Free Trainings

This page is for free parent trainings that are specifically relevant to parents with children in schools in Philadelphia. Trainings include "Workshops" and "Classes".


Comm. College course for laid-off workers. Community is offering a program free of charge to people that were recently laid off permanently or indefinitely from a full time position (non-seasonal) from 9/1/07 through 9/1/09 no fault of their own. Those interested must submit proof that they were laid-off…documentation must be on company stationery from former employer. The name of the program is called (Opportunity Now) for additional information, please contact: Michael Harr at 215-751-8193 or (4/28 ramosfredd)

Parenting Classes for troubled children. Saturdays 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. and Thursday 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Classes are free. Located on 1801 Vine Street. (Thursdays) Special help to anyone in Philadelphia who is raising children (particularly over the age of 5). The classes are facilitated by experienced staff from Juvenile Probation and DHS. Recommended for any parent/grandparent or guardian who wishes to improve their relationship with their child. For more info call Ms. Cynthia Hargrove-Patterson at 215-686-4111. To see a flyer about this event, click here 4-27-09 PARENT PROJECT FLYER - NEW CLASS.doc (ramosfredd 4/14)

Managing Your Money Better
Tuesdays starting May 19 at the School District of Philadelphia, 6pm
These will be a series of household finances and investment workshops. To RSVP call 215-700-7272. (Tellis 5/13)

Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Meehan Conference Room at 5:30 p.m. by the Center for Literacy.