Program Category: Early Childhood Care & Development

Head Start Mental Health Consultation

Head Start Mental Health Consultation

Head Start Mental Health Consultation provides staff, teachers and parents with support for the social-emotional well-being for children in Head Start classrooms across Hartford and Middlesex counties.

Mid-Level Developmental Assessment

Mid-Level Developmental Assessment

Our Mid-Level Developmental Assessment (MLDA) program provides you and your family with timely services to address your concerns and bring your child who is struggling at home or school back to a normal developmental trajectory before problems escalate.

Attachment & Biobehavioral Catch-up (ABC)

Our Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-up (ABC) program can help you provide nurturing care and secure attachment to your baby, understand your baby’s behaviors as they become more independent, and learn how to nurture your distressed child by following their lead.

Parent PALS (Postnatal Assistant Lending Support)

Parent PALS (Postnatal Assistant Lending Support)

Our Parent PALS (Postnatal Assistants Lending Support) home-based program, offered through Stronger Families Stronger Futures Prenatal and Early Childhood Home Visiting Network, is “fourth trimester” support for you and your family during your baby’s first year of life, designed to help you build healthy, nurturing parenting skills, including concrete tasks, empathetic listening, companionship and connecting to community resources.

Rapid Response

Rapid Response

Our Rapid Response Program provides short-term in-home services for your child who has experienced or witnessed a crime in the past 90 days, to help reduce the impact of trauma on your child at the earliest possible time, before there is a significant compromise to the developing brain.

Words Count

Words Count

Words Count is a short-term, play-based program that builds on creativity and caregiver-child bonds to help young children increase their vocabularies and enhance their conversational abilities.

Early Childhood Learning Center

Early Childhood Learning Center

Our Early Childhood Learning Center will help prepare your preschooler with the skills necessary to transition to kindergarten and beyond, by providing a nurturing, open and safe educational environment that helps to promote learning, intellectual curiosity, creativity, independence, social skills, and physical development.

Child First

Child First

Child First, designed by Darcy Lowell, MD, helps reduce the impact toxic stress can have on your child’s development by strengthening your relationship with your child and addressing your family’s basic needs, such as shelter, food, medical care or employment.

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers

Our Parents as Teachers home visiting program will help you build parental resilience and knowledge of parenting and child development to help your child thrive and be healthy, safe and ready to learn. Trained professionals will make regular personal home or virtual visits during your child’s earliest years in life, from prenatal through kindergarten.