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FOR FAMILIES

FAMILY SUPPORTS AND SERVICES

FLOC

The FLOC (Families Leading Our Community) is a parent group that works to make sure that the changes being worked on in our community are for parents, by parents. The FLOC meet regularly at different locations and promote social contentedness and peer support for the families of Butte-Silver Bow. 

SAFECARE HOME VISITING

SafeCare is a free, evidence-based program that provides information and resources to families with children age 0-5 in the areas of health, safety, parent/child interaction, communication, and problem solving. Families spend one-on-one time with a SafeCare professional each week for approximately four to six months. SafeCare is available in most of Southwest Montana.
 

CIRCLE OF PARENTS 

Circle of Parents is support group for families with children with special health care needs. The group meets the first Thursday of each month in the evening.

GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is a support group for Grandparents that are the primary caretakers of young family members. 

POSITIVE PARENTING CLASS

We receive funding from United Way to offer free parenting classes to anyone in our community. Each session runs for six weeks. Participation certificates and completion certificates are awarded to those who complete the classes. Contact us to register for the next class session. 
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CIRCLE OF SECURITY PARENTING CLASS

At times all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you. The Circle of Security® Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened.

Duration of Class: 8-week course 
Who should attend: Caregivers of children 4 months-5 years old
How to register: Contact Sonja at (406) 723-4019 or sfoster@butte4-cs.org

CONNECTING FAMILIES

We provide professional supervised visitation services for families dealing with child custody issues or court ordered visitation. Parents complete an intake appointment with a Connecting Families Coordinator to provide information about their family. Each parent has their own intake appointment. Supervised visits are set up to accommodate the parents, children, and the Connecting Families Coordinator. Intake appointments are approximately one hour with a $25 fee per parent. Supervised visits are generally one hour per week with a $35 fee per hour. Contact us for more information.

BRIGHT BY TEXT

Bright by Text is a free texting service that allows parents with children prenatal to 8 to get text messages about free and low cost local events and resources as well as information about development and support based on their child’s age. Click HERE to learn more.