Do you offer any services in English?
No, all our programs and services are exclusively in Spanish.
How do I register for the programs?
You can call our office at (678) 363-3079 so that we can send you the registration form. You will need to send that form back to our mailing address: P.O. Box 146 Acworth, GA 30101. You may also register in person at the workshops.
Do I need to have to be married to attend the couple's workshop
No, you do not have to be married to attend.
Is there a fee for the workshops?
The fee for the Taller de Parejas is $70 per couple if you register before the workshop. If you register the same day of the workshop the fee is $80. This cost includes meals and materials.
The fee for Renovacion Juvenil is $50 per teen if you register before the workshop, it includes all the meals and materials for the weekend. If you register the same day of the workshop the fee is $60.
The cost for Escuela Para Padres is $25 for one parent or $40 if both parents are attending. Includes snacks and materials.
Plenitud Matrimonial is $200 per couple for the weekend. The fee includes a night’s stay at the hotel, meals and materials.Our support groups have no cost.
How long is each workshop?
The Taller de Parejas is on a Saturday beginning at 7:30a.m., ending at 8:00 p.m.
Renovacion Juvenil starts Saturday at 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. We ask parents to be there on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. for an important and informative conference.
Plenitud Matrimonial is done on a weekend, starting Saturday at 8:00 a.m. and ending Sunday at 5:00 p.m.
For information about the schedule for Escuela para Padres (Parenting Workshops) please call our office at (678) 363-3079
What ages do the teens need to be to participate in Renovacion Juvenil?
We accept teens from 13 to 18 years old.
Could the Taller de Parejas workshop be used as marriage preparation?
Yes. This workshop could be use a marriage preparation. At the end of the workshop couples receive a certificate that they need to bring back to their parish office or to the priest or minister that referred them to the program. If the couple is going to be married in a civil ceremony, they can request an official letter that entitles them to a discount on their marriage license in the state of Georgia.
Can I go by myself to the Taller de Parejas?
Only if your significant other is out of the country or state and you are taking this workshop as a preparation for marriage.
Is there childcare for the couple’s or parenting programs?
For the Taller de Parejas (couple’s workshop) we do not provide child care. We believe that the couple’s should set a time to be alone and spend that day as a special gift to each other.We do provide childcare in some of our Escuela Para Padres workshops. Please call our office for details.
How often do you have these workshops?
Generally we offer the Taller de Parejas once a month. Renovacion Juvenil is offered 4 times a year. We prepare Plenitud Matrimonial twice a year, and we present Escuela Para Padres at least six times a year. For the parenting workshops you may call our office at (678) 363-3079 for more information, because the schedule for this workshop varies.
Do you offer transportation services?
No, we do not provide transportation to any of our events.
How do I pay for the workshops?
You may send your check or money orders made out to Ser Familia to: P.O. Box 146 Acworth GA 30101. You can also pay with check, cash or money order when you register at the facility.