Brooke is the assistant program manager for Florence Crittenton’s residential programs. She brings over 8 years of professional experience, but a lifetimes experience in mental health. Brooke found her passion for mental health when she was young. Her family fostered...
Heather was born and raised in Missoula, and ventured over the hill to Helena in 2006. She serves as Florence Crittenton’s Development Director, and brings more than 25 years nonprofit experience, 11 of those in development, to Florence Crittenton. She has gained a...
Brittany Nelson is the Early Childhood Teacher’s Aide for Florence Crittenton Preschool. While new to early childhood education as a profession, she has provided care for younger siblings, as well as her five nephews!!! An advocate for early childhood education, she...
Micaela Wilfong is an Early Childhood Lead Teacher at Florence Crittenton Preschool. Micaela graduated from Montana State University-Bozeman in 2014 with a BS in Early Childhood Education. Since graduating, Micaela has taught preschool in various programs in Tennessee...
Allison Pettit brings over 30 years of experience in early childhood education to Florence Crittenton’s Child Enrichment Center (CEC). As one of the Early Childhood Lead Teachers for the CEC, she ensures the infants and toddlers at the center receive the cognitive,...
Denice Wells is an Early Childhood Lead Teacher at the Florence Crittenton Child Enrichment Center (CEC). With over 23 years of experience in the early childhood profession, she is an expert in ensuring the CEC operates efficiently. From meeting the needs of children...
Join us for Florence Crittentton’s 10th Annual Support Our Girls, this year with a quirky little twist. Support Our Girls has moved to Girls Night In! Gather a group of friends at home, pick up your party box including delicious appetizers, wine and fun decorations, and tune in online for a hilarious auction of incredible decorated bra packages. Back by popular demand the wine pull and raffle where everyone’s a winner!
For more information and to reserve your party box go to www.supportourgirls.com. All proceeds benefit the young families participating in Florence Crittenton’s life changing programs.
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.
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.
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.
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.