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Programs that provide classes, workshops or other educational opportunities for parents, potential parents, or family members who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role. (adapted from AIRS PH-6100)

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Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
816 Anthony Dr.
Anthony, NM 88021
Phone: 575-201-5257
Address:
816 Anthony Dr.
Anthony, NM 88021
Phone: 575-201-5257
Email: ballardsotoj@caasnm.org
Services Provided:

Thriving Kids offers free support for expectant parents, caregivers, legal guardians, and parents of children 0-5 yrs of age. Home visits focus on the parent-child relationship to foster optimal development and social-emotional health, and on assisting families with community resources. Thriving Kids serves prenatal to age 5 in Dona Ana and Otero Counties, with no first-time parent requirements. They also list community events and resources on their Facebook page (listed above).

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
116 S. 3rd Street
Raton, NM 87747
Phone: 575-445-8191
Address:
116 S. 3rd Street
Raton, NM 87747
Phone: 575-445-8191
Services Provided:

Youth Empowerment Services is a non-profit organization offers home visiting for families in Colfax and Union Counties in New Mexico. Services include drug and alcohol prevention, home visiting, and health counseling. Home visiting is a free service offered to pregnant women and families with children from 0-5. They help prepare parents to cope with the everyday stressors associated with the transition to parenting, which are inevitable when a new baby enters a family. There are no first-time parent requirements and individuals can enroll prenatal until child is 3 years old. They serve Colfax County and areas of Union County, specifically the Clayton area.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/25/2022
640 S. Boardman, PO Box 1318
Gallup, NM 87305
Phone: 505-721-1055
Organization Name: Gallup-McKinley County Schools
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Address:
640 S. Boardman, PO Box 1318
Gallup, NM 87305
Phone: 505-721-1055
Fax: 505-721-1199
Services Provided:

Parents as Teachers partners first-time mothers with Certified Parent Educators. Visits focus on the parent-child relationship to support optimal development and social-emotional health and assistance with community resources. Services are available until child turns 3 years old. To be eligible, participants must be first-time parents and children from prenatal to age 3. Serves McKinley County.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
Address:
205 E. Hemlock
Deming, NM 88030
Phone: 575-546-9254
Email: annab@lunacountynm.us
Services Provided:

Parents as Teachers Luna County aims to provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. The visits focus on the parent-child relationship to support optimal development and social-emotional health and assistance with community resources. Services provided until the child is 5 years old. There are no first-time parent requirements and children can be enrolled prenatal to 4 years 6 months. They serve Luna and Hidalgo Counties.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/27/2022
526 S. Alameda Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Phone: 575-532-2002
Address:
526 S. Alameda Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Phone: 575-532-2002
Services Provided:

La Clinica de Familia offers prenatal support and education for low-income families with infants, toddlers, and pregnant women. La Clinica de Familia partners with parents in establishing goals for their infants, toddlers and family, however there is no first-time parent requirements. Children are eligible for enrollment until 3 years old. La Clinica de Familia serves families that meet income guidelines and who live within Las Cruces city limits, and Las Cruces Public Schools District.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/30/2022
1422 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-982-5565
Organization Name: Presbyterian Medical Services (PMS)
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Address:
1422 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-982-5565
Fax: 505-986-8299
Services Provided:

The Parent Education Home Visiting Program serves parents and caregivers of children through five years of age. This includes adoptive and teen parents, as well as expectant parents. The goals are to provide educational services and child development guidance, to ensure that babies are born healthy, and that children are healthy and safe. They also seek to make sure that children and parents have a nurturing relationship, that parents and caregivers are connected to formal and informal supports in the community, and that children are ready for school.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
1300 South Broadway
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Phone: 575-894-5646
Address:
1300 South Broadway
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Phone: 575-894-5646
Fax: 575-894-0132
Email: laura.dow@appletreeeducation.org
Services Provided:

Apple Tree Education Center Little Things Matter provides parenting educational services, child developmental guidance, and local community resource information to families with children prenatal to age 3 in the home, or at alternative locations at the family’s request. There are no first-time parent requirements and individuals can be enrolled prenatal until age 3. Apple Tree Education Center Little Things Matter serves Sierra County.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/23/2022
230 Rotten Tree Road
Taos, NM 87571
Phone: 575-758-7824
Address:
230 Rotten Tree Road
Taos, NM 87571
Phone: 575-758-7824
Email: tiwababies@taospueblo.com
Services Provided:

Services: Aims to increase access to high quality early childhood services. Supports optimal child and family development, healthy lifestyles, and strong connections to family, community, culture, and tradition. Services until child’s 5th birthday.
Eligibility/Ages: No first-time parent requirements. Serving Native American families, enroll prenatal until child is 4 years old. Services available during pregnancy, for grandparents who are primary caregivers, foster, and adoptive parents. Serves Taos County.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
413 Sipapu Street
Taos, NM 87571
Phone: 575-751-5764
Address:
413 Sipapu Street
Taos, NM 87571
Phone: 575-751-5764
Email: jimberger@taoshospital.org
Services Provided:

Services: Home visits provide new parents with information, support, and access to resources in the community that promote early childhood development and a positive family foundation.

Eligibility/Ages: Prenatal to 3 years old. Available to women having their first child, first-time families including fathers, adoptive parents and foster families. Serves Taos County.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
404 Hunter Street
Española, NM 87532
Phone: 505-753-4123
Address:
404 Hunter Street
Española, NM 87532
Phone: 505-753-4123
Fax: 505-753-6947
Services Provided:

Las Cumbres provides information, support and encouragement through home-based services for families of infants prenatal to age 3. Spanish-speaking staff are available in both Rio Arriba County and Santa Fe County. Eligible to enroll from prenatal to age 3. No first-time parent requirements.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/30/2022
8205 Spain Road, NE, Suite 210
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-771-9900
Address:
8205 Spain Road, NE, Suite 210
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-771-9900
Email: familyspirit@jhu.edu
Services Provided:

They work in partnership with tribal communities to raise the health status, self-sufficiency, and health leadership of Native people to the highest possible level. Some services include Home visiting that focuses on the parent‐infant relationship. Also, Adolescent Health, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention, Early Child Development, Entrepreneurship & Workforce Development, Environmental Health, Infectious Disease Prevention, Injury Prevention, Mental Health, Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition, Obesity & Diabetes Prevention, Sexual & Reproductive Health. Family Spirit focuses on practical lessons for parenting. Circle of Security provides parents with support in fostering strong and healthy behaviors. They provide services to women who are first‐time mothers, expectant teenage mothers, and families at risk for substance abuse. Serves Sandoval county.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/28/2022
Main Campus: MSC 06 3910 Mesa Vista Hall 1160 1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131
Phone: 505-277-3716
Organization Name: University of New Mexico (UNM)
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Address:
Main Campus: MSC 06 3910 Mesa Vista Hall 1160 1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131
Phone: 505-277-3716
Email: women@unm.edu
Services Provided:

The UNM Women's Resource Center collaborates with academic units and provides a range of learning opportunities through the programs and services offered. These services are accessible to all genders and parents in the community, whether UNM students, faculty and staff or Albuquerque community members. The program's available services include a library containing educational information regarding social issues impacting women, free in-person and remote mental health care for students, staff, and faculty, a family-friendly computer lab with printing access, a scholarship opportunity for single parents attending UNM, a Gendered Violence Prevention Program, and chest or breastfeeding support programs which include lactation stations and resources. The UNM WRC also provides resources for various topics such as feminism, activism, violence, women's health, parenting, sexual orientation, LGBTQIA+, and personal finance. These resources are available through counseling, group meetings, access to clinics or healthcare, campaigns, and the library.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
306 A San Pablo SE
MSC10 5590
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Phone: 505-272-9242
Organization Name: University of New Mexico (UNM)
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Address:
306 A San Pablo SE
MSC10 5590
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Phone: 505-272-9242
Fax: 505-272-1538
Services Provided:

The UNMH Young Children's Health Center provides home-based services to first-time parents. Services cover prenatal to age 3. Pediatric professionals can furnish information, support and encouragement to families with infants and young children. The Young Children's Health Center serves zip codes 87108 and 87123 in southeast Albuquerque.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
Statewide Provider
2300 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-272-2271
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: University of New Mexico (UNM), Center for Development and Disability (CDD)
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Address:
2300 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-272-2271
Fax: 505-272-8988
Services Provided:

Parents as Teachers Home Visiting Program connects parents and caregivers with trained professionals who conduct frequent personal home visits during a child's early years of life, from prenatal to age 5. Trained parent educators work with families in their homes, focusing on the parent-child relationship as the foundation of learning, and on parenting that takes into account the needs of children at different developmental stages. Parents as Teachers also offers health and developmental screenings to assess the needs of the family, group connections to meet other families enrolled in the program, and assistance locating and accessing community resources.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
102 North Coronado
Espanola, NM 87532
Phone: 505-629-1754
Address:
102 North Coronado
Espanola, NM 87532
Phone: 505-629-1754
Fax: 505-747-0421
Services Provided:

Las Cumbres Community Services, Inc. began in 1970 with a structured program of day habilitation services for developmentally disabled adults residing in Los Alamos. We added a therapeutic preschool for children in the Española Valley in 1979. Services for children, adults, and families have continued to expand since then in order to best meet the growing and changing needs of Northern New Mexico. Our offices are located in Española, Los Alamos, Taos, and Santa Fe. In 2019 Las Cumbres expanded to the Borderland Region of Las Cruces, El Paso, and Ciudad Juarez. Today, the agency is one of the largest social service providers in New Mexico. Direct services are offered in Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Taos Counties, and along the Borderland region, while education, outreach, and referral activities make a strong impact throughout the state and country.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/30/2022
301 Perkins Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Phone: 575-526-6682
Address:
301 Perkins Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Phone: 575-526-6682
Fax: 575-523-7254
Email: info@aitkids.com
Services Provided:

Aprendamos Intervention Team is a therapist-run organization that serves children and families’ needs through early intervention. Team services include speech-language, occupational, physical, and family therapists. A nurse, nutritionist, family services coordinators, developmental instructions, infant massage therapists, and pediatric specialists are also available. Mental health clinicians specializing in play therapy interventions, MDMR, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and more. The Autism program has 16 Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) and about 50 Registered Behavior Therapists (RBT).

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/23/2022
1101 Lopez Rd. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: 505-877-7060
Address:
1101 Lopez Rd. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: 505-877-7060
Fax: 505-877-7063
Email: info@pbjfamilyservices.org
Services Provided:

PB&J Family Services provides parenting educational services, child developmental guidance, and local community resource information to families with children prenatal to age 3 in the home, or at alternative locations at the family’s request. There are no first-time parent requirements, and children can enroll prenatal until 3. They serve Albuquerque and Bernalillo counties.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/27/2022
1605 Carlisle Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: 505-262-0801
Address:
1605 Carlisle Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: 505-262-0801
Fax: 505-262-0845
Email: info@AltaMiraNM.org
Services Provided:

Alta Mira provides a range of services to individuals who have been diagnosed with a disability, or who may be experiencing conditions which could cause a significant delay in their development. Families receive help and support to assist them in making sure their loved one reaches their full potential. Alta Mira provides both Early Childhood Services (for children age zero-three) and Family Support Services. Family Support Services include respite, family living, in-home living supports, community supports, Mi Via Waiver and exceptional family member program.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/23/2022
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2201 Buena Vista Dr SE Unit 201
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-767-6630
Address:
2201 Buena Vista Dr SE Unit 201
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-767-6630
Email: melissaw@epicsnm.org
Services Provided:

We are a Community Parent Resource Center serving families who have Native American children with disabilities or developmental delays in NM, including those with special healthcare needs, and the professionals that work with them. We provide free community training for families in several topical areas such as Overview of IDEA, the IEP & IFSP Process, Record Keeping, Transition from Part C to Part B, Transition from High School, Transition from Middle School, Bullying, Parent Rights in both Part C & B, and Advocacy. Parents and Professionals can request training. We provide ongoing advocacy support, helping families make informed and relevant decisions best for their children and their family. We also provide parent-to-parent connections by matching parents with others who have or share similar experiences to provide advice, support, generate ideas, and create a stronger support system. We also have a resource library with computers and information on resources, topics, and networks.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/29/2022
Nationwide Provider
1360 Clifton Avenue, Ste. 327
Clifton, NJ 07012
Nationwide Provider
Address:
1360 Clifton Avenue, Ste. 327
Clifton, NJ 07012
Services Provided:

Provides practical advice, emotional support and the most up-to-date educational information for families of children and adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs as well as to the physicians, allied health care professionals, and educational professionals. Available for free, as a monthly email. 

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/30/2022
Nationwide Provider
2228 Ball Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
Phone: 314-432-4330
Nationwide Provider
Address:
2228 Ball Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
Phone: 314-432-4330
Toll Free Phone: 866-728-4968
Fax: 314-432-8963
Email: info@parentsasteachers.org
Eligibility:

At-risk families with children under the age of 5.

Services Provided:

Builds strong communities, thriving families and children who are healthy, safe and ready to learn by matching parents and caregivers with trained professionals who make regular personal home visits during a child’s earliest years in life, from prenatal through kindergarten. Local program locator available on website. 

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 10/5/2022
Nationwide Provider
12410 Milestone Center Drive Ste 600
Germantown, MD 20876
Phone: 301-948-0599
Nationwide Provider
Address:
12410 Milestone Center Drive Ste 600
Germantown, MD 20876
Phone: 301-948-0599
Fax: 301-948-6776
Email: info@fatherhood.org
Eligibility: For peer fathers or for fatherless children.
Services Provided: The National Fatherhood Initiative aims to improve the well-being of children through the promotion of responsible fatherhood.
Fatherhood program locator.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
Nationwide Provider
5100 Macadam Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-222-4044
Nationwide Provider
Address:
5100 Macadam Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-222-4044
Email: info@nicwa.org
Services Provided:

Provides educational and informational resources for families, service providers, caseworkers and tribal leaders related to the welfare of Native American and Alaska Native children. This includes information about child abuse, adoption and foster care, policy, and advocacy.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/10/2022
Nationwide Provider
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Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Auburn University
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Address:
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Eligibility: Member of a blended/stepfamily
Services Provided: Stepparenting Toolkit
Smart Steps Family Life Curriculum for Stepfamilies
Directory of Support Groups for Stepfamilies
Directory of professionals who have complete the NSRC's clinical training for working with stepfamilies
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/9/2020
Nationwide Provider
250 West First Street Ste 250
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: 909-621-6184
Nationwide Provider
Address:
250 West First Street Ste 250
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: 909-621-6184
Toll Free Phone: 855-427-2736
Fax: 909-621-0614
Email: info@nationalparenthelpline.org
Eligibility:

No restrictions

Services Provided: Organization dedicated to mitigating, preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences through a community of parents organizations and volunteers. Offers bereavement support groups and parenting hotlines.COVID-19 UPDATE: Offering ongoing online support groups for people of all ages.

  • Bereavement Support Groups
  • Parenting Helplines
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/7/2022
Nationwide Provider
PO Box 7038
Denver, CO 80207
Phone: 303-433-6200
Nationwide Provider
Address:
PO Box 7038
Denver, CO 80207
Phone: 303-433-6200
Fax: 303-302-1691
Service Categories:
Email: info@brightbytext.org
Eligibility:

No restrictions, information for children ages 0 - 8

Services Provided: Provides free activities, games, and resources in the form of text message. This program offers parents and caregivers expert tips and resources via text for children up to the age of 8 years old, including positive parenting tips and information about the child(ren)'s physical development.COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and state guidelines.

  • Parenting Helplines
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/7/2022
Nationwide Provider
451 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 888-431-2229
Nationwide Provider
Address:
451 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 888-431-2229
Email: fussybaby@erikson.edu
Eligibility:

Those struggling to care for a baby who is fussy, crying excessively, or has difficulties with sleeping or feeding.

Services Provided: A warmline for parents struggling with their infant's crying, sleeping, or feeding.

  • Parenting Helplines
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/7/2022
Nationwide Provider
P.O. Box 961029
Boston, MA 02196
Phone: 617-973-5801
Nationwide Provider
Address:
P.O. Box 961029
Boston, MA 02196
Phone: 617-973-5801
Services Provided:

The Foundation aims to improve outcomes for individuals with OCD and related disorders by:

  • Providing resources and support for those affected by OCD, including individuals with OCD and related disorders, their family members, friends, and loved ones.
  • Promoting awareness about OCD and related disorders to the OCD community and the general public.
  • Increasing access to effective treatment through:
    • Educating mental health professionals about evidence-based treatments.
    • Providing a forum for professional collaboration and networking.
    • Supporting research into the causes of and treatments for OCD and related disorders.

Visit https://iocdf.org/find-help/ for help finding providers for patients with OCD,

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
Nationwide Provider
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Cook Center for Human Development
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Address:
Email: hello@parentguidance.org
Eligibility:

Online content free with registration. Parent coaching free for residents in partnered school districts.

Services Provided:

Provides online tools for education and therapeutic support of children's mental health.

Services Include:

  • Online Courses
    • Child's Mental Health Development
    • Manage Mental Health Symptoms
    • Self Help Courses for Parents
  • Parent Coaching Sessions
  • Ask A Therapist
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 12/15/2021
Nationwide Provider
333 Third Street Ste 4
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: 949-715-2694
Nationwide Provider
Address:
333 Third Street Ste 4
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: 949-715-2694
Fax: 949-494-5456
Email: info@ajnovickgroup.com
Services Provided:

Parenting courses are ideal for court requirements, legal requirements, and improving personal skills, and growing as a parent.

  • Anger Management
  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • Court Ordered Parenting Programs
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/22/2022