CAPA/PREPARES (Childbirth and Parenting Assistance) provides an environment for parents to build loving bonds with their kids to prepare them for a healthy future. CAPA/PREPARES offers stabilizing and advocacy services to expecting and parenting individuals and families with children ages 5 and under.

OUR SERVICES

CIRCLE OF SECURITY

Circle of Security® Parenting™ (COSP) is a unique group that helps parents understand and respond to their child’s emotions. Through COSP, parents discover they are capable of connecting with, loving, and raising secure children. CAPA/PREPARES offers the 8-week COSP group quarterly for expecting parents and parents of children aged 0–5 years. 

For more information contact Lisa Green at 509-455-4970 or lisa.green@cceasternwa.org

 

CASE MANAGEMENT

Offers parents the opportunity to have parent support, goal setting, and community resources to help them be the parent they want to be with support from our compassionate circle of security-trained case managers. 

For more information contact Sarah Durrant at sarah.durrant@cceasternwa.org.

EDUCATION SUPPORT

The Homework Club provides parent support, student learning assistance, and technology help. Families sign up for weekly 90-minute tutoring sessions supervised by CAPA education staff and volunteers. Students receive one-on-one support for their online learning goals.

For more information contact Sandi Nokes at Sandi.nokes@cceasternwa.org.

FATHERHOOD PROJECT

This mentorship opportunity helps fathers build bonds with their children aged 5 and under. Each week, volunteer mentors meet with fathers in a group to share social activities, including cooking, climbing, rope courses and community service.

 

For more information contact Adrian Burcham at (509) 455-4986 or adrian.burcham@cceasternwa.org.

 

FAMILY COMPANIONS (formerly Mother Mentors)

This mentorship opportunity supports parents to build bonds with their children aged 5 and under. Each week for 1 year, parents meet with their mentors in-person for 2 hours to enjoy activities, including games, crafts, parties, exercise, and cooking.

For more information contact Ellie Toone at 509-455-4986 or ellie.toone@cceasternwa.org.

INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY SESSIONS

In these supportive individual and family sessions, master degree–level therapists support pregnant women and parents with children aged 5 and under. Sessions are offered during pregnancy and postpartum periods.

 

To learn more, contact  

Kristin Freeze at 509-455-4976 kristin.freeze@cceasternwa.org

PARENTING CLASSES

Participants learn parenting skills at these free, 4-week classes. They are open to parents of children aged 5 and under, as well as pregnant women and their partners. Participants receive a certificate of attendance.

DIAPERS AND CLOTHING

Parents of children aged 5 and under can receive 12 diapers per child every 30 days. Every 60 days, they can receive maternity and children’s clothing sized newborn to 5T. No appointment is necessary, and parents must bring photo ID and proof of each child’s date of birth.  

MUSIC TOGETHER

Wednesday 10:30-11:15 am 

Parents and toddlers meet in a nurturing environment to have fun singing, dancing, playing instruments, and hearing stories.

PREPARED  MOMS

Every Thursday 10 - 11 am

A social support group for mentors and moms with children under the age of five. Our goal is to build friendships and support one another in navigating parenthood.

Circle of Security Parenting
WHWF Luncheon Video | 2019
For more information on CAPA please contact our front desk at (509) 455-4986.

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12 E 5th Ave, Spokane, WA 99202

PO Box 2253, Spokane, WA 99210

(509) 358-4250 | (800) 831-1209

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CCEW Foundation is 501(c)(3) non-profit EIN 20-2823241

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