Parenting Education

PARENTING-FEATURE

Catholic Charities Atlanta’s Parent Talk Program serves to educate, strengthen and support pregnant and parenting families to raise their children in a safe and healthy environment so that they may achieve their full potential.

We serve a diverse mix of clients (adults and teens), that are high-risk expectant parents, new parents and other caregivers/guardians raising infants. Services focus on family support, child development, and early interventions.

All services are provided in the client’s home. Family preservation services are provided to families to prevent removal of children from their home or prevent re-entry into foster care.

“This program has changed my life for the better. I was motivated to take care of myself and give my daughter a better life. We have overcome struggles that couldn’t have without the support and advice from this program. I have learned a lot about being a parent, as well as the importance of taking care of oneself. I am on a great path now.”       -Megan from College Park, Ga

RESOURCES AVAILABLE

Parenting Support Services

Parent Talk is an intensive parenting education program. Our professionally trained staff makes monthly home visits to teach parenting skills and to offer support, counseling, and information and referrals. In addition to the in-home parenting education services, CCA staff also refer clients as needed for:

  • Counseling Services
  • Information and Referral
  • Case Management/Service Coordination
  • Child/Family Assessments (IFSP)
  • Child Development Screenings
  • PSFF Supportive Services
  • Transportation (MARTA only)

Eligibility

To participate in the program:

  • The parent is pregnant or have a child 24 months of age or younger in the home.
  • Potential clients are referred by DFCS Family Preservation, Juvenile or Family Court.
  • Clients live in Fulton, Dekalb, Cobb, or Douglas counties.

Baby Supply Closet

We provide immediate help to new moms by giving them much needed baby supplies including diapers, baby wipes, clothes, and grocery gift cards for baby food.

You can help support this vital resource for struggling moms join with your friends to host a “baby shower” to collect much needed baby items for our Baby Supply Closet. Your financial support goes a long way to help local moms in need.

For more information:

Please contact our client intake line at (404) 920-7748

or email PPAhelp@catholiccharitiesatlanta.org

To reach the Baby Closet:

Please contact our Baby Closet line at (404) 920-7751.

OUR IMPACT

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108 Families were helped through in-home parenting education
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100% of parents improved their parenting skills
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187 Families received free baby supplies
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Number of Families Helped
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