VCE Parenting Classes: Strengthening Families through Education

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Provided by Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE)

The Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP), the When Families Get Angry (WFGA) and the Juvenile Justice Parenting Program (JJPP) parenting classes offer a practical and realistic approach to the challenges of parenting. Parents are surrounded by other parents who share similar concerns.  Parents are encouraged and supported as the program progresses. Classes are provided in English and in Spanish. The latest parenting class schedules, flyers, and registration forms are available here.

STEP Classes

  • STEP Young Child (birth-5) Manassas: Wednesdays, Sept. 25 – Nov. 6
  • STEP Young Child (birth-5) Woodbridge: Tuesdays, Oct. 1 – Nov. 19 (no class Nov. 5)
  • STEP Spanish Manassas: Thursdays, Sept. 19 – Nov. 7 (no class Oct. 31)
  • STEP Spanish Woodbridge: Wednesdays, Oct. 9 – Nov. 20
  • STEP School Age (6-12) Woodbridge: Mondays, Sept. 9 – Oct.21
  • STEP School Age (6-12) Manassas: Wednesdays, Sept. 18 – Nov. 6

WFGA Classes

  • WFGA Woodbridge: Wednesdays, Oct. 2 – Oct. 16
  • WFGA Manassas: Tuesdays, Oct. 29 – Nov. 11
  • WFGA Spanish Woodbridge:  Thursdays, Oct. 31 – Nov. 14

JJPP Classes

  • JJPP Woodbridge: Wednesdays, Oct. 23 – Dec. 18
  • JJPP Manassas: Tuesdays, Dec. 3, 2019 – Feb. 4, 2020
  • JJPP Spanish Manassas: Thursdays, Dec. 5, 2019 – Feb. 6, 2020


If you are referring a person with a disability and desire any assistive devise or other accommodations for that person to participate in this activity, please contact VCE seven days prior to the event to discuss accommodations. Please call 703-792-6288 (TDD number is 800-828-1120) during business hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


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