Growing Great Families
Growing Great Families provides empowering community-based and evidence-based parenting classes and support in Teton County, Wyo. It was founded by Rachel Wigglesworth who holds a Master’s degree in Family Education with a teaching certificate in parent education.
Jackson Hole Community Counseling Center; 640 East Broadway.
While the organization does not offer parenting classes per se, it does provide therapeutic services to children, such as play therapy services for younger children along with home-based therapy, community-based therapy, school interventions, and family therapy.
Climb Wyoming; 255 East Simpson
Offers free job training programs for single moms and provides personal support every step of the way—including parenting info, nutrition, budgeting— "in order to help you succeed in all areas of your life," according to its website, climbready.org. Email firstname.lastname@example.org; 733-4088
Teton Behavior Therapy; 480 S. Cache St.
Provides such services as parental education and support as well as addressing school concerns, learning challenges, anxiety, grief and loss and sexual abuse and assault, among other topics; 734-6040; tetonbehaviortherapy.com
Postpartum Advocacy Coalition of the Tetons (PACT) provides support, education and outreach regarding perinatal mental health to expecting and new parents, caregivers and medical and mental health care professionals in the Teton area. By normalizing the conversation surrounding perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, those affected by these common mental illnesses will understand that they are not alone — there is support and resources for them within our Teton community.
Care and Share Group for new and breastfeeding mothers meets intermittently at St. John's Medical Center; 739-7572
Turning Point pregnancy and resource center; 250 East Broadway; classes about pregnancy, child development from birth to age 12, including free parenting classes just for dads (on the well child, the sick child, the injured child, the safe child) from 6-7:30 p.m. at Jackson Whole Grocer's Community Room; parenting skills.
Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 733-5162; turningpointjh.org
Jackson Playgroup on Facebook posts events, information, suggestions and is a forum for local parents.