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Welcome to Indiana Parenting Institute!

  • Are you a Parent/Caregiver? Click on the For Parents tab above to learn about the services available to you, as listed in the menu provided.
  • Are you a Family Services Provider? Click on the For Agencies tab above to learn about the services available to you, as listed in the menu provided.
  • Are you interested in Supporting Family Literacy and Hoosier families through parenting education? Click on the For Supporters tab above to find out how you may "Help a Parent. Save a Child.", whether financially or by volunteering, as listed in the menu provided.

Learn more about IPI here and its Responsible Parenting Campaign here...


  • The IPI Cultural Competence Dialogues are BACK! ...and streaming LIVE right now on IPIs Facebook page! Click on the link now to join in...

    IPI is pleased to bring you:

    Ellis Dumas III
    Regional Manager, Lake County Region 1
    Indiana Department of Child Services

    Join Mr. Dumas as he is facilitating an informative dialogue on Abuse vs. Discipline - on what abuse can look like, and how poverty should not be mistaken for neglect. To ensure you're correctly identifying and reporting instances of child abuse or neglect, click on our facebook link above and watch NOW!

    The Dialogues fill up FAST, so please RSVP by contacting Tara at at (219) 886-1111. They provide 2 CEU credits each, and are held from 10am to noon at varying locations. For more deets, ask Tara...

    ...or click on the pic above for a bigger (downloadable) version of the flyer. In fact, share it with your friends...

  •    ParentChat is BACK!!!
       "...keeping parents up-to-date on...PARENTING"

    IPI's vehicle for community outreach, ParentChats keep caregivers informed about the latest trends and advancements in childhood development and effective parenting strategies. Studies on family have revealed much that parents NEED-to-KNOW. Click Here to learn more...
    So join us for lunch on Thursday, October 11th from noon - 1:15pm at our offices at 504 Broadway, Suite 444 in Gary, as we discuss the 5 STAGES OF PARENTING. Contact Tara at (219) 886-1111 to reserve your spot TODAY.

    Click on the pic to the left for further deets...

  • CLASS is NOW in SESSION...
       Click on the links below to find out more:

    • Zero Tolerance: improving school attendance through parenting education
      (August 1 - September 21, 2016) - eve
      (September 2 - October 17, 2016) - day

    • B2E Parenting Course: IPI's foundational parenting skills curriculum
      (September 14 - October 26, 2016)

    • To register, click here.

  • IPI is HIRING! Click here for all the deets...

  • Click on the Stories of Hope tab above to the right to experience some GREAT testimonials...

  • IPI presents you with some 2016 2Do's. Have you:

    1. Checked out the IPI Blog: 21st Century Parenting - Real & in Living Color?

    2. Liked IPI on FACEBOOK?

    3. Followed IPI on TWITTER?

    4. Followed IPI on LinkedIn?

    5. "Got your listen on" with the shenanigans and parenting tips & advice provided over at Urban Parenting Talk Radio (UPTR), IPIs radio program that was on WGVE 88.7FM?
      (Oh...and please let us know what you think.)

    6. Visited our Media page? Be sure to check out the Radio Interview section and our YouTube page. There could be a message there JUST 4U...

    7. Considered sharing your gifts, passions, and/or expertise with IPI? For further information on how you can Help a Parent. Save a Child., check out the following links below:
    Well, what ya waiting for?! Do 'em today.

  • Did you miss PAMI2016?!

    Don't despair... You can RELIVE THE MOMENT!

    CLICK HERE to start on your journey of FUN!

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  • Single Parent
  • Teen Parent
  • Adopting
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