Parenthesis offers parenting education and support programs designed to strengthen family bonds and facilitate the healthy development of parents and young children. Whether you’re a first time mom, a single mom, a teen mom, or a parent looking for information and resources, Parenthesis can recommend the right program or workshop for you!



Pregnant and parenting teen moms ages 13-20 in Oak Park, River Forest or Forest Park can join this program covering topics including discipline, sleep and nutrition.

Mothering On Our Own

Mothering On Our Own creates a supportive community for single mothers in Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park, Illinois raising children on their own.

Family Wrap

The Family Wrap program offers parenting coaching and education as well as at-home and on-site counseling to families with a wide variety of needs.

Parenthesis Parent Resources

The Parenthesis Parent Resources offer a range of programming to suit the needs of parents and their young children at no cost to families. Programming includes, but is not limited to, child development, at-home activities and free workshops.

Free Workshops

Parenthesis offers occasional workshops at no cost for families. They cover a wide range of early childhood parenting topics.