, CPC, ELI-MP, Positive Discipline Parent Educator
Contact: 805-550-5865. Groups are offered at no cost and are drop-in. Snacks and coffee/tea are provided.
Sponsored through SLCUSD Adult School and Parent Connection of San Luis Obispo County
Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) is an evidence-based, community health program that helps transform the lives of vulnerable mothers pregnant with their first child. Each mother served by NFP is partnered with a registered nurse early in her pregnancy and receives ongoing nurse home visits that continue through her child’s second birthday. Independent research proves that communities benefit from this relationship — every dollar invested in Nurse- Family Partnership can yield more than five dollars in return.
Call 805-788-2068 to learn more on how to connect to this fabulous resource.
This unique bereavement support group provides friendship and support to those who have experienced the loss of a child of any age (including a lost pregnancy). The group is organized & led by parents who they themselves have lost a child.
Monthly groups: Groups meet in Santa Maria and Atascadero. Call for day and time.
Information: Susan Moran, R.N. at (805) 466-0294
Parents Supporting Parents: Our vision for Parent Partners is to help families to build their strengths and utilize their resources. We are parents who have been in your situation, who want to offer our experience, provide ongoing support, share our knowledge, and connect you with community resources. A Parent Partner is available at no cost to any parent involved with San Luis Obispo County Child Welfare Services.
For more information or help in deciding if Parent Partners can assist you, please contact us. We are parents who have been there and understand the journey.
Kassi at (805) 781-1824 or email@example.com