There are many resources in our community for families seeking information, support, and services related to parenting and child safety. Here are a few:
Universal Parenting Place: Offers a variety of classes for parents and caregivers at several locations in Shelby County. In addition, the Parent Support “Warm” Line is available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The WARM line is 1.844.UPP.WARM (1.844.877.9276).
Kindred Place (formerly the Exchange Club Family Center): Provides services to help kids and families who are at risk or have experienced abuse, domestic violence. and other issues. Services include counseling and support groups, anger management, parenting classes, and court ordered supervised visitation. Call 901.276.2200.
Memphis Crisis Center/Call4Kids Hotline: Free and confidential 24-hour crisis line. Volunteers are trained to address concerns about at-risk children and youth, elder abuse, HIV, suicide prevention, and crisis services for depression and other mental health concerns. Call 901.274.7477.
Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center: Provides services to children and families after reported child abuse. Serves DeSoto and Tate Counties in Mississippi. Call 662.349.1555 for infomation.