Parenting Classes

Parent Education Classes

The Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery offers a series of 8-week parenting classes at various times during the year.

Call 509.535.3155 to sign up!

Current Classes

Parenting Classes start in late January. Please call for more information. 

The classes are free and open to the public.

A limited amount of free child care is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration is required and classes fill quickly so parents are encouraged to call early to enroll.

In these sessions, you will learn about:

  • What to expect from your child
  • Child development
  • Positive discipline
  • Anger and stress management
  • And much more

Other Parenting Classes offered in Spokane

Please contact each agency individually for more information about their classes.

Catholic Charities Childbirth and Parenting Assistance (CAPA) Program

Where: 12 E 5th Ave.

Contact: (509) 455-4986

Classes: Parenting classes for infants and toddlers as well as the Fatherhood Project

Children’s Home Society

Where: 2323 N. Discovery Place

Contact: (509) 747-4174 or

Classes: Nurturing Program for families with elementary school-age children (5-12), Strengthening Families for families with children ages 10-14

St. Joseph Family Center

Where: 1016 N Superior

Contact: (509) 483-6495

Classes: The Parenting Project

Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center

Where: 845 S. Sherman

Contact: (509) 455-8722

Classes: Circle of Security Parenting