The nation’s first Universal Parenting Places (UPP) offer a sustainable, proactive resource to Shelby County residents that is responsive to parent needs, welcoming to all families, and rooted in evidence-based practice.

Learn more about these unique parent support resources, which are located at Knowledge Quest and Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, and are open to all Shelby County parents at no cost.

View the April 2015 Press Release (PDF)

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Parenting centers dedicated with goal of shielding kids from traumatic experiences
Commercial Appeal (April 16, 2015)

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Guest Column: Lifting UPP Our Village, by Anita Vaughn and Marlon Foster
Commercial Appeal (April 20, 2015)