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  • Are you a Parent/Caregiver? Click on the For Parents tab above to learn about the services available to you, as listed in the menu provided.
  • Are you a Family Services Provider? Click on the For Agencies tab above to learn about the services available to you, as listed in the menu provided.
  • Are you interested in Supporting Family Literacy and Hoosier families through parenting education? Click on the For Supporters tab above to find out how you may "Help a Parent. Save a Child.", whether financially or by volunteering, as listed in the menu provided.

Learn more about IPI here and its Responsible Parenting Campaign here...


  • SAVE-THE-DATE: February 24, 2017 | 10am - 12:30pm

    The Family's Role & Needs in Recovery
    IBEW 697 Headquarters
    7200 Mississippi Street
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    SPACE IS LIMITED. RSVP: (219) 886-1111 or

    Join the dialogue with our distinguished panelists of professionals in the field, and those who've lived through it, as they discuss and answer questions on the supports and services families of addicts need to successfully make it through recovery as well:
    • David Reynolds, Porter County Sheriff
    • David Lee, Founder of Heartland Recovery Center in Lowell, IN
    • Lloyd Rock, who's lived through it, and
    • Deborah (Deb) Werner, Senior Program Manager with Advocates for Human Potential, Inc., where she serves as the Project Director for the SAMHSA Women, Children & Families Technical Assistance Project

    Click on the photo to the left to share this FREE opportunity with your friends, family, & colleagues.

  • We at IPI are truly humbled...
    IPI is most grateful for the honor given it by the Governor’s Task Force on Drug Enforcement, Treatment, and Prevention in its Final Report to the Governor presented on December 5, 2016, where it identified Indiana Parenting Institute as a Substance Use Disorder Treatment Best Practice, "...that may serve as a model for other communities." Click on the picture to the right for the report.

  • CLASS is NOW in SESSION...
    • B2E Parenting Course: IPI's foundational parenting skills curriculum
      (January 4 - February 22, 2017)

    • Zero Tolerance: improving school attendance through parenting education
      (January 6 - February 27, 2017) - day
      (January 23 - March 29, 2017) - eve

    To register, click here.

  • IPI is HIRING! Click here for all the deets...

  • Click on the Stories of Hope tab above to the right to experience some GREAT testimonials...

  • IPI presents you with some 2017 2Do's. Have you:

    1. Checked out the IPI Blog: 21st Century Parenting - Real & in Living Color?

    2. Liked IPI on FACEBOOK?

    3. Followed IPI on TWITTER?

    4. Followed IPI on LinkedIn?

    5. "Got your listen on" with the shenanigans and parenting tips & advice provided over at Urban Parenting Talk Radio (UPTR), IPIs radio program that was on WGVE 88.7FM?
      (Oh...and please let us know what you think.)

    6. Visited our Media page? Be sure to check out the Radio Interview section and our YouTube page. There could be a message there JUST 4U...

    7. Considered sharing your gifts, passions, and/or expertise with IPI? For further information on how you can Help a Parent. Save a Child., check out the following links below:
    Well, what ya waiting for?! Do 'em today.

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    Don't despair... You can RELIVE THE MOMENT!

    CLICK HERE to start on your journey of FUN!

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  • New Parent
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  • Single Parent
  • Teen Parent
  • Adopting
  • Co-parenting

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