Parenting Resources

OSAP Newsletter: Parents, keep up on substance abuse trends and how you can help your kids.  You can sign up to receive the monthly OSAP Newsletter directly to your email by going to this link and scrolling to the bottom of the page.

Here is a recent newsletter post from OSAP about prom: 

Safe Prom Virtual Town Hall

Safe Prom

Join us for our first Virtual Parent Town Hall! Prom season has begun,and it can offer an opportunity to talk to your teens about your expectations for them for Prom Night, as well as what your family values are. We'll have a number of local leaders talking about how to talk to your kids about Prom and taking your questions. We'll also share our Safe prom efforts for this year and where you can find our messages for youth.

Join us on April 26th here on our facebook page to hear about current youth trends and how to talk to your kids about Prom. Be sure to post your questions on the OSAP page before the event so we can be sure they get answered.

Access from AT&T: Discounted wireline home Internet service to qualifying households.

Drugrehab.com: Drug Rehab is an organization to provides answers to the questions that students and parents have about addiction and substance abuse.

Grants for Single Mothers: singlemothersgrants.org provides information and links for grants available to single mothers for rent, utilities, financial aid, and more.

Internet Essentials: Is your student on free lunch? Then you may qualify to bring home the internet for only $9.95 per month. Visit the website for more information.

Just for Dads!: Pathways of Michigan is offering this free ongoing program where dads can get support and learn valuable parenting information.

Know How to Talk to Your Kids About Instagram: We know that as a parent it may be hard to understand what your kids are doing online. That’s why we’ve created this resource. We’re here to fill you in on what Instagram is all about, give you some easy conversation starters and show you some of the tools that are in place to keep your teen safe.

Pathways Newsletter: Pathways of West Michigan offers many great parenting workshops. Consider signing up for their monthly newsletter to receive information on their upcoming workshops.

Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse: A pamphlet of information on how you can prevent prescription drug abuse.

Rx Disposal: This flier provides information on where and why to dispose of medications.

True North Community Services: Are you having difficulties paying your utility bills? True North Community Services may be able to help.

Use Your Bridge Card at Local Farmer's Markets: A list of participating Farmer's Markets is available here.

The Find Teen Rehab Centers Near You technology uses your location to generate a local listing of all the teen rehab centers in and around your community. 
Alltreatment.com is a community-based public-benefit website connecting people to the addiction resources they need. 
Here is the link to our local teen rehab center locator: https://www.alltreatment.com/teen-addiction-treatment/ Click 'Allow' on the Location Services Pop-Up.