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Welcome to Indiana Parenting Institute!

  • If you are a Parent/Caregiver, please click on the For Parents tab above to find out about the services available to you, as listed in the menu provided.
  • If you are a Family Services Provider, please click on the For Agencies tab above to find out about the services available to you, as listed in the menu provided.
  • If you are interested in Supporting Family Literacy and Hoosier families through parenting education, whether financially or by volunteering, please click on the For Supporters tab above to find out how you may support this initiative, as listed in the menu provided.

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


  • IPI is seeking PARENT EDUCATORS, preferrably licensed but will consider training those with a social services or family services background. This is a contracted (and as-needed) position. Those interested in applying, please contact Tara at (219) 886-1111 or send your cover letter and resume via email, ATTN: Parent Educator Position.

  • IPI is looking to partner (MOU) with a Certified Licensed Social Worker or MSW. Those interested in such a partnership, we ask you to please contact Tara at (219) 886-1111.

  • "Help a Parent. Save a Child." Day

    our next one is on October 16, 2015

    Every 3rd Friday of the month, from 5pm to 8pm, come "celebrate family" with IPI and Potbelly's at their store in Southlake Mall. And 25% of your dinner purchase will go to "Help a Parent. Save a Child." in Northwest Indiana. Doesn't it just make your heart go all warm & fuzzy?

    Each "Help a Parent. Save a Child." Day will bring with it something entertaining, informative, stress-reducing, and FUN! So, you won't want to miss it! Oh...and did we say Special Guests?

    It's all about FAMILY every 3rd Friday of the month at Potbelly's. Bring yours out for some hearty laughter and goodtimes to be had by all.

  • IPI presents you with this 3rd quarter checklist. Have you:

    1. Liked IPI on FACEBOOK?

    2. "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.)

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

    4. 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.

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

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

    • Zero Tolerance: improving school attendance through parenting education
      (August 3, 2015 - September 28, 2015)

    • B2E Parenting Course: IPI's foundational parenting skills curriculum
      (August 5, 2015 - September 23, 2015)

    • Parents Recovering Rebuilding: for parents recovering from substance abuse
      (August 6, 2015 - October 15, 2015)

    • To register, click here.

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If you are a

  • New Parent
  • Grandparent
  • Foster Parent
  • Single Parent
  • Teen Parent
  • Adopting
  • Co-parenting

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