FREE Teen Resource Workshops Available for Parents
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with other parents and discuss shared challenges.

Join South Bay Families Connected (SBFC) for a variety of monthly parent education events, including parenting tips, alcohol and substance use prevention strategies and a screening of “Screenagers,” a movie revealing how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.

On a mission to help South Bay youth meet their full potential in our community, SBFC is a not-for-profit dedicated to improving the social and emotional wellness of South Bay families. It provides a variety of free resources to parents including education and opportunities to connect around the issues and challenges parents face, from helping kids navigate the new social media landscape, to reducing the likelihood that they will use drugs and alcohol.


Upcoming Events:


Screenagers Movie Screening

Wednesday, May 10

6:30 – 8 p.m.

Mira Costa High School Auditorium

1401 Artesia Blvd. Manhattan Beach, CA 90066

Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Presented by Redondo Beach Council PTAs, this movie will discuss changing tech times, its effect on youth and how parents can help their child find balance. Screening is recommended for upper elementary-aged students and older. Please arrive early to check in and find a seat.


Teen Substance Use in the Beach Cities: What Every Parent Should Know

Wednesday, May 17

7-8:30 p.m.

Hermosa Valley School

1645 Valley Dr. Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Led by Joan Stein Jenkins, Manhattan Beach City Prosecutor and Head of the Juvenile Diversion Program and Captain Milton McKinnon, Hermosa Beach Police Department, the class will offer substance use prevention strategies for parents with teens. Visit to register.