Program Category: Parenting Education & Family Strengthening

Upward Mobility

Upward Mobility is a partnership program that works one-on-one with you and your family and empowers you to achieve life goals. Our team will help you connect to groups and a wide array of supportive community resources.

Reunification and Therapeutic Family Time

Our Reunification and Therapeutic Family Time program provides intensive support services for families with children in DCF custody whose permanency goal is family reunification.

Fatherhood Engagement Services

Fatherhood Engagement Services works to help strengthen father-child bonds and enhance the level of involvement of fathers in their DCF case planning, provision of services and positive parenting.

Parenting Education Program (PEP)

Parenting Education Program (PEP)

Our Parenting Education Program (PEP) helps you and your child adjust in a healthy way after divorce or living apart from a parent/caregiver.

Community Support for Families

Community Support for Families is a voluntary, family-driven program that helps families strengthen natural and community support systems to maintain safe and healthy home environments, reducing the risk of child abuse and neglect.

Supervised Visitation

Our program provides private supervised visitation services to non-custodial parents so they may visit their children in a neutral and appropriate setting.

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.

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.

Early Head Start Program

Early Head Start

Our Early Head Start Program provides you with parent education, child development information and learning activities with weekly home or virtual visits, using the Growing Great Kids curriculum.

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.