Frequently Asked Questions

Do these classes cost money?

No, these classes are offered free of charge thanks to support from Sacred Heart Community Service and the Department of Family and Child Services. Participants of the Safe, Secure, and Loved classes for parents of children age 0-3 will also receive materials that go along with the classes and reinforce the concepts being taught.

Receive free classes and a full year of support.

Our mindfulness-based trauma-informed education programs are designed to promote parental sensitivity, empathy, and family resilience.

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SAFE, SECURE, and LOVED PROGRAM

Next series will start the week of October 4, 2021

FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AGES 0-3

About

Parents attend six free online classes (2 hours each). The focus is on strengthening parental sensitivity and empathy and gaining a better understanding of what babies and toddlers need for healthy social-emotional and cognitive development.   Learn More

Language

There are both Spanish and English led classes.

Duration

7 weeks

Schedule

Orientation Session: Week of Oct 4, 2021

Classes Held: From Oct 11- Nov 15, 2021

Classes are held over Zoom due to COVID-19

Price

FREE

THE MOTHERS' WELL PROGRAM

Starting Sept 28 and 30, 2021

FOR MOTHERS OF TEENS/YOUNG ADULT CHILDREN

About

Parents attend six free online classes (2 hours each). The focus is on strengthening parental sensitivity and empathy, as well as gaining a better understanding of adolescents' needs and how to build a closer relationship with our children during this challenging period.  

Language

There are both Spanish and English led classes.

Duration

6 weeks

Schedule

Tuesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. (English)

Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. (Spanish)

Classes are held over Zoom due to COVID-19

Price

FREE

MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS

Mothers:

Once a month on Tuesdays

Fathers:

Once a month on Thursdays

SEPARATE FOR MOTHERS AND FATHERS

About

These monthly gatherings are geared to provide support for the parents as well as reinforce the habits learned during the Safe, Secure and Loved Program.

Language

There are both Spanish and English led groups.

Duration

Ongoing

Schedule

Mothers:

First Tuesday of every month from 7-8 p.m. (Spanish)

Second Tuesday of every month from 7-8 p.m. (English)

Fathers:

Last Thursday of every month from 7:15-9:15 p.m. (Spanish)

Price

FREE

LISTENING PARTNER PROJECT

Ongoing

FOR WOMEN WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE MOTHERS’ WELL PROGRAM

About

Women who have completed the Mothers' Well Program volunteer to become a Listening Partner for a mother who has attended the Safe, Secure and Loved Program. The purpose of this relationship is to be a compassionate, supportive and non-judgmental presence in the mother's life. This partnership is designed to last for one year. 

Language

There are both Spanish and English speaking Listening Partners.

Duration

Ongoing

Schedule

Ongoing

Price

FREE

 
 
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