Nurturing Parenting Program

The Nurturing Parenting Program is a family-based parenting program promoting healthy and nurturing family relationships. The research-based curriculum is a tool to assist parents in learning appropriate skills to raise their children and provide a safe and loving home environment. 

Program Details


Linn County Nurturing Parenting Program Staff will come to the family home or a mutually agreed upon safe location at a convenient time. Sessions are tailored to each individual family and take an average of three to six months to complete. Participation is voluntary and free until the family is confident in their parenting abilities.

Program Requirements


To participate in this free service, families must:
  • Have a child in the home age 5 and under 
  • Live, work or attend school in Linn County
  • Have their children living at home (not in foster care)
Families can also qualify by:
  • Being pregnant
  • Being a teen parent

Contact Information


For more information or to see if you qualify, please contact the Family Transformation Services office by calling 319-892-5783