Community Programs & Resources : Families First Network

Parenting Groups

Families First, offers 2 evidence-based/best practice, relationship-focused parenting groups, one focused on parents with infants (Baby and Me) and one focused more broadly on parents with young children (The Incredible Years). Daytime and evening groups are offered on a weekly basis in English and Spanish to Miami-Dade County residents at various locations throughout the county.

Families First is funded by The Children’s Trust. The Children’s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives children and families in Miami-Dade County.

Baby & Me Parenting Group

The Baby & Me Parenting Group is a ten-week group for parents and their babies, ages birth to 6 months at enrollment. Parents attend with their babies to discuss topics such as attachment, development, nutrition, sleep, and behavior. Families receive free items such as blankets, rattles, and other toys related to the topics discussed and create a scrapbook for their babies.

The Incredible Years Parenting Group

The Incredible Years parenting group is a twelve-week group for parents and caregivers of children ages 1 to 3 years. Discuss and learn ways to build a positive relationship with your child, promote your child’s social-emotional development, use positive discipline to set limits effectively, and manage separations and reunions. Parents receive topic related items.

For additional information, and to register to attend a group, please call Families First at: 305-243-8425 or email: familiesfirst@miami.edu Follow us on: Facebook