Supporting and teaching caregivers changes lives—both for children and adults—by bringing families together and giving children their best possible chance for a bright future.
The state leader in providing evidence-based parenting programs, Brigid Collins provides an array of both individual and group programs, as well as one-time trainings.
Parenting Coaches and all members of the Brigid Collins Family Support Team are focused on meeting the unique needs of each family and culture in Northwest Washington.
For a free half hour parenting consultation, or any questions regarding the health and well-being of children and families, call (360)734.4616.
Designed to meet the needs of busy parents, the Parenting Academy offers affordable, customizable coaching and support. Both one-to-one coaching (with a free initial consultation!) and group seminars are available.
Parent Child Interaction Therapy
Radically different from sitting in a classroom and reading a book or discussing a topic, Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a proven treatment for children struggling with Oppositional Defiant Disorder and other behavior issues.
Foster Children's Program
Because we nurture all children, we support all families. Brigid Collins proudly partners with Fostering Together to give children who have been uprooted a sense of safety and belonging.
Parenting the First, Second & Third Years Newsletters
Full of practical advice, real-life examples and easy-to-understand knowledge, Parenting the First, Second & Third Year newsletters are an invaluable resource for new parents. Arriving monthly for the first year (and quarterly through the age of three), these newsletters provide the support and knowledge new families need.
Ser padre es el trabajo más difícil y más gratificante que tenemos. Nosotros apoyamos a familias en momento de crisis y también tenemos clases y actividades semanales y mensuales para toda la familia. Nuestros servicios son completamente gratis. También ofrecemos clases de padres en español.
Growing Together / Safe Babies Safe Moms
"Nothing compares to getting the support and tools I need for a happy (awesome) and sober life. I don't know if I can do it without this program. Thank you for my life."
For pregnant and parenting mothers struggling with chemical dependency, the first few years of their child’s life come with incredible motivation for a sober life as well as some of the greatest stressors they’ll encounter. Comprised of intensive case management, individual and group therapy, acupuncture and more, Growing Together is a state-recognized “Promising Practice” in ensuring healthy babies have healthy moms.
Family Resource Center
Designed to provide families with information and meet basic needs, the Family Resource Center at Carl Cozier (Portable A) offers families a variety of opportunities for education, health and counseling services, and assistance meeting basic needs such as food, clothing, and housing.
Kinship Caregiver Support Program
Brigid Collins is proud to be a partner with Northwest Regional Council in order to bring the Kinship Caregiver Support Program to Skagit County residents. Click here for more information.
Additional Parenting Programs
In addition to other offerings, Brigid Collins offers the following Evidence-Based Parenting Programs for families referred by Children’s Administration. To find out if you’re eligible for enrollment, please call 360.734.4616.