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Our Current Programs


Questions? Call 802-862-2121 or Contact

Use this referral form to help get a family connected. Fill out this form to get on our preschool interest list.

Crawlers, Waddlers and Toddlers

Mondays 10-12
Baby Room


Connect with other caregivers of children ages 0-36 months at this a drop-in playgroup.


Family Play


Thursdays 9-12 

from October to Mid-May

Big Room and Baby Room


Come to The Family Room for community building, social connections and fun learning opportunities for your children ages 0-5.


Family Play at the Garden

Tuesday / Thursday 9-12

from Mid-May to September.

Ethan Allen Homestead

Join us in the summer at Ethan Allen Homestead Community Gardens for an outdoor extension of Family Play for children and caregivers.


Postpartum Playgroup


Fridays 10:30-12:00

Our time together will center around social connections, peer support, infant development and movement / breathing practices for stress reduction.
Facilitated by Dayva Savio and Emily Padua, program staff.,

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Dads Night

Tuesdays 4-7:00

Big Room


A drop in playgroup and dinner for dads and their kids ages 0-7.


Moms Support Group

Tuesdays 9:45-11:45

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


Early Months (Baby Massage)


Wednesdays 10:30-12:00

A soothing environment to learn and practice massage techniques for babies. Drop-in. Ages: until they are old enough to crawl away.

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Parents of Teens Support

First and Third Tuesdays


GroupSupport group for parents of teenagers



Arranged with your Family Strengthening Worker

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.


Super Group


Mondays 4:30-6:30 Second and Fourth Monday of the Month

Group holds space for connections, sharing experiences, peer support and play! This group is especially designed for families that have children with autism.


Dads Matter

Offered By Appointment

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

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Dads Drop-In

Wednesdays 9:30-12:30

2nd Floor, 219


A drop in program for Dads and their kids ages 0-7 to connect with other dads or get support from staff while enjoying coffee and snacks.

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Parents in Recovery Group


Tuesdays 1:30-2:30

This supportive playgroup is for parents in recovery, and is offered in collaboration with Turning Point Center.



September - June 

(follows BSD calendar)

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.


Computer Literacy

Wednesdays 4:30-6:30,

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

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


Building Strong Families Clinic

Offered By Appointment

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.


Family Support and Home Visiting

Offered By Appointment

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.

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Healthy Families From the Start Home Visiting

Offered By Appointment

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.

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