Parents Together

Parents report better relationships with their youth as a result of attending the program.

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Professionally facilitated education and group support program for parents who are experiencing challenges while parenting a teen. Parents come to group with a wide range of concerns. Most commonly, parents worry about their teen’s mental health, lack of motivation, substance use,  abusive or aggressive actions and their defiant/rebellious attitude. Many parents reaching out for support often feel guilty, blamed by others, isolated, and are not sure what to do. Parents Together can help address these feelings parents often begin to feel less alone and more confident in their parenting. This is all provided in a confidential, non-judgemental group setting.

Why Attend?


Many parents report better relationships with their youth as a result of attending the program. Parents may also experience:

  • Increased confidence as a parent
  • Anger management skills and a better ability to defuse conflict
  • Better relationships with spouse and past partners
  • Knowledge of issues affecting their child’s lives
  • Increased ability to advocate on behalf of themselves and their families
  • Compassion for other families
  • Decreased isolation and greater friendship
  • Access to community resources
  • New coping and communication skills
  • Increased ability to address self-care


Introduction Booklet for Parents Together Program

Parenting Programs 2017-2018 Calendar


Program Brochures:

Nanaimo/Lantzville “Parents Together” Program Brochure

Comox Valley “Parents Together” Program Brochure


Helpful community and online resources for families:

Nanaimo/Lantzville Resource Guide

Comox Valley Resource Guide 


Program Poster:

Comox Valley Parents Together Poster

Comox Valley Current Programs Poster

Nanaimo Parents Together Poster



Parents Together is an ongoing group that meets weekly.  For registration and program information please contact:

Nanaimo – Cheryl Redford-  -We are currently experiencing problems with the phone line for Parents Together. Please contact Main Administration at 250-754-3215

Comox Valley –  Dayna Brentnall- – 250-338-7141.

Once program participation is confirmed by the Program Facilitator, the membership form can be printed, completed and brought to the first session. BGCCVI Membership ($24.00 annually) is required for participation in this program. Please note that the fee can be waived based on need.

Current Program Schedule (Comox Valley)

Parents Together (On-going)
A weekly education and group support program that helps parents of teens (ages 13-18) explore ways to improve communication skills, resolve conflicts, and build positive relationships.
Wednesdays, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Starting September 12th


Parents Together is generously funded by the Ministry of Children & Family Development.  Program Resource Materials Fee- $20.00.  Please note that this fee can be waived based on need.


Comox Valley Parent Services

Office hours are by appointment
Please call 250-338-7141

Parents Together Nanaimo