Family Fun Events

All families are invited to quarterly Family Fun Events that are designed for families to play, have fun, enjoy a meal and learn together. Scheduled at FNC or at community venues, families celebrate the joy of community and the relationships  they are forming together.

Parenting Classes and Groups

FNC offers a variety of parenting education and engagement opportunities for parents who are looking for support. Our parenting opportunities are open to any client or community member who is interested.

Current Classes and Groups

GED Preparation ClassYour future is calling! Let FNC help you earn your GED!

  • Date & Time: Monday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm. Meets weekly.
  • Location: 511 NW 6th Street Office in Medford
  • Details: Facilitated by Ellen Marks | Snacks will be provided | Help with childcare available | This class is 100% FREE

Dad’s Spring Farm Group: Join us for a six-week group at Hanley Farm as we get ready for the upcoming growing season. Form and strengthen connections to our food, the farm, and one another as we work together to prepare the soil for planting, perform farm maintenance, care for our animals, and plant the first seeds of the season. Enjoy the company of other Dads in a beautiful farm setting.

  • Date & Time: Starting February 21st, 2018 ~ Thursday from 1:30-4:30 pm
  • Location: Meet at FNC Oakdale – Transportation provided to Hanley Farm
  • Details: Facilitated by Doug Lofdahl & Kristin Galabrun | Limited Respite childcare slots available | This class is 100% FREE

CPR ClassCPR FA Class for Adult, Child and Infant. Learn the basics of CPR and First Aide and get certified if you wish. Learn how you can save a life!

  • Date & Time: Friday April 6th, 2018 from 9:00 am-2:00 pm
  • Location: 212 N Oakdale Ave. in Medford
  • Details: Lunch will be provided | Open to FNC Clients only | This class is 100% FREE

Parent Baby Group:  Parent Baby Group offers you and your baby the chance to discover, explore, and grow together. Enjoy dance, play music, tell stories, learn about baby massage, practice baby yoga, learn to sign with your baby, explore baby zen, and create beautiful and fun arts and crafts projects!

  • Date & Time: Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 am. Class meets weekly.
  • Location: Meet at FNC Oakdale (212 N Oakdale Ave in Medford)
  • Details: Facilitated by Stefanie Martin | For babies 0-12 months old | This class is 100% FREE

The Essentials of ParentingJoin us for a class focusing on learning the basics of parenting! Topics will include Nurturing Parenting, Child Development, Positive Discipline, Bonding, Attachment & Empathy, Nutrition and Health, Self-Care & Stress Management, and more!

  • Date & Time: Thursdays from 1:45-3:45 pm. Class meets weekly
  • Location: Medford YMCA (522 W 6th St)
  • Details: Facilitated by Jaimee Cordero | Snacks provided | Respite childcare available (space is limited) | This class is 100% FREE

Budgeting Classes: Join us for free quarterly Budgeting Workshops with Wells Fargo Bank! Learn to build a budget and set goals, live within your means, and save money for your dreams.

  • Date & Time: Wednesday May 16th, 2018 from 5:30-7:00 pm
  • Location: FNC Oakdale (212 N. Oakdale Ave. Medford)
  • Details: Quarterly offerings | Dinner provided | childcare provided | This class is 100% FREE

Improving Your CreditJoin us for a class geared towards helping you understand and improve your credit! Facilitated by Wells Fargo Bank.

  • Date & Time: Wednesday April 11th, 2018 from 5:30-7:00 pm
  • Location: FNC Oakdale (212 N. Oakdale Ave. Medford)
  • Details:  Dinner provided | childcare provided | This class is 100% FREE

A Window Between World’s ~ Healing Art Workshops: The purpose of these monthly workshops is to provide parents and children with a window of time where they can feel safe and supported within a community, while discovering a renewed sense of themselves through creative expression.

  • Date & Time: Wednesday March 14th, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Meets monthly.
  • Location: FNC Oakdale (212 N. Oakdale Ave. Medford)
  • Details: Facilitated by Betsy Wright and Laurie Gilkey  | Dinner provided | Parent session and child session | This class is 100% FREE

Support Groups: A partnership between the Family Nurturing Center and Community Works for parents who need extra support.

  • For more information and to sign up call the Community Works HelpLine at (541) 779-4357

For the most updated schedule of our classes, please refer to our Parent Education Calendar below. To sign up for classes call our office at (541) 779-5242!