Parenting

Parenting is Challenging

Parenting a crying baby can be nerve wracking.Parenting is challenging – we are here to help. Young Parents Network hopes to be the owners manual you don’t leave the hospital with.

Experienced group facilitators and guest speakers will share important information on topics relating to parenting.  Groups cover a variety of information including, but not limited to, child development, life skills, decision making, and parenting strategies.

Moms are divided into into three groups: infant, toddler and preschool, depending on the age of their child.  Dads have their own group – read more about our program for dads.

Who can take part?

Pregnant and parenting families under the age of 27 with children under 5 years of age.

What should families expect from the YPN Parenting program?

  • Weekly group meetings
  • Transportation to and from group, if needed
  • On-site childcare
  • Meal at each group
  • All services at no cost to you

Ready to join us?

For more information on YPN Parenting programs, please contact Kristi Sjullie
Email Kristi, call 319.364.8909, or fill out this form and she will contact you.

For more information on Hispanic services, please contact Monica Vallejo
Email Monica, call 319.364.8909, or fill out this form and she will contact you.

For more information about the YPN Dads group, please contact Steve Nylin
Email Steve, call 319.364.8909, or fill out this form and he will contact you.