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
  • September 24 – October 29, 2019
  • 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Stafford County Head Start
  • Deadline to register 9/23/2019
  • Supply fee for book: $15 cash
Basic Parenting Class
Parents of Children 5-12 Years of Age
  • Tuesday evenings
  • September 10 – October 15, 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Stafford County Administration Center
  • Deadline to register: 9/9/2019
  • Supply fee for books: $20 cash
Families in Action
Parents of Teens (Teens are asked to attend with parents)
  • Tuesday evenings 
  • October 22 – November 26, 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Stafford County Court Services Unit, Chichester Suite
  • Deadline to register: 10/21/2019
  • 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.