Children 1st is a co-parenting program for children ages 5-18 and their parents who are going through divorce/separation.

Now Teaching Group Sessions for FREE at local school sites click the link below to see what school sites we are currently at and fill out the form to RSVP!!

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English Flier / Spanish Flier 

Main topics covered

For Children:

  • What happens and who causes divorce/separation?
  • Children are not responsible for divorce.
  • Understanding the reactions and feelings that they are their parents may experience.
  • Communication tools for expressing/sharing with parents.

For Parents:

  • Impact of conflict.
  • The impact of divorce on the different stages of development and ways to help.
  • Effective communication with children and other parent
  • Negotiating with the other parent (co-parent).
  • Problem solving in the new families.

Pay for classes below to begin the process!

We provide two classes for each parent and two classes for the children. Classes are offered throughout the year to individuals and small groups. Divorcing/separating parents will take separate classes. Children will have classes in small groups, with their sibling(s), or individually.

To receive an individualized certificate, an adult must complete 2 classes.

Classes offered at our Salinas and Carmel offices. Classes are offered over the phone.

$50 per class per adult     

$25 per class for the children

REGISTRATION : Please contact  to receive prior approval and to schedule the first class.

For more information, call Harmony At Home at (831) 625-5160 in Carmel or (831) 272-6644 in Salinas.


2023 Parent Handbook


Children 1st is a program for children ages 5-18 and their parents who are going through divorce/separation.

Pay for classes below to begin the process.

Thanks to the Hospice Giving foundation, Harmony At Home has partnered with Coastal Kids Home Care and has been awarded financial support through the Heal Together Grant. Through this generous Grant we are now able to offer Free Children 1st Group Classes at partnering schools and other Community partner organizations. These sites are located all throughout Monterey County.