Learn how to "pick your spot, communicate it clearly, and stick to it" at Cope's Free Parenting Workshop on COMMUNICATIONS AND BOUNDARIES on October 8th. Visit our calendar for more information by clicking here.

Tip of the Week

When talking to your child about boundaries and consequences, be aware of HOW you speak to your child. Instead of starting with “If you do…” start with ” When you do X, then …” This reinforces that there are consequences for the choices they make.

Click here for details about our upcoming free parenting workshops.


Supporting Parents of Essex County, NJ is a website sponsored by the COPE Center, that offers Essex County, NJ families a comprehensive source of information about events, programs, and resources. Focusing on local resources, we are families’ first stop to find up-to-date parenting advice, the go-to website to find parenting works and programs that parents need to navigate the challenges of twenty-first century parents in a world where we are bombarded with information. You can have confidence that the Supporting Parents of Essex County, NJ website will lead you to information that helps you make the most of family life.