Popular Cooperative Co-Parenting Series Returns to Family Resource Center

LACONIA — The Family Resource Center of Central New Hampshire, located at 719 No. Main Street, Laconia, NH is again offering a free, "Cooperative Co-Parenting" program to families in the Lakes Region.

"Cooperative Co-Parenting" will meet on Thursdays, January 30, February 6, 13, and 20 from 6-8 p.m. and includes an optional dinner from 5:30-6 p.m. This free, 4-week series is for non-married, separated, or divorced parents and caregivers raising children together who share separate households.

Presenters Jay Apicelli, MS, Family Mediator and Human Services Educator, Attorney and G.A.L. Janice L. McLaughlin, and Tammy Emery, Step Ahead Family Support Specialist, LRCS, will cover: coping through separation and transition; skills for dealing with stress and anger; positive communication strategies; how to reduce and resolve conflict, negotiating agreements, and mediation and guardianship.

Advance registration is requested for this program. Limited on-site childcare and assistance with transportation is available with advance notice and approval. Space is limited, call Erika Lea, Lakes Region Community Services, at 528-0391, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to register. Attendance certificates are provided at the parenting programs sponsored by Lakes Region Community Services, Family Resource Center of Central New Hampshire.

Lakes Region Community Services (LRCS) is a nonprofit, comprehensive family support agency with a primary focus of providing supports to individuals with developmental disabilities and/or acquired brain disorders and their families. LRCS has offices in Laconia and Plymouth which combine to serve families residing throughout Belknap and Southern Grafton Counties. For more information contact Joanne Piper Lang at 603-524-8811 or visit www.lrcs.org.