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Strengthening Families Since 1981

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OUR MISSION

The Parenting Place is a community-based, non-profit organization whose mission is the prevention of child abuse and neglect through strengthening families since 1981.

OUR GOALS

To help families develop healthy parent-child relationships, to improve the futures of our children and ensure healthy families in our community.

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 What We Offer

We provide services to strengthen families across Montana 

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Nurturing Parenting Program

Our 12-week Nurturing Parenting Program allows caregivers of children and teens to connect and support each other in a non-judgmental and welcoming environment. 

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Our 12-week Nurturing Parenting Program allows caregivers of children to connect and support each other in a non-judgmental and welcoming environment.

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In a half-day presentation  participants will learn how to avoid re-traumatization regardless of their role in the family, at the workplace, and in their communities.  

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PASTA a 8 or 10 week evidence-based parenting program designed for relative or kinship caregivers who are not the biological parents of the children in their care.

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Parent Aide is a voluntary home visiting program that is here to help provide intensive support, information, and effective parenting tips.  Our in-home visits are flexible and can be 1-2 hours, 1-2 times a week, or what works for you.  We are here to help you focus on parental resilience & knowledge, social connections, and the safety of children. 

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Caregiver education opportunities provided in the Missoula Pre-Release Center and the Missoula County Detention Facility to learn more about parenting strategies and life skill sets.

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Learning about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study is a great training for anyone who is interested  about the effects of childhood trauma. 

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Forming Foundations –

A Connections Community 

Forming Foundations is a weekly gathering for female caregivers with young children three and under. Our group provides free educational and evidence-based information on activities focusing on areas of sleep, feeding, and developmental milestones in a safe, non-judgmental space. Join us to create local connections and lets grow together. 

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To report suspected child abuse and neglect please call:

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Meaningful

WAYS TO GIVE

Gary Muralt Memorial Match

Donating In Honor or In Memory

Consider Remembering Us in Your Will

$10,000 MATCH

Muralt Family Foundation

All new gifts are matched up to $10,000 and they are committed to matching until the year 2029

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CONTACT US

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