Parenting

Parent Stress Line: Free and confidential. Available 24/7
(800) 632-8188

Dad’s Helpline: Run by National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, Experienced counselors to talk with fathers.
1-877-432-3411

National Parent Helpline: Available M-F 12 PM-9 PM
(855) 427-2736
https://www.nationalparenthelpline.org/find-support#:~:text=1%2D800%2D222%2D1222.&text=To%20ensure%20anyone%20in%20emotional,7%20access%20to%20trained%20counselors

Human Development and Relationship Education: Information, education and resources for successful parenting (children 0-24). Topics include co-parenting after divorce, parenting, children and youth, raising teens, nutrition, managing home life, active lifestyles, home money management.
https://marquette.extension.wisc.edu/
Contact: Hannah Zellmer (608) 297-3139 or hannah.zellmer@wisc.edu

Parent to parent of Wisconsin: Provides the one-to-one connection for parents new to having a child with special needs, experiencing a time of stress or simply seeking support, resources and information. Learn how to how to get connected with another parent or how to become a support parent,
(715) 361-2890
888-266-0028
rmathea@shsmh.org

Play groups: Marquette County
Westfield Library: 117 E 3rd st. Westfield, Thursday morning. for parents and younger children not yet in school.  Call for details 608-296-2544
Montello area: Meets at United Methodist Church or City Park (depending on weather) Tuesday’s 3:30pm email tiffanylodholz@gmail.com to learn more

Marquette County Parent Information Exchange (PIE): Exchange tips and ideas. Ask a question. Find support. Get resources and information about family activities. Learn or teach a skill. Meet other parents. Enjoy. Catch an opportunity. Share something you know. Grow.
https://www.facebook.com/marquettecountypie
608-297-3139

Parent Café Series of 3 sessions

  • Parent Cafes are a fulfilling way to talk, listen and support each other with the stressors, worries and challenges of parenting that many have struggled with alone.
  • They are unique in that every parent’s voice is heard.
  • Support parents in building friendships and a strong network of families who help each other stay strong.
  • Small group conversations are based on the Five Protective Factors and facilitated by a parent host.

Contact: Hannah Zellmer (608) 297-3139 or hannah.zellmer@wisc.edu