This page offers information about education centers, support resources, special resources for fathers in the Pittsburgh area, and a CCAC parenting course.
Parent Education Centers
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - The Community Education Program
Provides parenting and health related classes for adults and children throughout the Pittsburgh area.
Scholarships to cover the cost of classes are available to those who meet the qualifications.
Please note that these classes do not meet the qualifications for those ordered by the court to attend parenting classes.
Parent Support Resources
Family Resources of Pennsylvania Parenting Warmline
Provides a free, confidential hotline for parents and caregivers with non-medical parenting concerns and questions. The Parenting Warmline is also able to provide you with referrals.
The Parenting Warmline answers calls from 9 AM to 9 PM, Monday - Friday, and 1 PM to 5 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. You may also leave a confidential voicemail message and a trained counselor will return your call as soon as possible.
To contact the Parenting Warmline use one of the phone numbers below.
- Main Number: (412) 641-4546
- Inside Allegheny County: 1-877-WARMLYN (927-6596)
- Outside Allegheny County: 1-800-641-4546
You may also refer to the Parenting Warmline website for more information on the services provided.
Goodwill Single and Custodial Father's Network
Provides education, support groups, advocacy, mentoring, and referrals for single fathers in Allegheny, Armstrong, and Westmoreland Counties.
For more information, you may contact the program by phone at (412) 390-2368 or (412) 670-8475.
Hill House Association Parenting (Non-Custodial Employment - Fathers Program)
Provides employment assistance and training services to young fathers from 17 to 25 years of age living in Allegheny County.
- Career development and counseling
- Customer service training
- Drug and alcohol assessment
- Employment assistance
- Intense case management
- Job readiness skills
- Parenting/life skills
- Post-secondary education/training
For more information, you may contact the program by phone at (412) 392-4483 or (412) 697-4681, or refer to the program's website.
CCAC Parenting Course
The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) offers a course entitled "Parenting" which provides information on multiple parenting issues as well as information on how to find and obtain resources.
For more information on this course, please refer to the CCAC website.