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!

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Current Classes

Parenting Classes will resume in Fall 2016. Please check back for dates.

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