Parenting Classes – Divorce – Pinellas County

You must take a 4 hour parenting class as part of all Florida divorce cases with children. Here is a list of resources for the parenting class for Clearwater, St Petersburg, Tarpon Springs, and all of Pinellas County. For Pinellas County – you must take an in-person class.  Please note the prices are accurate at the time of this writing but are always subject to change.


If you are going through a divorce and you have minor children or if you are involved in a paternity action where custody and/or visitation are being addressed, you must complete a Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course. Florida Statute §61.21 requires you to attend an approved, four (4) hour class in-person. Each parent must take and complete the course before the Court will grant the divorce.

Pinellas County REQUIRES parents to attend an in-person class. You cannot take an online class unless you receive a “Personal Attendance Waiver” from the Judge

Parents, Children, & Divorce
Education Programs
P.O. Box 51424
Fort Myers, Florida 33994
Telephone: 1-800-767-8193
Fax: (239) 693-2337
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00a-6p; Friday 8a-5p; Saturday 8a-12p

Live Class Locations in Pinellas:

Bayfront Medical Center – 701 6th Street South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

Executive Center – 3580 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, Florida 33762

Hampton Inn – 21030 US Hwy 19 North, Clearwater, Florida 33765


Additional Info:

Cost of class is $40.00

Pre-registration is required – you can do so by phone or online
Separation and Divorce: A Child’s View
St. Petersburg College
SPC Lifelong Learning Department
P.O. Box 13489
St. Petersburg, Florida 33733
Telephone: (727) 341-3184
Fax: (727) 341-3031

Live Class Locations in Pinellas:

Caruth Health Education Center, 7200 66th Street N, Pinellas Park, Florida

SPJC Clearwater Campus, 2465 Drew Street, Clearwater, Florida

SPJC St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus, 6605 Fifth Avenue N, St. Petersburg, Florida

SPJC Seminole Campus, 9200 113th Street N, Seminole, Florida

SPJC Tarpon Springs Campus, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs, Florida

Additional Info:

Cost of class is $35.00

Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis

Pre-registration is accepted

Walk-in registration is accepted