Joni Block 211 Crescent Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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- Family Foundations: Staying One Step Ahead
- October Council Meeting
- STEAM Event at Brockton Public Library
- Resources for Families with Young Children in Brockton
You & Me
Monday Meetup Playgroup
Drop-In and Play
Mondays 12:30-1:30 PM
Join us at:
The Family Center at Community Connections of Brockton
1367 Main St. Brockton
Meet other Brockton families with young children!
FREE activities and resources!
Learn about ways to help your child develop and grow
For additional information contact the CFCE Office at:
508-580-7491 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Foundations: Staying One Step Ahead
Playgroups and Workshops to Support Your Understanding of Your Child’s Social & Emotional Needs
Kelly A. Rodriguez , MSW, LCSW, CCLS, the Owner of Early Childhood Consultation will facilitate all sessions.
Early Childhood Consultation is a non -clinical approach in managing challenging behavior, designed to help parents and professionals identify the specific needs of children and develop a plan to best support social and emotional development, and decrease challenging behaviors
Brockton Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) program is funding these programs. CFCE is funded by a grant from the MA Department of Early Education and Care with support from the Brockton Public Schools and the Brockton Public Library.
For information, locations and to REGISTER for any of these sessions, please contact: Joni Block , Brockton CFCE Coordinator email@example.com 508-580-7491
Playing on Purpose – POP Playgroup series
Series 1 – Thursdays 10:15-11:45 AM Oct. 18, 25 Nov. 1, 8, 15
Series 2 – Fridays 10:15-11:45 AM April 12, 19, 26 & May 3, 10
These 5-week series of interactive and fun playgroups will help you understand your child’s social and emotional development; strengthen your relationship with your child; and provide strategies to help make playtime more purposeful for you and your child.
Thursdays 10:15-11:45 AM – Nov 29 Dec 20
Fridays 10:15-11:45 AM – Jan 25 Feb 22 March 22
These drop-in playgroups will provide you with resources and ideas to help make playing with your child more meaningful and enjoyable.
Purposeful Parenting Workshop series
Series 1 – Tuesdays 6:00-7:30 PM Nov. 20, 27 Dec. 4, 11, 18 Jan. 8
Series 2 – Thursdays 6:00-7:30 PM April 4, 11, 18, 25 & May 2, 9
A 6-week workshop series for parents, grandparents, foster parents and/or guardians of young children Birth-age 8 to help families understand and manage challenging behaviors their young child.
Conversations, Review, & Reflections about Parenting
Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 PM Jan 29 – Feb 26 – March 26 – May 30 – June 27
An opportunity for participants who have completed Purposeful Parenting or Positive solutions to reconnect and refresh their understanding of skills.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:30-8:00 PM
Self Help, Inc. Head Start
370 Howard St. Brockton
Featuring: Kelly Rodriguez
Family Foundations: A Step Ahead
Understanding your Child's Social & Emotional Development
Join us for this informative session.
Information about upcoming CFCE activities and events will be available.
Opportunities available for sharing resources. Please bring materials to share.
Who should attend?
Families, early childhood educators, other interested community members.
Take home a free children’s book!
Light snacks will be provided.
To RSVP and/or for more information:
508-580-7491 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Let's Make Friends
Special STEAM Event at the Brockton Public Library with the Children's Museum of Easton
Wednesday, October 24 - 10:00-12:00
Brockton Public Library
Main Branch, 304 Main Street
Please sign up in the Children;s Room
or call 508-580-7890 ext. 301
For additional information about this event to celebrate STEM week, contact Brockton CFCE: email@example.com or 508-580-7491
Resources for Families with Young Children in Brockton
Brockton Coordinated Family and Community Engagement program - CFCE
The CFCE program serves families with children Birth-school age. Let us help you access comprehensive services and supports that help to strengthen families and provide optimal child development
Brockton Public Schools - School Registration and Parent Information Center
508-580-7950 60 Crescent Street
Help available in Cape Verdean Creole, English, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Spanish.
BPS Early Childhood and Special Education at the Barrett Russell Center
508-894-4418 45 Oakdale Street
Programs, resources, screening and evaluation information for young children ages 3 and 4.
Project Grads Program at Brockton High School - 508-580-7494
Project Grads provides free onsite child care and school transportation for the child of any student who is enrolled full time in a Brockton Public School (through state subsidized teen parent child care slots). Teen parents must be under 20 years of age. Project Grads also provides case management and advocacy services to support the teen while they complete their high school education.
Parent Child Home Program – PCHP - 508-580-7446/7491
A home visiting program focused on early literacy and child development for young children
The Family Resource Center of Community Connections of Brockton
508-857-0272 1367 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 www.communityconnections.org
Community Connections of Brockton (CCB) seeks to actively partner with parents, residents, community groups, service agencies, businesses and others who want to strengthen Brockton"s families, neighborhoods and community.
Head Start Program for Children - Self Help Inc. Head Start - 508-587-1716
Head Start Program provides a comprehensive developmental service for low-income, pre-school children ages 3 to 5 years of age, primarily. Head Start also provides social services for their families.
Early Intervention - EI
EI provides support to families with infants and toddlers who have developmental delays or are at risk for such delays due to family or environmental challenges. for families with young children Birth -age 3
BAMSI - 508-586-5977
South Bay – 508-559-0473
PACE Child Care Works - 508-999-9930
For families seeking financial assistance with child care - vouchers, subsidies, and the Waitlist.
Healthy Families - 774-381-7108
A home based family support and coaching program that supports young, first-time parents and helps them create stable, nurturing environments for their children.
Early Head Start - 774-226-8978
A program that provides comprehensive services to expectant families and families who have children age Birth-age 3.
Brockton Young Parents Service (YPS) - 508-583-3005 ext. 5010
A program servicing young adults 23 or under who are pregnant or parenting with a child(ren).
Brockton Neighborhood Health Center - BNHC
508-559-6699 63 Main St. and 158 Pleasant St.
BNHC is a multicultural organization that collaborates with community agencies and residents to provide high quality comprehensive health care.
Women, Infants, and Children – WIC
508-588-8241 795 Pleasant St.
WIC is a public health program that benefits low- and moderate-income pregnant and parenting women and their families.
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