For moms with babies up to 1 year old, "Balance After Baby" shares and discusses the highs and lows of parenting a young baby, skills for stress and anxiety reduction, and learn how to access community resources. Participants will gain support from each other and a professional facilitator.
Offering free parenting help and support in the Parent Support Groups and Parental Stress Line. Parent Support Groups are free, confidential, and anonymous. These groups serve as a safe place for parents to express frustrations and concerns about their children and families and get advice from other parents who understand. Parents and caregivers with problems related to their children can call the Parental Stress Line for support. Trained volunteer counselors who are sympathetic and nonjudgmental are available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
CDN Begins with a thorough assessment of the child or adolescent as well as their school, home, and support networks to develop comprehensive recommendations, then they carefully coordinate follow-up support for each family through ongoing consultation with parents, teachers, and other providers. Last, CDN maintains ongoing relationships with families to help build skills for success.
The Parent-Child Home Program’s (PCHP) provides low-income families with the necessary skills and tools to ensure their children achieve their greatest potential in school and in life. The Parent-Child Home Program envisions a world where every child enters school ready to succeed because every parent has the knowledge, skills, and resources to build school readiness where it starts: the home.
Find a PCHP near You: http://www.parent-child.org/our-program/find-a-pchp-near-you/
The Brookline Parent-Child Home Program is a two-year home visiting, risk prevention program for low-to-moderate income, culturally diverse families with young children living in Brookline. The program models for parents stimulation and enhancement of their child’s verbal and cognitive skills by providing a “learning through play” experience. The short-term focus of PCHP is to prepare young children to enter school “ready to learn.” The long-term aim of PCHP is graduation from high school for the children who participate in this program.
For more information about PCHP, email BrooklineCFCE@brookline.k12.ma.us.
At Family ACCESS, young children learn, grow and succeed through programs that nurture young minds, strengthen parenting skills, and support working parents. ACCESS to early education opens the doors to success. ACCESS to child assault prevention empowers safe and strong children. ACCESS to early literacy closes the achievement gap for at-risk children. ACCESS to counseling and consultation supports happy and thriving individuals, families and communities.
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Support Groups for Parents & Families in the Boston Area
Parents need to stick together! Below are links to mom, dad, and/or general family groups, networks, and support services in Boston and beyond.
Newton Community Resources & Services
Parent-child classes for parents and toddlers-preschoolers in Newton
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