Parenting Resources

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Family Programs Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday | 6:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Closed on Weekends and All Federal Holidays

(804) 279-4337

Below is a list of recommended resources put together by the DSCR Family Programs:

  • Family Support Program at Greater Richmond SCAN - Support and Education Groups for parents. Childcare is offered for all evening groups. Call  (804) 257-7226 or  (804) 257-9866  for information or go to
  • ‚ÄčCommonwealth Parenting Center - Parenting Classes on a variety of topics.  Parent consultations also available.  Call  (804) 545-1272  or go to
  • Quality Child Care: For information on selecting and monitoring Quality Child Care, contact the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office at  (804) 751-4401.
  • School Social Workers - social workers are assigned to schools; they can be accessed through the child’s school; (attendance officers can assist with problems such as truancy, tardiness) 
  • School Guidance Counselors - guidance counselors are available to talk with parents about parenting concerns; contact your child's school guidance office.

For Chesterfield County Residents: 

  • Parent Consultations through Chesterfield Prevention Services - one to three free sessions with a parenting and child/ adolescent development specialist to assist you with concerns about your child –  (804) 768-7204 
  • Chesterfield County Parent/Teacher Resource Center - provides assistance to all parents and particularly parents of children with disabilities –  (804) 743-3703.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Family Programs at (804) 279-4337