Shelby County residents now have increased access to the groundbreaking services of the Universal Parenting Places (UPPs) with the opening of the third UPPs facility at Perea Preschool, a Ministry of Church Health, located at 1250 Vollintine Avenue, 2nd Floor (rooms 201 and 202). “Our goal is to support families in their efforts to prevent … Continue reading Third Universal Parenting Place opens at Perea PreschoolRead more.
Universal Parenting Places (UPP) are judgment-free zones where parents can receive professional counseling, information and emotional support for family-related issues or concerns, no matter howLearn more.
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“The parenting places are designed to make information, guidance, support and problem solving available to parents early in the appearance of issues before they become a problem.”
– Robin Karr-Morse | Author, Founder: The Parenting Institute
“Every community has a high level of toxic stress.
What we’re hoping to answer is ‘what do we need to do about it?”
– Barbara Holden Nixon | Founder, ACE Center Task Force
“We do 5,000 deliveries a year. 52% are underserved and the rest are everyday walk-of-life. I don’t care who you are; parenting can be scary. From the moment it happens all the way through the teen years.”
– Anita Vaughan | Founder, CEO of Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women