Tupelo | FamiliesFirst for MS


Lee County

425 Magazine Street Tupelo, MS 38804

please call (662) 844-0013 before starting a class

Monday Classes

Teen Parents (must call ahead), 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Infant & Toddler Parenting, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Positive Youth Development, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Workplace Essentials/Soft Skills, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Children in the Middle, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Conflict Resolution, 6:00 p.m.​ - 7:00 p.m.

Effective Parenting, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Healthy Relationships, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Life Skills, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday Classes

Effective Parenting (Spanish ONLY), 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday Classes

Effective Parenting, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Life Skills, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Conflict Resolution, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Workplace Essentials/Soft Skills, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Healthy Relationships, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Fatherhood Education, 11:00 a.m.​ - 12:00 p.m.

Program Director:

Shelia Davis | sdavis@frcnms.org

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NLRO Computer Lab Hours

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 




Location: The Family Resource Center- Tupelo Campus


DAYS:                        Monday - Thursday

TIME:                         8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

LOCATION:               Small Computer Lab (Upstairs)

ICC INSTRUCTOR:   Deanna Duckworth


NIGHTS:                    Monday & Tuesday

TIME:                         4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION:                Large Computer Lab (Upstairs)

ICC INSTRUCTORS: Deanna Duckworth and Judy Burroughs



Location: The Family Resource Center- Tupelo Campus


DAYS:                         Monday & Wednesday

TIME:                          9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

LOCATION:                Large Computer Lab (Upstairs)

ICC INSTRUCTOR:    Susan Meredith

We Also Serve:

Alcorn County

Every Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Life Skills

  • Effective Parenting

  • Workplace Essentials/Soft Skills

  • Healthy Relationships  

  • Conflict Resolution

Location: North East Mississippi Community College in Corinth

                   2759 South Harper Rd., Corinth, MS 38834

Union County

Monday nights 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

·        Effective Parenting

·        Healthy Relationships

·        Conflict Resolution

·        Workplace Essentials/Soft Skills

·        Life Skills

·        Financial Literacy

Location: Northeast MS Community College

                   301 North Street

                   New Albany, MS 38652

Thursdays 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

·        Effective Parenting

·        Healthy Relationships

·        Conflict Resolution

·        Workplace Essentials/Soft Skills

·        Life Skills

·        Financial Literacy

Location: Union County Baptist Association

                  845 Sam T. Barkley Dr., New Albany, MS 38652

Prentiss County

Thursday Classes 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Healthy Relationships

  • Life Skills 

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Workplace Essentials/Soft Skills

  • Effective Parenting

  • Recovery

 Location: Child Protective Services in Booneville

                    200 Bridge St., Booneville, MS 38829

Tippah County

Tuesday Classes 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Healthy Relationships

  • Life Skills 

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Workplace Essentials/Soft Skills

  • Effective Parenting

  • Recovery

Location: Child Protective Services

                   159 Bails Rd., Ripley, MS 38663


Tuesdays 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

  • Healthy Relationships

  • Life Skills 

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Workplace Essentials/Soft Skills

  • Effective Parenting

Location: Blue Mountain College

                   Fisher-Washburn Hall Rm. 112

                   201 W. Main St. Blue Mountain, MS 38610

Effective Parenting – Topics include child safety, appropriate discipline, effective communication, child development, family conflict, how to deal with a difficult child, etc.  Participants will be introduced to skills that will contribute to building a healthy family.  

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.

Workplace Essentials/Soft Skills – Topics include skills that promote good work ethic such as professional communication, goal setting, social skills, and effective coping skills, as well as resume building, dress for success and interview preparation.  Participants will receive information to help them build positive self-esteem, and learn coping skills to deal with everyday life and work situations.  

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

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.

Responsible Fatherhood – Classes tailor-made just for dads providing innovative strategies that encourage and strengthen fathers and families.

Domestic Violence – Domestic violence is an issue that affects not only the immediate family but also the community. We provide counseling, support groups, and case management for the intervention and treatment of victims of domestic violence.  Domestic violence support group is the last Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the Tupelo campus.

Positive Youth Development – Positive youth development classes consist of topics such as positive self-esteem, healthy decision making, suicide prevention, bullying prevention, dating violence prevention and character development.  


10 Hours required for a certificate

*Classes are offered to support the entire family and assist with everyday needs. Each participant will have an interview with a field educator to discuss concerns and an individualized plan will be tailored to fit their needs. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of 10 hours of classes.

© 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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