For Parents

Parent Cafes are fun, free, supportive, educational, parent-led get-togethers where parents can talk openly with one another about the struggles of parenting and ways to strengthen their families.
Parent Cafes provide an opportunity for parents and caregivers to interact about building and maintaining strong, healthy families.

Parent Cafe Schedule

Please note: Some Parent Cafes are taking a break in January. Review the schedule below for more details. Please contact us at (260) 422-6441 with any questions.

Fort Wayne (On break until February 3)
Every Monday, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Study Elementary School
2414 Brooklyn Ave, Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne (Beginning January 27)
Every other Monday, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Haley Elementary School
2201 Maplecrest Rd, Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne (On break until February 14)
Every Friday, 10 am – 12 pm
Youth Services Bureau
1117 S Clinton St, Fort Wayne

Every other Wednesday, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
YMCA of DeKalb County
533 North St, Auburn
Childcare is available.

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Who can attend Parent Cafes?

Parent Café is beneficial for all parents/caregivers.

How will Parent Café help me and my family?

The heart of the Cafe experience is facilitated discussions that help parents to:

  • Grow stronger and more flexible
  • Build friendships
  • Learn about resources and obtain support
  • Add to parenting knowledge

Is childcare available?

Childcare is available during Parent Cafe.

Does Parent Café really work?

According to parents who have attended Parent Cafes – yes!

  • 99% report the Parent Café was helpful
  • 98% would recommend the program to a friend and family member
  • 97% plan to attend a future Parent Café

For Providers

Are you a provider interested in referring a family to Parent Café? Please contact us to learn more about the program at (260) 422-6441 or Feel free to direct clients to this webpage or ask them to contact us to learn more.

Application Form

Parent Café / Family Support Application