Positive Parenting

Office

COVID-19 Hotline
Call 311, option 8
Email: COVID-19@sanantonio.gov
Mon. - Fri., 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat. & Sun., 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Services
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Administrative Office (No services offered at this location)
111 Soledad, Suite 1000
San Antonio, TX 78205

Phone
210.207.8780

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Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

Parents are the first to teach us about healthy relationships, set boundaries, and learn how to recognize our emotions. The Triple P Parenting Program supports all parents in learning skills to make parenting easier so families can spend more time enjoying each other and less time managing behavior challenges. All parents need a little help sometimes. Triple P is here to help families enjoy each other using evidence-based tools, trained facilitators, and many different workshops to meet the unique needs of your family.

Register for free Triple P classes in our community HERE: www.triplep-parenting.com/sa/

Links we love

CDC Violence Prevention Division

https://vetoviolence.cdc.gov/apps/connecting-the-dots

ACE Interface

https://www.aceinterface.com/

Futures Without Violence

https://www.futureswithoutviolence.org/

Movement Towards Violence as A Health Issue

http://violenceepidemic.com/

Cure Violence

https://cvg.org/

Data & Resources

Parenting resources

Ready Kid SA
Ready Kid SA is a coalition of organizations across Bexar County that builds on successful child and family programs in San Antonio. The purpose is twofold:

  • Create a comprehensive early childhood system that promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of children 0-8
  • Provide parents and caregivers with the tools and resources to better support their families

COVID-19 Resources: Coping with Changes

Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute offers many resources for parents during this difficult time, including guides on how to talk to children about coronavirus, how to handle stress and anxiety, and dealing with grief and loss.

KidsHealth by the Nemours Foundation
KidsHealth has videos and articles for parents and children of all ages to help families cope with the changes COVID-19 may have brought to your lives.

Managing Stress and Anxiety

National Parent Helpline
Parenting can be overwhelming, especially during times of crisis. If you are struggling or need some support, you can call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support.
Call 1.855.427.2736 between 12 p.m. and 9 p.m. Monday through Friday to speak to a trained advocate.

24/7 Mental Health Support Line
Texas Health and Human Services launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Call toll-free at 1.833.986.1919 anytime to speak to a counselor.

Guided Meditation with Martinez Street Women’s Center
If you are interested in learning more about guided meditation, Martinez Street Women's Center is offering guided meditation and mindfulness practice three times per day (at 6:45 a.m., 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.) Monday through Friday on their digital radio station.

Family-Friendly Videos, Games, and Activities

PBS for Parents
PBS offers educational resources for parents, including games and activities, which address a variety of topics for children up to age 8.

TED-Ed Youtube Channel
TED-Ed provides short educational videos on a wide variety of topics to satisfy the most curious imaginations.

Go Noodle Youtube Channel
GoNoodle videos encourage children to get moving using dancing, stretching, running, jumping, deep breathing, and wiggling exercises.