Ready for Kindergarten

READY! for Kindergarten provides workshops and take-home materials and tools, to inspire and empower parents and caregivers to help babies and young children develop strong brain connections that determine how they will think, learn and grow.


Parents and caregivers attend a series of workshops each year, based on their child’s age. They learn new skills and helpful tips to nurture development in ways that foster academic skills and personal behaviors to boost children's motivation, perseverance and engagement in learning.

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Safe Sleep 101

Sign up for a 1-hour class “Safe Sleep 101” and learn the ABC’s of Safe Sleep! This one-hour class is part of our Safe Start University Series of classes focused on infant and child health and safety.


Classes are offered monthly in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Caldwell, Idaho as well as in Spokane, Washington. You can’t travel? Join us from the comfort of your home via Zoom!

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Kootenai Health


Mommy and Me classes : Education and support for new mothers held twice monthly. 

Car seat checks held weekly. 

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Stewards of Children


Stewards of Children is a prevention training that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children.  It is the only nationally distributed, evidence-informed program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors.

Facilitated through ICARE - St. Vincent de Paul

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ICARE Parenting Classes


ICARE, a program of St. Vincent de Paul have a wide variety of parenting classes including Circle of Security, Nurturing Skills for Families, and Nurturing Fathers Parenting classes. Each vary in length of course and cost. Some are free. 

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