Children & Families
Florence Crittenton is a relationship-based organization in Helena, Montana that provides family-centered support.
Through a comprehensive continuum of services, our programs offer an array of support and services to help families thrive. We believe that children should accompany their parents to treatment and that a family centered treatment approach is most effective in building a lasting foundation for young families.
News & Events
Thursday, January 1, 1970
Florence Crittenton is delighted to offer a wide range of parenting classes to all parents and caregivers in our community. These classes are an excellent opportunity to learn some great skills and understand your child’s developmental stage and their needs.
Love & Logic for All Ages
Love & Logic is a relationship-based, natural consequences approach to parenting. This is a video-based curriculum facilitated by our parenting educator which will provide discussion, tools and tips to try with your own family.
Next Sessions: January 16-February 20, Thursdays, 5-7 pm
April 6 – May 11, Mondays, 5.30 – 7.30pm
June 18 – July 23, Thursdays, 5 – 7pm
Circle of Security®
Circle of Security® Parenting is an attachment-based nurturing approach to understanding children’s needs.. The program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened.
Next Sessions: January 27-March 23, Mondays, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
April 9 – May 28, Thursdays, 5 -6.30pm
June 15 – August 3, Mondays, 5 – 6.30pm
Loving Your Baby from the Inside Out
A nurturing prenatal baby-focused course, designed to empower and prepare young pregnant mothers for bonding throughout pregnancy, for labor, delivery, and the postpartum period.
This class is ongoing, join at anytime during your pregnancy
Class time: Ongoing on Mondays from 3 – 4pm
Services for Families with Substance Use:
Nurturing Parenting Classes
Florence Crittenton is delighted to be offering Nurturing Parenting Classes for adults who are in treatment and/or recovery for substance use problems, and who are in parenting relationships with children. It is also useful for partners of parents with substance use problems and extended family members who are parenting the children of adults with substance use disorders.
This unique curriculum is taught by 2 Master Nurturing Parenting trainers, 1 who is also a Licensed Addictions Counselor.
Next Session: Thursdays January 9 – April 30 – 3:15-4:45 PM & Mid June – October
Community Substance Use Group Therapy Sessions
Substance Use Groups are ongoing and are held on Mondays from 1:00 to 2:30 pm and Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Groups are an open format and are influenced by cognitive behavioral interventions with the hopes of identifying goals and ambitions for clients and how to reach those goals and how continued substance use could impact them reaching those goals.
Groups are open to parents and caregivers of all ages and both mothers and fathers are welcome.
How to register:
Please email our Admissions Coordinator Isabelle Hunt to register for one of our groups and classes.
All classes are billable to insurance, Medicaid or private payment. Scholarships available for those unable to pay.
Community Outreach Center at 901 N Harris, Helena, MT 59601.
Childcare is available if required.
Thursday, January 1, 1970
Join us at the East Helena Public Library to make a fun holiday craft and have story time on November 21st at 6pm. The library is located at 16 East Main St, East Helena.
Helena Parent Connections are free community events for parents of children aged 0-5. For more information please email [email protected] or call 406 442 6950 x219
Thursday, January 1, 1970
Join us for fun carousel rides and story time at the Great Northern Carousel on Thursday November 14th at 11am. Helena Parent Connections are free community events for parents of children aged 0-5. For more information please email [email protected] or call 406 442 6950 x219
Meet the Families
Emily's StoryBefore coming to Florence Crittenton, I was living in Big Timber, Montana. I was struggling with staying in school, using drugs and spending time with people a lot older than me that were not a good influence. I was living with my Grandma because my mom didn’t want anything to do with me. When I was 13 I discovered I was pregnant and at that point Child Protective Services got... Read More
About Florence Crittenton
Florence Crittenton’s History
It all started with a little girl called Florence. Florence (affectionately known as Flossie) was born to Charles and Josephine Crittenton in 1877. Tragically, at age five, she…
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901 N Harris St
Helena, MT 59601-3000
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