Parent Education

KARA Family Resource Centre

Provides programs and workshops on child development and parenting.

Service offers:

  • programs and workshops on child development and parenting


  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) - a parent completed questionnaire that screens 5 key categories: communication, problem solving, fine motor, gross motor, and social; as follow-up, staff provide tips and activities to try at home or refer participants to helpful programs
  • Kids Have Stress Too - children are facing an increasing amount of stress and anxiety which can have a negative effect on their physical and emotional health; this program is a research-based preventative program designed to help parents build the knowledge and skills required to help their children become more resilient and learn strategies to effectively manage their stress; childcare offered
  • Triple P Parenting Program - a Positive Parenting Program based on evidence and research that is designed to help parents develop a toolbox of strategies and gain an understanding of why their children behave the way they do; 8 sessions will be offered over the course of 4 weeks; attend in-person or online
  • Lunch and Learn - gives caregivers an opportunity to connect with others while learning positive parenting strategies to deal with common parenting concerns such as: raising resilient children, dealing with challenging behaviours, developing successful routines, and more; gain confidence, parenting skills, and new friendships; program uses the Triple P Curriculum; a light lunch will be provided; childcare will be provided
  • Nobody's Perfect - helps parents and caregivers connect with others who are wanting to talk about real-life parenting experiences and learn methods for positive parenting; participants decide what topics they want to learn about and are provided a safe and judgment-free space to share; provides strategies, support, and helps to build on all the positive things parents are already doing
  • Health for Two - support for pregnant women about a variety of health topics related to pregnancy and infant care; includes resources such as prenatal vitamins, milk coupons, and bus tickets
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • parents and caregivers
Eligibility varies by program:
  • Triple P Parenting Program - parents and caregivers of children 3 to 12 years
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • contact for details
Some programs are offered in-person and online.
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Web Site
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: No

Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: No -
Other disabled access: No -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
April 23, 2024
6717 132 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5C 2A4
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Hours of Operation

Program hours vary.