Want Parenting Help?

Hang on, help is on the way. Stafford Social Services is seeking parents who wish to enhance their parenting skills. We can help you raise children who are more cooperative, responsible and better able to resist peer pressure.

  • want to understand behavior?
  • want to instill courage and self esteem?
  • want to obtain winning cooperation?

Stafford Social Services offers “Active Parenting Now” video-based workshops. 

First Five Years Parenting Class
Parents of Children 0-5 Years of Age
  • Tuesday mornings
  • March 24 – April 28, 2020
  • 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Stafford County North Star School
  • Deadline to register 3/23/2020
  • Supply fee for book: $15 cash
Basic Parenting Class
Parents of Children 5-12 Years of Age
  • Tuesday evenings
  • March 3 – April 14, 2020
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Stafford County Administration Center
  • Deadline to register: 3/2/2020
  • Supply fee for books: $20 cash
Active Parenting of Teens
  •  Tuesday evenings plus Thursday, 2/13/20
  •  January 14 - February 11, 2020
  •  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  •  Stafford County  Administration Center
  •  Deadline to register: 1/13/2020
  •  Supply fee for books: $25 cash 
Families in Action
Parents of Teens to include Teens
  • TBD
  • Spring 2020
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Stafford County  Administration Center
  • Deadline to register: TBD
  • Supply fee for books: $25 cash   

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Want to register?
Register online or call Kim Strader at (540) 658-4284 for class times.


Please note: If you register for a class and have a no-contact or protective order against another individual who may also need to take the class, you must alert Kim Strader and provide appropriate documentation.