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COBYS Family Life Education

COBYS Family Services partners with churches, schools, community groups, and businesses to offer a broad range of family life education programs. If you would like to attend a class, please click here to see our currently offered courses. If you would like to partner with us to provide a course at your location, please click here for program and workshop topics. While we are best known for our parenting courses, our programs share the common goal of supporting the development of human potential by providing parents, other adults, and children with information and skills to foster cooperation, courage, responsibility, self-esteem, and respect.

Our Family Life Education programming is based at the COBYS Family Life Center. You can reach us at:

COBYS Family Life Center
171 E. King St., Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: 717-435-8139 • Fax: 717-435-8977

Our services include:

  • Presentations, workshops, short courses, or extensive 16 session programs.
  • Programs offered any day of the week with day and evening hours available.
  • Group sessions for children and teens on life skills development.
  • Family programs for parents, children, and teens learning together.
  • Training of educators, peer leaders, mentors, and employees.

    Currently Scheduled Programs

    Program & Workshop Topics

    The entire climate of the house has changed for the positive. We can't thank you enough
    for the information and advice.
—Parent Participant
    During classes there are many opportunities to learn new skills, which apply to all family
    members. Everything that is taught, from discipline to family fun activities, is designed to
    protect the dignity and autonomy of both parent and child.
—Family Life Educator