Parenting Resources

Mentoring, support, parenting classes, and more.

Anu Family Services, Inc.

4319 Jeffers Rd # 100, Eau Claire

Anu is a non-profit treatment foster care agency with a mission to create permanent connections to loving and stable families. Anu provides a full continuum of family-based services; including prevention services, out-of-home care, and permanence services, which all ensure safety, lead a path to permanency, and promote greater wellbeing.

Foster Services Parenting Resources

Blugold Beginnings

University of Eau Claire, Eau Claire

The purpose of the Blugold Beginnings Program is to educate and inspire students, especially underrepresented, low income or first generation students, to believe that a post-secondary education is important, attainable, and available at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and other institutions.

Mentoring & Education Parenting Resources

Child Care Partnership

418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

A resource and referral agency that works with parents by providing a list of child care providers that is customized to their family’s needs and the area they live. They work with child care providers to assess their program qualities, provide training on early childhood education, and work with other community agencies.

Children and Family Parenting Resources

Eau Claire Family Literacy

510 Farwell St., Eau Claire

A collaborative literacy program in Eau Claire. Programs involved: Western Dairyland Head Start, YMCA (Infant, Toddler Child Care) and Literacy Volunteers - Chippewa Valley. Education at the same site. Full day, full year program for 3-5 year olds offering family literacy and wrap-around child care for 2-5 year olds.

Mentoring & Education Parenting Resources

ECAHMAA: Building Bridges for Hmong Youths

423 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

The ECAHMAA provides mentoring and tutoring services to Hmong youth during the school year. Building Bridges offers opportunities for students to participate in after-school activities that will increase their academic learning and teach healthy alternatives to alcohol use and underage drinking as well as healthy nutrition.

Mentoring & Education Parenting Resources

Family Resource Center Inc.

Inside Oakwood Mall, Eau Claire

Offers playgroups, home visits, Parent Cafes, a lending library, parenting education classes, and other programming to address a variety of needs that parents encounter. Parents and other care givers are invited to reach out for information, resources, referrals, or other support. They can provide hospital outreach to families of newborns. The majority of services are offered for free, with no referrals required.

Children and Family Parenting Resources

Family Support Center

Family Support Center empowers all individuals, families, and communities to live free from domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, human trafficking, and interpersonal violence through education, prevention, and intervention. All services provided are free and confidential. Volunteers are needed for the 24-hour crisis support line, childcare during events, answering phones, and various office tasks.

Volunteer Opportunities & Charities Children and Family Parenting Resources

Family Works Programs, Inc.

See contact info for location details, Eau Claire

As a child-placing agency, Family Works Programs, Inc. provides treatment foster care to at-risk children throughout the state of Wisconsin. We license, train, and support foster parents to care for children in the foster family’s home. The job of foster parenting is made easier by our social work staff who visit the foster home frequently, develop treatment plans, and facilitate the child’s treatment team.

Foster Services Parenting Resources

Habitat for Humanity

145 N. Clairemont Avenue., Eau Claire

Through our housing program, CVH4H partners with families in the Chippewa Valley to help them build a place they can call home. Habitat Homeowners help build their homes alongside volunteers, and pay an affordable mortgage that works for them. Volunteers can help build homes, take photography, make meals, and do customer service time at the Re-Store recycled home improvement store.

Volunteer Opportunities & Charities Support & Assistance Parenting Resources

Head Start

Head Start is a free preschool program for income-eligible families with children ages 3-5. Head Start offers a creative learning environment with age-appropriate activities, healthy meals and snacks, health and nutrition education, and opportunities for parents to be involved. Head Start is a EC4T Partner (4 year-old kindergarten).

Mentoring & Education Parenting Resources

L.E. Phillips Libertas Center: Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health & Wellness

2661 Co Hwy I, Chippewa Falls

As young people grow and develop their own identities, they may experience challenges like poor self-esteem, depression, aggression, family conflict, deviant behavior, poor impulse control, or a combination of these and other issues. These child therapists help youth and their families face these obstacles and instill faith, hope, and confidence that they can achieve their full potential.

Behavioral Health & At-Risk Parenting Resources

Lutheran Social Services

120 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Lutheran Social Services (LSS) offers a variety of services throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. With the help of over 1,100 employees, LSS provides services across a person’s lifespan, addressing a variety of conditions. Services are available for children and families, adults, older adults and persons with disabilities. Services are open to all, regardless of religious affiliation or background.

Support & Assistance Parenting Resources