We educate and support the adults who care for young children in Southwest Ohio, the Miami Valley and Kentucky.

Parents

Upcoming Parent Education Events

4C offers several different types of parent education events: Parent Cafés in English and Spanish, Play & Learn groups, Workshops, Presentations.

The color-coded calendar below lists all upcoming events. Please use the following key to identify different event:

  • Green: English Parent Café
  • Purple: Bilingual Parent Café
  • Red: Play & Learn Group
  • Blue: Workshop or presentation

Click on an event to learn more! Registration information is included in the event description.

For more information about these events, call the 4C Parent Line at 800-256-1296 x1330 or email parents@4cforchildren.org.

Parenting Presentations

Parenting Presentations are free and usually occur at partner organizations with an audience of parents who reside in any of the 40 counties served by 4C. Topics include choosing quality child care and infant, toddler, preschooler and school-age development.

Parenting Workshops

Parenting Workshops are site-based workshops that are available for a fee to schools, churches and other organizations that work with parents within the 40 counties served by 4C. Workshops offer an in-depth opportunity to share experiences, gain insights and practice parenting strategies. Topics for workshops include literacy, positive discipline, school readiness and parental resiliency.

Parent Cafés

Parent Cafés are community events in which parents share, learn and find support in a space that appreciates all that parents have to offer and all that they need. Parent Cafés are driven by the knowledge that parents can, must and do tap into their wisdom and resources in order to strengthen their own families.

There is no cost to attend. Dinner is provided, and child care is also available for children ages 0-12.

Bilingual Parent Cafés

¿Porqué participar en ellos? Parent Cafés proveen a los padres la oportunidad de relajarse, hacer amigos, compartir los temores y las preocupaciones sobre sus niños. También provee la oportunidad de compartir historias sobre la crianza de sus niños. Este evento es gratis. No hay ningún gasto al participar en un Parent Café.

Para reservar un lugar por favor llame a Monica Arenas al 513-758-1204. Por favor, si usted necesita transportación llame a Monica con al menos un día de anticipación.

Play & Learn groups

4C for Children Play & Learn groups in nine Ohio and Kentucky communities welcome children—and the adults who care for them—to come and play! The target audience for these biweekly Play & Learn groups are young children (birth to age 5) not in formal child care programs along with their parents or family, friend or neighbor caregivers. Learn more about Play & Learn groups.