Parent groups offer an opportunity to meet other parents who share similar experiences, provide or receive informal and mutual support, discuss parenting challenges, and learn parenting strategies. The following programs facilitate parent groups online and/or in person for Durham parents.
All parents, guardians, and grandparents of Durham County.
Incredible Years Parenting Program is for parents with students in grades K-6. Circle of Parents is for parents of middle and high school students.
Classes are in-person or online.
The Incredible Years Parenting Program class is offered in the Fall and the Spring every school year as an in-person class. The in-person location is updated every semester.
Circle of Parents is an ongoing group, offered both virtually and in-person, that parents can join at any time.
The classes are free AND incentivized.
The Latinx Community
Some of our programs are free and others have suggested donations (scholarships available).
Specifically for BIPOC (Black, indigenous and people of color) parents or caregivers; however, our affinity groups are open to any parent or caregiver of a Black child
Durham, NC and surrounding areas
PAAC Membership Fee for the school community (depends on level of commitment). Circles of Hope groups are free to parents/caregivers.
Families of children and young adults with disabilities
Family Support Network affiliates are located across the state
Any Durham dad and his family
Foster and adoptive parents, in addition to community members who would like to support the foster care community
Durham, Orange and Wake Counties in North Carolina
Parents or pregnant people aged 13-to-22 and their children
Anywhere within 60 miles of Durham County
Pregnant and human milk feeding families
Pregnant people and new parents
Services are available across North Carolina (including Durham)
TAPS offers parenting groups for three different stages of parenthood:
- For parents expecting a new baby
- For parents of babies under 6 months
- For parents with babies under 18-months-old
Regional groups are hosted across the Triangle area and virtually
Varies by length of program and ability to pay.
- Prenatal: Free. Suggested Donation of $35
- Newborn PEPS: Choose your own fee $15-$195.
- MaS & PEPS Play: Free for qualifying families