Parenting is full of joys and challenges. We offer classes and programs that provide parents with the tools they need to promote healthy child development and strong family bonds. See our current offerings below.

The Incredible Years

A Program for Parents of Toddlers (ages 1-3)

WHEN: Mondays 6 pm – 7:45 pm, starting January 15 through March 11

WHERE: Online via Zoom, except for the first meeting on January 15th where we will have a special welcome session at the Children’s Museum of Skagit County

AUDIENCE: Parents and caregivers of children ages 1-3

COST: Free

CONTACT: Erin Williams
Erin.Williams@UnitedGeneral.org
or 360-854-7164

The Incredible Years® Programs are designed to enhance parenting skills and confidence while encouraging parental engagement. These evidence-based programs aim to improve children’s academic, social, and emotional abilities while decreasing behavioral issues. The programs are categorized based on age and customized to suit the child’s developmental stage.

The Incredible Years Toddler Parenting Program is an 8 week series for parents of children 1-3 years old. In this series, parents learn how to:

  • Help their toddlers feel loved and secure
  • Encourage their toddler’s language, social, and emotional development
  • Establish clear and predictable routines
  • Handle separations and reunions
  • Use positive discipline to manage misbehavior

For more information on Incredible Years®, visit IncredibleYears.com

Bringing Baby Home

A Parenting and Relationship Program

This is a four-session workshop designed for both expecting and new parents.

Designed for both expecting and new parents, the Bringing Baby Home Program will give you skills and information to recognize and cope successfully with the normal stressors of becoming a family.

This program teaches couples how to:
• Increase friendship in their relationship
• Deal effectively with conflict
• Involve both partners in infant care and parenting
• Improve the quality of parent-child interaction
• Recognize the emotional needs of their child and each other

Learn more about Bringing Baby Home by visiting their website

Please complete this interest form for upcoming programs

Additional Parenting Classes & Programs

United General District 304, a local hospital district and partner of HelpMeGrow Skagit, hosts a variety of family programs and classes for the community, including adult and infant CPR classes.

Family Programs

Family Programs

United General District 304 offers a variety of family programs throughout the year, most of them FREE for Skagit County residents!

Click the button below to see the upcoming classes available!

Breastfeeding Class

Breastfeeding Class

United General WIC conducts an online breastfeeding class for new and expecting parents once a month. Classes are held once a month in English and in Spanish.

All expecting parents in Skagit County are welcome. You don’t need to be a WIC client in order to participate!

Adult & Infant CPR/First Aid

Adult & Infant CPR/First Aid

American Red Cross Adult & Infant CPR, AED, and First Aid classes are taught regularly at United General District 304. These classes are not free, but discounts are available for income-eligible families.