Parenting / Parenting Classes

Open Doors: Parent/Caregiver Support Group

(951) 358-6858 or toll free (888) 358-3622

The purpose of the Open Doors Support Group is to provide parents and caregivers who are raising a child/youth with mental health/emotional/behavioral challenges a safe place to vent, share support, information, solutions and resources. In addition to support, these groups also offer training, workgroups and special topics.

Parent to Parent Telephone Support Line

(951) 358-3622 or toll free (888) 358-3622

The Parent-to-Parent Telephone Support Line is a non-crisis line open to parents & caregivers in Riverside County who are raising a child/youth with mental health/emotional and/or behavioral challenges. These calls are confidential and returned from a parent employed by the Department who has experience raising a child with emotional challenges.

Children's Service Unit - Resource & Referral

1 (800) 442-4927

This California state agency will provide resource & referral information about parenting classes, support groups, etc. Will also provide referrals to licensed childcare homes/centers.

Family Service Association

Child Development Administration
21250 Box Springs Rd
Moreno Valley, CA 92557
(951) 686-1096 (8:00 – 5:00, Monday-Friday)

Call for information about parenting classes. This agency offers two parenting programs: one in which classes are offered to parents whose children have been removed from the home by CPS and who are participating in a reunification process; the other is funded through various sources and is for “regular” parents. Call for more information.

Mead Valley Community Complex

21091 Rider Street
Perris, CA 92570
(951) 657-0686

Call for information about parenting classes.

P.R.I.C.E. (Positivity, Responsibility, Influence, Consequences, Encouragement) Parenting Classes -

P.R.I.C.E. Parenting classes are offered throughout the school year at some sites within the Val Verde Unified School District. Please phone GlenView preschool at (951) 940-6165 for additional information.

Carolyn E. Wylie Center for Children, Youth & Families

4164 Brockton Ave. (1st floor)
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 683-5193

Call for information about parenting classes.

YWCA - Parenting Classes

The YWCA of Riverside County offers Parenting Classes on a continuous basis. Our classes are reasonably priced and taught by caring and respected professionals. Classes focus on Positivity, Responsibility, Influences, Consequences and Encouragement to assist parents in raising happy and healthy children. Our classes offer group discussion which allows parents the opportunity to see situations they might not have encountered yet, but can learn what to do when the situation arises.
  • Each class is a six week session. Cost is $90.
  • Monday nights, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday nights, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday mornings, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Parenting Classes offered in Spanish
These classes run the same as our regular Parent classes, 6 week sessions, Cost is $90. Spanish classes will be offered on:
  • Wednesday Evenings, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Saturday Mornings, 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Please call for more details (951) 687-9922

YWCA Co-Parenting Classes

The YWCA of Riverside County offers Co-Parenting Classes as well. The class is for parents, from two separate households, to learn to work together in parenting their children. Topics include understanding your child and their reaction to divorce, parenting styles, coping with Co-Parenting challenges as well as Co-parenting teamwork. These classes are offered year round.

Each class is a six week session. The cost is $180 (can be paid $30 weekly). This class meets Monday nights, 6:00PM-8:00PM. Please call for more details (951) 687-9922

Cross-Reference: CounselingMental Health