photo-1444681179373-730055ddc7b6Kids don’t come with instructions, which is why RCPC offers parenting education classes, groups, workshops, and both local and national resources for the entire community.

Check out the links to the below for upcoming classes, groups, and other educational events. RCPC’s staff are also available to provide various workshops and trainings for your business or organization. For additional information or to register for a class, workshop or group, please contact Nicole Tozer (907) 456-2866.

Check out more that RCPC has to offer:

The Family Services Department provides family contact services, parenting education, and coordination of necessary supports to families who have an open case with OCS due to significant safety risks and have their children place in out-of-home care.

For more information about our services, please see the program brochure or contact department staff at 907-456-9030.

The RCPC Facebook page is a forum where parents, guardians, and care providers can look for information and upcoming activities offered by RCPC’s programs on parent education, nutrition and raising healthy and happy children.

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If you can’t find the information you’re looking for on our website, please call RCPC and we’re happy to help you find the community resource that best fits your needs! You can reach RCPC staff Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. by calling 456-9002 or 456-9030.

You can also visit a local online resource at www.FairbanksFamilies.com or a statewide online resource at www.bestbeginningsalaska.org, where you’ll find information on parenting, your child’s health, early learning and care, resources for couples with kids, and recreational opportunities. The Fairbanks Families community calendar provides information on fun family events offered locally!

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There are many variables to consider besides age before leaving your child home alone or allowing him/her to become a baby sitter. By answering the following questions, you can determine rather quickly if your child is truly ready:

    • How responsible is your child?
    • How mature is your child?
    • How would your child act in an emergency?
    • How does your child answer the phone or door bell?
    • Does your child adhere to the boundaries and limits you set in your home?

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For parents and caregivers who are looking for ways of expanding their parenting knowledge and for those who want to share their insights on parenting, our community-based education options are a great fit.

RCPC offers parenting classes and a variety of groups in an effort to help you connect with other caregivers. Classes assist you in learning healthy skills for becoming and maintaining a strong family. Our parent educators also offer one-on-one sessions for those who want an alternative to a group environment. Please see the button below for our current class schedule.

Summer/Fall Classes 2021

Please contact Nicole Tozer, Family Education Services Manager, at 456-2866 for more information.

Please contact Nicole Tozer at (907) 456-2866 for more information.