Groups and classes are provided to OCC residents & also open to the community. Referrals from schools, juvenile courts, and other community agencies are encouraged. All classes are held at the OCC training center (located behind the shelter). For more information or to register, contact our Groups Coordinator, Tammie Diggs, at (501) 623-5591, ext. 233​ or by email at tdiggs@occnet.org.

  • Active Parenting of 5-12 year olds

    Active Parenting of 5-12 year olds

    Educational and interactive program that provides guidance & support to parents/guardians of children ages 5-12.

  • Anger Management

    Anger Management

    Educational and interactive program that provides relaxation techniques & coping skills, along with learning how to recognize anger & other emotions, for teens ages 13-17.

  • The Council for Boys & Young Men / Wise Guys

    The Council for Boys & Young Men / Wise Guys

    Strength-based approach to promote healthy development for boys ages 13-18, addressing the physical, emotional and relationship aspects of manhood. Also includes evidence-based reproductive health curriculum.

  • Families in Action

    Families in Action

    Educational and interactive program that provides guidance & support to parents/guardians, helping to turn challenges of raising a teenager into opportunities for growth. Concurrent sessions for parents and youth.

  • Girls’ Circle / Sisters Saving Sisters

    Girls’ Circle / Sisters Saving Sisters

    Encourages girls ages 13-18 in the development of courage, confidence, honesty and communication skills. Also includes evidence-based reproductive health curriculum.

  • Life Skills

    Life Skills

    Teaches teens ages 15-18 critical skills they need to know to start on the right track to adulthood.