Parent Resources


    This page is just for parents. It’s filled with trusted parenting resource information and activities to help your child learn and develop. Visit for:
    • Parenting Topics A – Z – easy to navigate listing of topic areas
    • Ask the Expert – parenting tips on child health, development and learning from leading experts
    • Parent to Parent – parents can share concerns and ask questions
    • Find A Program – search for early childhood programs

    The birth of a child is a very special and joyful event. It can also be a stressful time for you and your family. Sometimes it is nice to have someone to talk with for support after your first child or even after your fifth child. The home visitor is an experienced parent educator and resource worker. During the visits you will receive information to meet your individual needs. Please call Kim at 952.496.5866 or to schedule a visit.

    St. Francis Regional Hospital conference room
    This class is sponsored by Allina and Shakopee ISD #720 Early Childhood Family Education. Classes are designed for parents and their birth to 3-month-old infants. Call 866.904.9962 or for information or to register for a class.
     Resource Phone Number
     CAP Agency  952.496.2125
     PELC Parent Advisory Council   952.496.5866
     PELC Parent Volunteer Committee  952.496.5866
     Community Education   952.496.5029
     Crisis Nursery  952.496.2125
     Childcare Resource and Referral  952.496.2125
     Early Childhood Family Education     952.496.5875
     Early Childhood Special Education   952.496.5860
     Head Start  952.496.2125
     PACE Literacy Program  952.496.5035
     Preschool Screening  952.496.5861
     Stepping Stones Preschool  952.496.5862
     United Way  651.291.0211