Program Descriptions

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Building Strong Families Clinic

Building Strong Families Clinic

The clinic is designed to give parents and children of immigrant families a comfortable and secure place to be their authentic selves with health care providers. The clinic also provides interpreting services and connects families to community support resources and to other parents in their neighborhood.

Days Offered

Offered By Appointment

Enrolled or Drop-In

Enrolled

manisha@thefamilyroomvt.org
Crawlers, Waddlers and Toddlers

Crawlers, Waddlers and Toddlers

A playgroup for children 0-36 months and their caregivers. Must show proof of covid19 vaccination.

Days Offered

Mondays, 10:00-12:00

Enrolled or Drop-In

Drop-in

sarah@thefamilyroomvt.org
Dads Matter

Dads Matter

Individualized case management to help fathers work towards goals around parenting, getting basic needs met, and navigating systems.

Days Offered

Offered by appointment

Enrolled or Drop-In

Enrolled

damon@thefamilyroomvt.org
Family Play

Family Play

Come to the Family Room anytime between 9-12:00 for community building, fun learning activities for your children aged 0-5, and social connections for caregivers. Leave with a full belly and new friends.

Days Offered

Thursdays, 9:00 -12:00 starting in October

Enrolled or Drop-In

Drop-in

jackie@thefamilyroomvt.org
Family Support and Home Visiting

Family Support and Home Visiting

Staff accompany families as they navigate the challenges of modern parenting. Families get information on child development, access concrete supports and services, and receive emotional support as needed.

Days Offered

Offered By Appointment

Enrolled or Drop-In

Enrolled

jackie@thefamilyroomvt.org
Healthy Families From the Start Home Visiting

Healthy Families From the Start Home Visiting

Using evidence-based birth and parenting information, Healthy Families from the Start offers relationship based support and education through in-person and remote one-on-one visits and group gatherings. While partnering with other community mental health and support services, we will help to facilitate a continuum of care during the early months with a new baby.

Days Offered

Offered By Appointment

Enrolled or Drop-In

Enrolled

dayva@thefamilyroomvt.org
Pantry

Pantry

Our pantry supports healthy families and prevents and responds to crises by providing food, community resources and referrals for food security, and other household necessities like diapers and clothing.

Days Offered

Arranged with your Family Strengthening Worker

Enrolled or Drop-In

Enrolled

jackie@thefamilyroomvt.org
Parents of Teens Support Group

Parents of Teens Support Group

Support group for parents of teenagers

Days Offered

First and Third Tuesdays

Enrolled or Drop-In

Drop In

jackie@thefamilyroomvt.org
Computer Literacy

Computer Literacy

Computer literacy sessions for adults with individualized support in a group setting.

Days Offered

Wednesdays 4:30-6:30, Thursdays, 4:30-6:30
Fridays 11:00-12:30

Enrolled or Drop-In

Enrolled

sarah@thefamilyroomvt.org
Dad's Drop In

Dad's Drop In

Drop-in to connect with other dads or get support from staff while enjoying coffee and snacks

Days Offered

Wednesdays 9:30-12:30, Thursdays 1:00-4:00

Enrolled or Drop-In

Drop-in

damon@thefamilyroomvt.org
Early Months (Baby Massage)

Early Months (Baby Massage)

A soothing environment to learn and practice massage techniques for babies 6 weeks until they are old enough to crawl away. Call to register for a single or multiple sessions! Must show proof of covid19 vaccination.

Days Offered

Wednesdays, 10:30-12:00

Enrolled or Drop-In

Drop-in

sarah@thefamilyroomvt.org
Family Play at the Gardens

Family Play at the Gardens

Enjoy time outdoors with your children- no gardening experience necessary! Workshops, technical support, projects for kids, and you can even grow in your own (or help with a shared) plot! At the Ethan Allen Homestead Community Gardens

Days Offered

Thursdays 9:00-12:00 at the Ethan Allen Homestead Community Garden through September

Enrolled or Drop-In

Drop-in

sarah@thefamilyroomvt.org
Fathers and Children Together (FACT)

Fathers and Children Together (FACT)

Playgroup and dinner for dads and their kids. Must show proof of covid19 vaccination.

Days Offered

Tuesdays 4:00-7:00

Enrolled or Drop-In

Enrolled

keegan@thefamilyroomvt.org
Moms Support Group

Moms Support Group

A safe and supportive place for moms to gather, share, and connect while their children play.

Days Offered

Tuesdays, 9:45-11:45

Enrolled or Drop-In

Enrolled

sarah@thefamilyroomvt.org
Parents in Recovery Group

Parents in Recovery Group

Supportive playgroup for parents in recovery.

Days Offered

Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30

Enrolled or Drop-In

Drop-in

heidih@turningpointcentervt.org
Preschool

Preschool

A 5-star community preschool for children aged 3-5. This play-based learning community is inspired by nature and neighborhood, encourages social-emotional learning, and builds upon the strengths and curiosities of the children.

Days Offered

Sept - June, follows BSD calendar

Enrolled or Drop-In

Enrolled

jackie@thefamilyroomvt.org