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Joni Block
CFCE Coordinator


211 Crescent Street
Brockton, MA 02301

May - Brockton CFCE Activities and Events

Kids Club
Interactive Early Literacy Playgroup

Tuesdays, May 7, 14, 21 and 28 – 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Brockton Public Library – EAST BRANCH
54 Kingman St.
Registration required – call the CFCE office at 508-580-7491 or email

Have Fun with STEAM
Science – Technology – Engineering – Arts - Math

Drop in on Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 PM
May 8, 15, 22, 29
Westgate Mall

You & Me Monday Meetup Drop-in Playgroup
May theme – Outside Fun!

Drop in on Mondays from 12:30-1:30 PM – May 6, 13, 20
The Family Center – 1367 Main St.

Playing on Purpose – POP

Fridays 10:15-11:45
May 3, 10

Let’s Make Friends

Wednesdays from 10:00 AM - Noon
Brockton Public Library – Main Branch
Sign up in the Children’s Room or call 508-580-7890 x 301

Parents' Academy Workshop
Summer Fun in the City Wellness Resource Fair

Get your FREE copy of the BPS 2019 Summer Resource Guide
A great night to help you plan for activities this summer.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Arnone School - 135 Belmont Street

Leia e jogue junto - Read and Play Together
Bilingual Storytime Drop-in Playgroup

Drop in on Monday, May 13 – 10:00-11:00 AM
The Family Center – 1367 Main St.

Kindergarten Registration

Registration 2019-2020

*Any Brockton resident child born between January 1 - August 31, 2014
Children born between September 1 - December 31, 2014 can attend the pre-school program.
Please contact our office for registration appointments for the 2019-2020 school year!

Registration Dates

Held in accordance with the Parent/Guardian's Last Name

A-I March 18 - March 30, 2019
J-Q April 1 - April 12, 2019
R-Z April 15 - April 26, 2019
Open Enrollment April 29 - May 17, 2019

Registrations that do not fit into this table will be accommodated.

Kid's Club - May 2019

Kid's Club - May 2019

If you have a child Birth-5 who is not in any early childhood program and you are looking for something to do - perhaps this playgroup is for you!

Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 AM
May 3, 10, 17 and 24
Brockton Public Library – EAST BRANCH
54 Kingman Street, Brockton

Fun with STEAM

The Children's Museum in Easton Presents:

Fun with STEAM at Westgate Mall!

A series of FREE STEAM playgroup sessions.

Enjoy fun, hands on learning activities with Krissy.
Wednesday afternoons May 8, 15, 22, and 29
1:00-2:00 PM
Westgate Mall - Near SEARS

Family Foundations: Staying One Step Ahead

Family Foundations: Staying One Step Ahead

Playgroups and Workshops to Support Your Understanding of Your Child’s Social & Emotional Needs

Early Childhood Consultation

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 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.

Insta-POP Playgroups

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.

Resources for Families with Young Children in Brockton

PDF Version of 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

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

45 Oakdale Street      

Programs, resources, screening and evaluation information for young children ages 3 and 4.

Project Grads Program at Brockton High School


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


A home visiting program focused on early literacy and child development for young children

The Family Resource Center of Community Connections of Brockton

1367 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301
The Family Center at Community Connections of Brockton

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


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


For families seeking financial assistance with child care - vouchers, subsidies, and the Waitlist.

Healthy Families


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


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

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

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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