This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.
Parenting groups are available throughout the city and offer classes for parents of children of all ages.
The booklet, Helping Hands: A Parenting Resource Directory, is available by contacting Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, (215)-683-4DHS.
Other sources of information on parenting and local programs available online or by phone: