Hattiesburg | FamiliesFirst for MS

Parenting – Open to parents of children of all ages. Class topics include positive discipline, co-parenting, healthy relationships, conflict resolution, communicating with kids, kids and divorce, keeping kids healthy, kids and school, and what to expect as kids grow.

Life Skills - Practical, module-based lessons for relationships, financial literacy, time-management, nutrition, and health. 

Basic Workplace Essentials - Practical, module-based lessons for finding and getting a job; workplace strategies; and managing life to support your career. 

Workforce & Job Readiness – Provides participants with a focused career assessment that evaluates core workplace skills and interests and provides job seekers with timely and relevant information about locally-present jobs and career pathways that match their strengths and interests. 

Cooperative Parenting: Children in the Middle – The Co-Parenting class covers a wide variety of topics that include anger management, conflict management, effective communication, how divorce affects your children, how to facilitate open conversation with your children, and how to maintain a healthy relationship with your co-parent.

Healthy Relationships – Topics include effective communication, problem-solving, family conflict, etc.  Participants will be introduced to skills and tools to build a strong and healthy relationship.  Domestic violence education is also offered during this class.

Conflict Resolution – Topics include anger triggers, healthy expression of emotions, problem-solving, etc.  Participants will be presented with tools and techniques to identify anger triggers, illustrate a healthy display of emotions and to resolve the conflict.

© FFFM is a service provided by Mississippi Community Education Center & Family Resource Center of North Mississippi

Mississippi Community Education Center

2525 Lakeward Dr. Suite 200

Jackson, Mississippi 39216

O: (601) 366-6405


Family Resource Center of North Mississippi

425 Magazine St.

Tupelo, MS 38804

O: (662) 844-0013


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Families First For Mississippi does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, political beliefs, religion, sexual orientation, or age in the administration of any of its programs or in the employment of any staff.