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Parenting Support
St. Joseph County Parenting Resources

Families First Center

  • Individual and group parenting education

  • Various classes focusing on all age groups from infant to teenager

)  Phone: 574.287.4375

:  Email: admin@familiesfirstcenter.org

l  Address: 605 Portage Ave. South Bend, IN 46616

¸  Hours: M-F: 9a-8p | Sa: 9a-4p

First Steps Indiana

  • Resources to meet developmental needs of children

  • Speech and physical therapy

)  Phone: 574.293.2813

:  Email: bfairchild-leazenby@1st-kids.org

l  Address: 700 E. Beardsley Ave., Suite 14A, Elkhart, IN 46514

Gear up for Safety

  • Families are provided with safety items (pack 'n play, car seats, outlet covers, baby locks, baby gates, carbon monoxide and smoke detectors, and more)

  • Staff members help with the installation of these items and provide education and training on safety topics

)  Phone: 260.426.3347

:  Email: lmartin@lssin.org

l  Address: 501 N. Main St., South Bend, IN 46601

Indiana Parenting Institute

  • Services to families with children birth-18 seeking to improve or strengthen family bond and to realize their full potential

)  Phone: 574.404.6170

:  Email: P2success@sbcsc.k12.in.us

l  Address: 424 S. Michigan St. #1934, South Bend, IN 46634

Safe Families for Children

  • Temporarily hosts children and provides network of support to families in crisis

  • Placing families voluntarily place children with host families (not foster care)

)  Phone: 773.653.2200

:  Email: info@safefamilies.net

l  Address: 4300 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60641

Women's Care Center - Mishawaka

  • Pregnancy options

  • Pregnancy testing 

  • Ultrasound 

  • Healthcare 

  • Counseling 

  • Peer-to-peer support

  • Parenting classes

  • Abortion pill reversal information

  • Other Support 

)  Phone: 574.252.3680

:  Email: counselor@womenscarecenter.org

l  Address: 607 Lincolnway West, Mishawaka, IN 46544

¸  Hours: M-F: 9a-5p

Women's Care Center - Notre Dame Ave.

  • Pregnancy options

  • Pregnancy testing 

  • Ultrasound 

  • Healthcare 

  • Counseling 

  • Peer-to-peer support

  • Parenting classes

  • Abortion pill reversal information

  • Other Support 

)  Phone: 574.234.0363

:  Email: counselor@womenscarecenter.org

l  Address: 360 N. Notre Dame Ave. South Bend, IN 46617

¸  Hours: M, W, F: 9a-5p | T, Th: 9a-8p | Sat: 9a-1p

Women's Care Center - South Bend

  • Pregnancy options

  • Pregnancy testing 

  • Ultrasound 

  • Healthcare 

  • Counseling 

  • Peer-to-peer support

  • Parenting classes

  • Abortion pill reversal information

  • Other Support 

)  Phone: 574.234.0403

:  Email: counselor@womenscarecenter.org

l  Address: 3530 Lincoln Way West, South Bend, IN 46628

¸  Hours: M-F: 9a-5p | Sat: 9a-1p

Page Index

All resources are listed here in alphabetical order. 

  1. Families First Center

  2. First Steps Indiana

  3. Gear up for Safety

  4. Indiana Parenting Institute

  5. Safe Families for Children

  6. Women's Care Center - Mishawaka

  7. Women's Care Center - Notre Dame Ave.

  8. Women's Care Center - South Bend

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