Strengthening Families Since 1981
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.
To help families develop healthy parent-child relationships, to improve the futures of our children and ensure healthy families in our community.
What We Offer
We provide services to strengthen families across Montana
Our 12-week Nurturing Parenting Program allows caregivers of children to connect and support each other in a non-judgmental and welcoming environment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learning about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study is a great training for anyone who is interested about the effects of childhood trauma.
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.
To report suspected child abuse and neglect please call: