What We Offer

We Provide Services to Strengthen Families across Montana





Our Mission

The Parenting Place is a community-based, non-profit organization whose mission is the prevention of child abuse and neglect through strengthening families since 1981.



Our Goals

To help families develop healthy parent-child relationships, to improve the futures of our children and ensure healthy families in our community.

Nurturing Parenting Program

Our 12-week evidence-based Nurturing Parenting Program allows caregivers of children to connect and support each other in a non-judgmental and welcoming environment.

Parenting a Second Time Around (PASTA)

PASTA a 8 or 10 week parenting program designed for relative or kinship caregivers who are not the biological parents of the children in their care.

Trauma 101

In a half-day presentation  participants will learn how to avoid re-traumatization regardless of their role in the family, at the workplace, and in their communities.  

Incarceration Support

Caregiver education opportunities provided in the Missoula Pre-Release Center and the Missoula County Detention Facility to learn more about parenting strategies and life skill sets.

ACEs Training

Learning about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study is a great training for anyone who is interested  about the effects of childhood trauma.

Parent Aide - Home Visiting Program

Parent Aide is a voluntary home visiting program that is here to help provide intensive support, information, and effective parenting tips.  Our in-home visits are flexible and can be 1-2 hours, 1-2 times a week, or what works for you.  We are here to help you focus on parental resilience & knowledge, social connections, and the safety of children.

Resolve to change lives all year long.

Our Impact so far this year:

Parents and Caregivers Served this year
Families Served
Children Served
Professionals that recieved our ACEs/Trauma Informed CareTraining
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Thankful for our Community Partners:

The parenting place would like to send a big THANK YOU to all the community members, organizations, and businesses that support The Parenting Place.

Donation Warehouse is the Premier fundraiser for The Parenting Place

We pick up and sell used furniture, used appliances and more at our store to raise money to help fund the prevention of child abuse by supporting The Parenting Place.

All items are donated to The Parenting Place and Donation Warehouse helps to collect, repair, clean and sell these items as a fundraiser for The Parenting Place.

We receive and have for sale donations of used furniture, appliances, junk vehicles, yard equipment and more from individuals and supporting businesses. We collect, repair, refurbish and sell these items at a fraction of the “new” price.

Donations are tax deductible and free pickup is available in Missoula. By donating or shopping at Donation Warehouse, you are helping us support The Parenting Place and their services.