Community Events & Classes

  • Thompson School District encourages families to utilize educational opportunities provided by community partners. Listed below are some of the local trainings and events happening in your area...

    Kinship Family Support Group "HUGS"
    Daytime social group for grandparentds and other kin raising kin
    Meets monthly, on the second Wednesday of the month, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Mountain View Presbyterian Church - Room 10\8 (2500 Garfield Ave, Loveland)

    Each month we discuss a topic of interest to the group. We may review books or other publications as agreed upon by members of the group. Please bring your sack lunch or snack. Fort Collins groups also meet on the 4th Thursday of the month. For more information contact Deb at 970-222-1168 or deb@ Please call in advance for childcare needs.

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    Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Grandfamilies
    A six-week class designed to help manage the stress of raising grandchildren.
    Fridays, February 1st - March 8th 10am-12pm
    CSU Larimer County Extension Office - 1525 Blue Spruce Drive, Fort Collins
    No cost to attend, but space is limited

    You will learn how to:

    • Take Better Care of Yourself
    • Reduce Stress
    • Communicate Effectively
    • Make Tough Decisions
    • Reduce Guilt, Anger, and Depression
    • Set Goals and Problem Solve

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    Open Forum Support Group for Family Members of Addicts
    Tuesdays, 5:30-7pm
    SummitStone Health Partners - 114 Bristlecone Dr, Fort Collins

    This group is open to everyone and is not a 12-step group. Call (970) 494-4206 for more information.