Amarillo College Parenting Education
806-356-3688 or 806-354-6095
Six week course, 2 hours a week, award winning curriculum, certified parent education program. Courses in: Infant Toddler, Preschool age, Elementary Child, Teenagers and Grand-parenting.
Daddy Boot Camp at BSA
1600 Wallace (BSA)
Faith City Mission
401 SE 2nd
Thursday Night Parenting Classes - all interested parents and caregivers
Family Support Services
1001 S. Polk
Family Support Services website (link opens in a new window)
Hotline: 800-749-9026 Spanish Hotline: 700-799-7223
Transparenting - This is a program for parents who are going through transitions, including divorce. Classes are held at Family Support Services the first Thursday of every month 6pm-10pm.
Foster Parenting Association
2817 SE 34th
PRIDE - For relatives providing kinship care and who are considering adoption of the children. Meets 3rd Saturday of the month from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
806-352-6928 or 806-352-5080
Meets from noon to 1:00 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month in Snodgrass Hall at First Christian Church of Amarillo.
Healing Hearts Counseling Services
Julie Dalton Rose, MA LPC NCC
719 S. Austin
Amarillo, Texas 79106
Children, Teens, Family Issues
Experience with developmental delays and chronic illnesses
Individual/Group Parenting classes available
Experience with Military Family Issues
Experience with Foster/Adoption- Individual and Family Counseling
Kairos Outside Prison Ministry
PO Box 51012
Clements Prison, Amarillo TX 79159
This is an outreach program for families of prisoners. It conducts free weekend retreats designed to give emotional support to women. The program starts on Friday at 7:00 p.m. and continues until Sunday at 7:00 p.m. write to the above address or contact the prison chaplain.
Parenting Skills class topic is Stand Alone
Parenting Education Classes at Amarillo College
Buchanan Street Methodist Church
617 N Buchanan
Parenting and Anger Management Classes
Buchanan Street Methodist Church
PAT- Parents As Teachers
PAT website (link opens in a new window)
This is a free educational program serving families from pregnancy until the child enters preschool or kindergarten. Parents and children receive:
Information about children's growth and development and tips on parenting
Screening of children for development of personal skills, health, hearing and vision
Opportunities to meet and socialize with other parents of young children.
Families must live within the boundaries of a Title I school.
The office for the Tascosa Cluster is at San Jacinto Elementary, 3400 West 4th. The educator is Dana Minchew, 806-676-2557
The office for the Palo Duro Cluster is a Lee Elementary, 119 Northeast 15th. The educator is Deborah Stich, 806-672-5412
The office for the Caprock Cluster is at Sanborn, 700 South Roberts. The educator is Martha Reynoso, 806-672-5469
Title One Schools:
Star Parenting Classes
Thursday nights. Time is 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. TPC Children's Services Building, 1500 S. Taylor. Call 806-359-2005 to register. No childcare available.
Samaritan Pastoral Counseling Center - Children in the Middle
Call Twilla Woolsey @ 806-353-1668
Developmentally focused instruction for divorcing parents to prevent problems with their kids during divorce $35.
1500 S. Taylor
Make Parenting a Pleasure - For parents of children birth to 8 years old. Presented in 2 hour sessions on Monday nights for 10 weeks.
Common Sense Parenting - Boys town Press Curriculum.
Back in Control- Presented in one day from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Youth and Family Diversion Program
Potter and Randall County families
Potter Co: 806-468-5711
Randall Co: 4806-68-5700
These programs are for families that have tried everything and their child is still in trouble. The child does not have to be on probation. It is a Saturday class for parents and child. The classes are held at the Detention Center by officers and counselors. They give a tour of the facility, work one-on-one with child and parent and provide referral information. This is a confrontational program so the parent must be willing to support that. The program is free and held monthly. Call for dates.