Resources for Parents


  • Focus on the Family Youth Culture department provides a variety of resources and information on popular cultural issues. Phone: 1 (800) 661-9800 |
  • Boundless Webzine is an older teens internet-based magazine designed to equip students to understand and defend their faith.
  • Christian Parenting Today is a very helpful website with a number of resources on parenting.
  • Center for Parent / Youth Understanding. CPYU seeks to bridge the gap between parents, youth and their culture. They offer numerous resources for parents.
  • HomeWord is a Christian organization aimed at “Encouraging parents, Building families.” On their website you’ll find countless resources covering topics ranging from discipline to sports to sexuality. You can also subscribe to a weekly email newsletter full of great articles and helpful advice.
  • Featured Article-This is a great, short article about the teen brain and

Counseling Referrals

  • First Baptist Church of Elk Grove – Mike Beckner: (916) 685-4821 ext. 347
  • Creekside Counseling Associates – Lori Pearing, David Stanton: (916) 685-5258
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center: (916) 880-4040
  • Meier Clinics: 1 (888) 725-4625
  • Joan Buzzard, LMFT: (916) 656-6307

Websites (articles, studies on youth, culture and ministry) (for those wrestling with same-sex attraction) (for those wrestling with online pornography) (for those wrestling with substance abuse) (for those wrestling with self-injury, depression, and suicide) (for those wrestling with suicidal thoughts) (articles and resources for growing faith in youth) (for those who have had an abortion) (internet and phone safety)