Anthony Parenting Program

The Anthony Parenting Program is housed in the Anthony living unit. All women residing in the unit participate in parenting and family skills programming. There are two groups, one for children up to age 11, and another for children age 12 and over. Every Saturday up to 12 children may come for an extended visit for the day. The visits are highly structured, emphasizing children's activities, the development of successful parenting approaches and security. Women in the unit who are not receiving visits help organize the activities for the other women's children.

Program Population: 

Women must have no discipline issues to participate.

Program Capacity: 

Up to 12 children served during day visits.

Program Funding Source: 

Department of Corrections.

Start Date Year: 
1988
Address1: 
1010 West Sixth Avenue
City: 
Shakopee
State: 
Minnesota
Zipcode: 
55379
Agency Name: 
Minnesota Correctional Facility-Shakopee