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The Circle of Parents Colorado Chapter is an entity under the National Circle of Parents model implemented across the country to provide a safe, supportive, confidential, non-judgmental environment where parents can openly discuss their successes and challenges with the support of community agencies.

Mission

Prevent child abuse and neglect and strengthen families through mutual self-help parent support groups.

Core Tenets

  • Children are valuable.

  • Children have the right to grow up free from abuse and neglect.

  • Children have the right to a safe environment.

  • Children have the right to a nurturing home, family and community.

  • Parents and families have the right to non-judgmental support.

  • Parents and families have the right to respect.

  • Parents and families have the right to compassion.

  • Strong communities value children and engage families.

  • Communities have the right to parent support groups that are culturally responsive.

  • Communities grow through support from their own members.

  • Communities benefit from equal treatment of all members.

The more I learn, the better I can teach my child.
— Circle of Parent Attendee