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Strengthening Families Program

for Parents and Youth 10-14 Years

Upcoming Classes:



Fridays • September 27 – Nov 15, 2019
Time to be determined
Nooksack Elementary School at Nooksack, WA
Program conducted in Spanish


Mondays • October 7 – November 18, 2019
5:30 – 8pm
Mt Baker Junior High at 5100 Mitchell Road, Deming, WA
Program conducted in English


Tuesdays • October 15 – November 26, 2019
5:30 – 8pm
Whatcom Middle School at 810 Halleck Street, Bellingham, WA
Program conducted in English


Thursdays • October 17 – December 5, 2019
6 – 8:30pm
Vista Middle School at 6051 Vista Drive, Ferndale , WA
Program conducted in English

Lynden / Meridian

Tuesdays •October 22 – December 10, 2019
5:30 – 8pm (tentative)
Lynden Middle School at 8750 Line Road, Lynden, WA
Program conducted in English & Spanish (2 programs)

Register here:

Get a notification if a program is beginning in your area.

We are organizing the sessions for 2019/2020. Some programs will be English and some in Spanish.

The programs (in English) will be available in Bellingham and Kulshan in Bellingham, Lynden, Ferndale, Blaine, Deming, and Meridian.

Also planning programs offered in Spanish for Bellingham, Lynden, and Nooksack.

Please indicate your interest:

Program Interest Form

Program contact: Kate Foster,

Strengthening Families Program Brochure:

English Version (pdf)Spanish Version (pdf)

The Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 Years (SFP) is a nationally recognized curriculum that provides parent, youth and family education. The model is designed to be delivered in local communities for groups of 7-12 families. Educational programs that bring parents and their children together in learning environments strengthen entire families.

• 7-week program
• Once a week; typically 5:30 pm – 8 pm
• Dinner is provided for the family
• Pre-registration is required.
• Get notified of new programs starting

Whatcom County families have been participating in the program since 2002. Current programs are being offered in both English and Spanish.

For detailed information on the program, please go to our statewide SFP website: