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MommyBites This website offers webcasts from parenting experts who cover topics on child safety, child development, tips and tricks as a mom raising a family, and much more. To find classes or information, visit: https://mommybites.com/free-online-parenting-classes/
Peace at Home: Parenting Solutions Offers free webinars for parenting skills to use at home. For further information or to register, visit:http://www.peaceathomeparenting.com/register-free-online-parenting-class/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI_8Pi6J3J3wIVi7jACh1KrALTEAMYAiAAEgKV7fD_BwE#registerfree
Next Door Milwaukee 2545 N. 29th Street Milwaukee, WI 53210 Next Door Milwaukee offers a Charter School for children 3K, 4K, and 5K. They also provide a program called Educare, which offers high-quality childcare and education for children ages six weeks to 4K. Next Door offers Early Head Start and home visitation programs, which provide weekly home visits, prenatal education, health services, parenting/training classes, nutrition information, and infant massage training. More information can be found on their website: https://www.nextdoormke.org/programs/educare/ They also have a Fatherhood Enrichment program, which helps fathers strengthen their relationships with their children and the mother. They provide direct assistance with employment, child support issues, drivers license recovery, substance abuse, housing, and entrepreneurship. For more information, please visit their website: https://www.nextdoormke.org/programs/fatherhood/ African American Breastfeeding Network The African American Breastfeeding Network hosts several community gatherings. Anyone from the community is welcome to register and attend a class that educates individuals on breastfeeding. They also provide a chat room exclusively for breastfeeding mothers who have questions or need advice. There are also Father Support sessions for men helping breastfeeding mothers. For more information and to register for a course, please visit their website: http://aabnetwork.org/register-1
The Parenting Network 7516 W Burleigh St, Milwaukee, WI 53210 The Parenting Network provides educational classes for parents. They offer parenting courses, home support, courses for fathers, support groups, and co-parenting classes. For more information and to register for a course, please visit their website: https://www.theparentingnetwork.org/fatherhood
New Concept Self Development Center 1531 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53205 The New Concept Self Development Center is an organization aimed at promoting self-sufficiency and preserving families. NCSD has a father's Resource and Employment Center, social services, driver's education, and assistance with GED/adult courses. For more information, please visit their website: http://www.ncsdc-inc.org/adult-programs.html
Hope Network The Hope Network offers a quarterly newspaper that lists resources and events, free Second Saturday gatherings offered in the fall and spring, and the South Side Trading Post clothing bank free to the community. The Hope Network also offers additional resources to members of the Hope Network. For more information, please visit their website: http://www.hopenetworkinc.org/free_services.php Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative The Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative strives to aid in family restoration by providing fathers with resources such as case management, employment training, child support assistance, and more. For more information, please visit their website: https://milwaukeefatherhood.org/resources
Catholic Charities Catholic Charities offers help with adoption both for adoptive and birth parents. For more information, please visit their website: https://www.ccmke.org/Catholic-Charities/Get-Help/Adoption-Services.htm
New Beginnings - A Home for Mothers 1-800-720-MOMS (6667)