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Nurturing Parent Program

The Nurturing Parent program includes 2-hour sessions where family support workers/staff meet with the family weekly for 8 weeks. These classes are effective for families facing a variety of parenting challenges, and focuses on positive changes in parenting and child rearing attitudes. The curriculum places greater emphasis on helping parents develop concrete parenting skills, as well as think about the importance of parent and child relationships.

Eligibility Requirements

Families with children of 0-12 years of age are eligible Classes are effective for families facing a variety of parenting challenges. To participate, families cannot have an open DCS investigation. If you would like to self enroll or make a referral to the Nurturing Parenting program, call 615-383-0994.

How to get started

  1. Use one of these methods to contact this service:
    • Phone
    • Email
  2. Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.

Ages Served

Under 12 Months

Ages 1-13


4721 Trousdale Drive, Suite 121
Nashville, TN 37220
Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm


1018 Dallas Road
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm