Family Engagement

The Collaboration empowers families to be their child’s first and most important teacher. We do this through monthly workshops, a collection of resources, and parent leadership opportunities. These pages are all about how the Collaboration works with parents and caregivers.

Parent Leadership Development

Oak Park and River Forest parents have everything they need to be leaders in our community, they just might not know it yet.

Parenting Resource Program

Bringing together community partners to connect families with early childhood information, resources, and parenting workshops.

Parenting Skills Training

Helping parents promote their child’s healthy development through a variety of parent skill building opportunities.

Fatherhood Support

Creating spaces for fathers to discuss issues around parenting, relationships, and self-development.

Parent Wellness Support

Information about home visiting services as well as a collection of organizations offering parents the support that they need.

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Be your child's first and most important teacher.