News and Events

Press coverage, announcements and program updates. If you would like more information or would like to collaborate with us, please contact us.

Community Parenting Classes

Florence Crittenton has some excellent parenting classes starting in the next few weeks that are available to all parents in our community:   Love and logic - a 6 week curriculum with excellent practical tips on parenting children of all ages. Begins 4/11 Classes are...

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...

Fall 2018 Newsletter

Fall 2018 Newsletter

In a world where we are overcome with concerns about the safety and wellbeing of our children, we at Florence Crittenton believe that path to change starts by ensuring our most vulnerable citizens – our children – have the best possible start. We believe this requires compassion, hard work and change.

New Outpatient Clinic – Now Open!

Florence Crittenton is expanding services focused on providing specialized outpatient treatment for young families. With a staggering number of families affected by substance use, they are aiming to provide supports that allow parents and pregnant women to receive...

We’re Hiring!

Highly Competitive Pay, Excellent Health Insurance & Benefits, Professional Development, Supportive Work Environment, Rewarding Work in a Positive Upbeat Atmosphere. Part and Full time positions available Click Here for Openings

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Spring 2018 Newsletter

In a world where we are overcome with concerns about the safety and wellbeing of our children, we at Florence Crittenton believe that path to change starts by ensuring our most vulnerable citizens – our children – have the best possible start. We believe this requires compassion, hard work and change.

Tonight, we are safe

We sit around the table, Game of Life sprawled out in competitive disarray. The babies are blissfully unaware in peaceful dreamland in their cribs, and all is dark and quiet outside. As the game progresses, playful jabs are spoken to heighten the thrill of chasing...

First time mom – written by Cheyenne Bartelt

I first started working for Florence Crittenton when my oldest son was eight months old. We had chosen to move home to Montana after I begged my husband to move for my dream part time job. The mission of Florence Crittenton has always been near and dear to my heart...

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Events

Support Our Girls

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Save the date for a fabulous night out at our 9th Annual Support Our Girls on Thursday September 17th at the Lewis and Clark Fairgrounds. This fun event includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a hilarious auction of fabulously decorated bras. All proceeds benefit the young families participating in Florence Crittenton’s programs.

Upcoming Parenting Classes & Groups

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:

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:

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:   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.

Payment:

All classes are billable to insurance, Medicaid or private payment.  Scholarships available for those unable to pay.

Location:

Community Outreach Center at 901 N Harris, Helena, MT 59601.

Childcare:

Childcare is available if required.

 

 

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