About the Program

Parenting Plus offers families guidance and support that is designed to minimize stress and maximize a family’s ability to succeed. Services are provided in the comfort of the family home. Families participate by choice, at no cost to them.

 

When families have too many stressors, Parenting Plus:

  • Helps parents help their children
  • Provides emotional support, encouragement and empowerment
  • Offers practical solutions to help in managing family life

Where appropriate, Parenting Plus may provide:

  • Child care opportunities
  • Short-term overnight care

Families receive help with:

  • Learning effective parenting skills
  • Accessing community resources
  • Learning healthy ways to express anger and frustration
  • Resolving parent/child conflicts
  • Setting realistic family rules
  • Learning time management and organizational skills
  • Learning about health and nutrition and safety
  • Learning about budgeting finances

Testimonials

“This program has made such a big difference for my family...there is much more peace in our home now!” – Suzanne T.

“I thought I knew what I was doing disciplining my kids, but I learned so much about how to do it right with your program!” – Vicki L.

“Our support group gives me someone to talk to about parenting and to be able to get information from other people who have been through the same thing. – Alex E.

“As you know, it has been a difficult year for me and my family, but people like you have made it easiler." – Greg R.

“I look forward to your weekly home visits and to all the new skills I learn to help my children." – Jenna C. 

Referrals

Referrals are accepted from families themselves schools social service agencies pediatricians and hospitals family and mental health clinics Division of Children, Youth and Families.

To refer, call 1-800-640-6486

 

Community Partners: The Coös Family Support Project; Gorham Family Resource Center, Littleton area; The Upper Room, Derry/Salem area; Families First, Seacoast area

KEY FACTS PARENTING PLUS

Contact:  

Lisa Anderson, program manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

1-800-640-6486

 

Areas Served

Concord, Franklin, Manchester, Nashua, 

 

Funding

Parenting Plus is funded under an agreement with the State of New Hampshire Division of Children, Youth and Families.

 

Fees: None to client

 

Eligibility:  Parenting Plus is a voluntary program for parents of children, birth - 21.  

Referral form

Child-Maltreatment