A 501(c)3 not for profit organization offering Free Workshops, Programs and Support Groups in the Collegeville Area to Empower Youth

and Adults to lead happy, confident, courageous and healthy lives by learning resilience and coping skills for daily life. 

Pillars of Light and Love

Tips For Parenting

General Resources and Tips for Parents (via child welfare.gov)

Childhood Grief Resources


Teen Grief Handbook(PDF), Understanding Anger and Grief in Children (Article), Dealing with Sudden Death in Adolescence Ages 10-18 (PDF), and more.


HealGrief is dedicated to support the bereaved by offering a virtual location, without geographical boundaries, where individuals and a community can communicate a death, connect, mourn and heal, while celebrating a loved one’s life.  Our commitment is to provide an understanding of grief by increasing universal awareness and education, while offering resources to support a healthy grief recovery.

Facts for Families 
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Presents concise, up-to-date information on more than 100 topics that impact children, teenagers, and their families. The collection is available in English and Spanish, and six other languages.

Healthy Parenting Initiative
Military HOMEFRONT, Department of Defense
Materials and information on programs for military parents.

The Incredible Years: Parents, Teachers, and Children Training Series 

Free Articles and Handout for Parents  

Highlights The Incredible Years Parents, Teachers, and Children Training Series, a comprehensive set of curricula designed to promote social competence and prevent, reduce, and treat aggression and related conduct problems in young children (ages 4 to 8 years). The program components are guided by developmental theory concerning the role of multiple interacting risk and protective factors (child, family, and school) in the development of conduct problems.

Nurturing Parenting Programs
Family Development Resources (2014)
Includes product catalog, training resources, research, and validation, and related links for the Nurturing Parenting Program, which promotes nurturing parenting attitudes and skills for the prevention and treatment of child abuse.

One Tough Job

Massachusetts Children's Trust Fund
This website for parents includes information on stress, parent-child communication, discipline, child safety, parenting tips sorted by age, and more.

Search Institute
Provides an online community of leadership, knowledge, and resources to members seeking support with parenting issues.

Tips for Parents
Prevent Child Abuse America
Advice for new moms and dads and information on discipline, safety, education, recognizing child abuse, and leaving children home alone.

Positive Parenting Connection


Find a myriad of articles relating to child behavior, parenting techniques, alternatives to punishment, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, family communication, and more.

U.S. Department of Education


Contains resources for parents pertaining to early childhood education, special education, paying for college, reading resources and helping your child to learn.