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About Us

The Parenting Place has promoted Positive Parenting and 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. Our goals are to help families develop healthy parent-child relationships, to improve the futures of our children and ensure healthy families.

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 What We Offer

We are at the forefront of best practices and continually strive to provide premium services to at-risk families and the community at large. Our services include:

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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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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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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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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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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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The Family Tree Center in Billings and  The Parenting Place in Missoula collaboratively form Child Abuse Prevention Centers of Montana. The team provides statewide advocacy and support to prevent child abuse before it happens.

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