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.

Meetings are now being held virtually. We are using Zoom video conferencing software to conduct these meetings. It is free to use. You can create a free account and download Zoom on their website.

Anyone is welcome to attend any of the meetings. If you have never attended a Parent Cafe before, please submit a pre-registration form found at the bottom of this page.

How to Join a Meeting: Meeting links will be posted on our Facebook group, Strong Parent Lounge, prior to the meeting. You need to be a member to view group posts.

Need additional support? Consider joining our Facebook group, Strong Parents Lounge, to stay connected with other parents.

Save time and pre-register by completing the application below.

Pre-Register Now

FAQs

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 info@mhanortheastindiana.org. Feel free to direct clients to this webpage or ask them to contact us to learn more.

Application Form

Want to request a speaker or zoom meeting to gain more information on Parent Café? Please fill out the form below to contact one of our staff.

Parent Café Pre-Registration