NDSU Extension - Ward County


Ward County Extension

Administrative Building | Suite 123

225 3rd St SE

PO Box 5005

Minot, ND 58702-5005


Office Hours: Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 701.857.6444


Fax: 701.857.6454

Email: NDSU.Ward.Extension@ndsu.edu

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Parent & Family Resource Center | Region 2


The Parent & Family Resource Center is here to help you parent young or not-so-young children, recover from a divorce or separation, or cope with day to day challenges family life may bring. The Parent & Family Resource Center provides educational opportunities and resources to the citizens of Bottineau, Burke, McHenry, Mountrail, Pierce, Renville and Ward Counties.

Class Schedule Fall 2019 to Spring 2020

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*Pre-registration is required for all classes.

*All classes are FREE (except for Parents ForeverTM) and funded by the Department of Human Services, Children & Family Services Division, Child Protection Program.  Classes are presented by the NDSU Extension Parent & Family Resource Center.

*North Dakota State University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, public assistance status, sex, sexual orientation, status as a U.S. veteran, race or religion. Direct inquiries to the Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach, 205 Old Main, (701) 231-7708.

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Take & Learn Bags (Topic Bags)

Each bag contains materials for preschool, middle school, teens (where appropriate) parents, caregivers, counselors, service providers & teachers.   All children’s materials are intended to be read together with the parent or guardian.  Topics include:

  • ADD/ADHDND Parent Education Network
  • Anger in Children
  • Divorce
  • Sex Education & Body Safety
  • Sleep Issues : Infant-Teen
  • Toilet Training
  • Long Distance Parenting (work, deployments & other separation)


The topic bags are available for checkout.  Please handle the contents with care and return the bag with all resources to your county office in a timely manner.  An inventory list is in each binder to help make sure everything is included.

This project was made possible with special funding from ND Department of Human Services.   If you have specific feedback or questions, please contact us.

The Parent & Family Resource Center also has a supply of books and DVD's that are available for check out. Contact our us or stop by our office for more information.


Contact Information:

Holly Arnold - Extension Agent - PRC

Holly Arnold 
Parent & Family Resource Center | Region 2  - Extension Parent Educator
Phone: 701-857-6450 | Fax: 701-857-6454




Laura Morelli - PRC Administrative AssistantLaura Morelli 
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 701-857-6450 | Fax: 701-857-6454




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