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Local Family and Parenting Help

Families as Partners: Advocacy group of parents who work with staff and administration at UNM hospitals to promote quality and family-centered care services. Contact the Child Life Program, UNM Children’s Hospital, 272-2671. 

Families of Incarcerated Loved Ones: 144 Harvard SE. 268-9557 or 818-3861. 

Family/Stepfamily: (Parenting),  7:30 p.m. second Tuesdays. Kandace,  345-9109. 

Family Support Program: New Mexico parent and Child Resources Inc. 268-4973.

Nuestros Cambios Parent/Child Communication Support:  Abstinence and healthy lifestyle support group, provides support and education to ages 12-18 in the South Valley.  Contact Jasmin Hendrickson at Planned Parenthood of New Mexico, 265-5976.

Parenting Class: Developing Capable Young People classes offered by Families for Children, division of New Mexico Boys and Girls Ranch, to help parents teach children responsibility and accountability for their behavior. Affordable classes, small groups. 881-4200.

Parenting Group: Topics include developmental stages, boundary and limit setting, intergenerational patterns, styles of parenting, rewards and consequences, safety concerns and working within the family structure. Age to Age Counseling PC, 2530 Virginia NE, Suite 400. 291-6314.

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: (PFLAG Albuquerque) Support, education, advocacy. 7 p.m. third Tuesdays. 873-7373; (PFLAG Rio Rancho) 7 p.m. third Tuesdays. 892-5680.  

Parents of Children Who Abuse Drugs: Monday evenings in Rio Rancho. Carmen, 891-5117.    

Parents of Children Who Are Incarcerated: Tuesday evenings in Rio Rancho. Carmen, 891-5117. 

Parents of Murdered Children: For those who survive the violent death of a loved one, held in a nonjudgmental atmosphere with other survivors. One-on-one meetings only. Call Ellie Lee, 281-1147. 

Parents of Sexually Abused Children: All Faiths Family Services, 271-0329. 

Parents Reaching Out (PRO): For families with children (birth to age 21) with unique needs, offering support, encouragement, information and resources, workshops. Albuquerque, 247-0192 or 800-524-5176; e-mail info@parentsreachingout.org; 

Parents Without Partners: New Mexico’s local chapter, (S.P.A.R.K.S.) Single Parents of Albuquerque Raising Kids, single parents providing support, friendship, education, family and adult activities.  797-5437; pwpnm.com.

PB&J Family Services Inc.: Helps with family stabilization, reunification and general improvement in daily living. 877-7060 or Bernalillo site, 867-235