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COVID-19 Updates

As of 08/02/2021 The City of San Antonio has listed the risk level at “severe” based on average case rate and hospital rates.
We are currently continuing safety and cleaning measures to keep our staff and clients healthy and safe. This includes the continued use of masks within the facility, social distancing, encouraging frequent hand washing on-site and sanitation protocols.
Update: As we monitor risk level, we will currently not be allowing visitors on-site. Updates will be provided as soon as possible.
For questions or concerns please contact Guardian House at (210)733-3349.

 

July is National Minority Mental Health Month

 

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month –

There is support out there. At Guardian House we offer free or low cost professional mental health counseling. We also offer free parenting courses to provide parents support for anyone in the care of a child. Please give us a call at (210) 733-3349.
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County also has an easy to navigate website that provides useful resources and organizations in the community to assist with any specific mental health need or assistance to families – https://www.211texas.org/

Guardian House Triple P Parenting Courses Are now back in Person!

Our FREE parenting courses are now back in person!
A huge thank you to the volunteers of the National Charity League, Inc.; Mariposa Chapter for providing healthy and delicious meals for our parents during each session. You guys are wonderful!
For more info on our free parenting courses and how to get registered please call 210-733-3349.

Facilitating Positive Child Exchanges

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Our shared parenting educator Warren Sheridan shared with us some awesome tips on how to facilitate positive child exchanges.
Some of these tips include:
1) Prepare for departure
2) Keep communication with the other parent child-focused
3) Prepare for return
We hope these tips are helpful to help you and your co-parent to facilitate positive and successful child exchanges!

CLICK the following link to watch Warren provide these helpful tips – Facilitating Positive Exchanges

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

The month of April is recognized as National Child Abuse Prevention Month which aims to bring awareness to this unthinkable issue.
According to Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas, 175 children in Texas will be victims of abuse today alone. As the pandemic continued rates of child abuse and neglect increased impacting families across the nation.
Join us in support of this cause by spreading awareness, donating, volunteering and supporting organizations in our San Antonio Community such as Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA), ChildSafe, Family Service, The Rape Crisis Center and BCFS Health and Human Services that work to prevent and work with families affected by child abuse and neglect.

Women United Childcare Scholarship Award

Twice a year Women United of United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County accepts applications for childcare scholarships. The Women United Childcare Scholarship can help parents pay a portion of childcare costs. Please see the flyer below for requirements and qualifications. They currently accepting applications through February 28th via the United Way website at https://www.unitedwaysatx.org/wu-childcare-scholarship…/

 

Guardian House is currently offering free Triple P Parenting classes

Triple P Parenting in Bexar County, TX
As COVID-19 continues to change our communities, parents face new and unique parenting challenges. School closures, social distancing, and reductions in services have shifted the world children were familiar with, creating unintended consequences for their health and well-being. The new Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) helps parents cope with the pandemic’s impact on family life.
Through a collaboration between the San Antonio Metro Health San Antonio Area Foundation and United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County, Guardian House is proud to be a an online provider of the Group Triple P Parenting Course. Parents and families can take the online Group Triple P classes free of charge.
 
Please call Guardian House at (210) 733- 3349 to register for an online Group Triple P Parenting Course or for any questions or concerns.
 
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