NDSU Extension Service - Ward County


Ward County Extension Service

Administrative Building | Suite 123

225 3rd St SE

PO Box 5005

Minot, ND 58702-5005


Office Hours: Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: 701.857.6444


Fax: 701.857.6454

Email: NDSU.Ward.Extension@ndsu.edu

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The Parent 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. Central Dakota Parent Resource Center provides educational opportunities and resources to the citizens of Bottineau, Burke, McHenry, Mountrail, Pierce, Renville and Ward Counties.




Class Schedule Fall 2016 to Spring 2017

Classes Include:

*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 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.

Central Dakota Parent 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 Holly Arnold - Extension Agent - Parent Resource Coordinator

Region 2 Parent Resource Center  - Extension Parent Educator


Phone: 701-857-6450 | Fax: 701-857-6454





Laura Morelli Laura Morelli - PRC - Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant


Phone: 701-857-6450 | Fax: 701-857-6454




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Other Helpful Links:

  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Maternal & Child Health - A HRSA website was created to feature important resources that assist families in finding health care services. Resources featured on the website include the 311 Prenatal Hotline, Insure Kids Now, Family-to-Family Health Information Centers, Text 4 Baby, Find a Health Center Locator and the Maternal and Child Health Program.


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