Parent Connection

Program Overview:  In-home based parent education program for parents of children aged birth to twelve.  Provides parent education, support, and access to community resources.  Sessions occur in the family home, or other designated location, on a weekly basis.  Sessions utilize the Nurturing Program and other parent education resources, with weekly sessions lasting for 60-90 minutes.  Duration of services range from 6 months to 18 months, dependent upon parents needs/progress.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Parents desire to receive parent education- voluntary program.
  • No income requirements.
  • Child between birth to twelve.
  • If parent has mental health issues, must be actively participating in prescribed treatment.
  • If parent has substance abuse issues, must be actively participating in prescribed treatment.
  • May not have domestic violence in the home.
  • Effective 6/1/09, children must be in the home.  DHS can be involved, but children must be in the care and custody of parent(s).

For more information contact Missy Denning at 234-7600.

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Upcoming Events
  • PASS (Parents Achieving Success with Support) August 27, 2014 at 3:45 PM – 6:00 PM YWCA, Lafayette Street, Waterloo, IA, United States A parent education and support group for individuals ages 20 to 26. Meet other young parents in similar situations, learn more about educ ational and employment opportunities for adults, and develop strategies fo r self-sufficiency and positive parenting. Earn participation "points" to p urchase items in the incentive store and Stork's Nest. No preregistration r…
  • Trivia Night September 4, 2014 at 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM UAW 838, Waterloo IA Fundraiser Trivia Night to support child abuse prevention progr amming. Organize a team of six competitors to answer 10 rounds of trivia. Winner get's prizes and bragging rights!
  • PASS (Parents Achieving Success with Support) September 10, 2014 at 3:45 PM – 6:00 PM YWCA, Lafayette Street, Waterloo, IA, United States A parent education and support group for individuals ages 20 to 26. Meet other young parents in similar situations, learn more about educ ational and employment opportunities for adults, and develop strategies fo r self-sufficiency and positive parenting. Earn participation "points" to p urchase items in the incentive store and Stork's Nest. No preregistration r…
  • Open House September 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM 2051 Kimball Ave, Waterloo, IA 50702, USA Family & Children's Council welcomes everyone to tour the new o ffices, learn of programming offered and meet our staff!
  • PASS (Parents Achieving Success with Support) September 24, 2014 at 8:45 PM – 12:00 AM YWCA, Lafayette Street, Waterloo, IA, United States A parent education and support group for individuals ages 20 to 26. Meet other young parents in similar situations, learn more about educ ational and employment opportunities for adults, and develop strategies fo r self-sufficiency and positive parenting. Earn participation "points" to p urchase items in the incentive store and Stork's Nest. No preregistration r…
  • Harvesting for Prevention October 17, 2014 at 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Annual dinner and auction fundraiser to raise funds to support child abuse prevention in Black Hawk County.
Contact Information - We Moved in June 2014!
(319) 234-7600
www.fccouncil.net
www.facebook.com/FCCBHC
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