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Joni Block
CFCE Coordinator


211 Crescent Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Brockton CFCE Playgroups & Family Activities - Winter & Spring 2018

Brockton CFCE Playgroups & Family Activities
Winter & Spring 2018

Monday Meet-up – Monday afternoons

A drop-in playgroup at The Family Center, 1367 Main St. 12:30-1:30 PM Beginning Jan 22

Kids ClubSession 1: Jan 9,16,23,30 Session 2: Feb 6,13,20,27

Session 3: May 1,8,15,22 Session 4: June 12, 19,26

Brockton Public Library - East Branch – 54 Kingman St. - 10:00-11:30 AM

To Register for each session - 508-580-7491 or

Kids STEM Studio – Feb 12, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Join Krissy from the Children’s Museum in Easton for Science Fun!

The Family Center, 1367 Main St. – 10:00-11:00 AM

To Register for each session - 508-580-7491 or

Spanish Treasure – Jan 29, Feb 26, March 26, April 30, June 25

A once a month playgroup facilitated in Spanish – The Family Center, 1367 Main St.

To register for each session - 508-580-7491 or

Mother Goose Story Time – Jan 25, Feb 20, March 8, April 5&26, May 14, June 4

Storytime with Mother Goose at WIC – 795 Pleasant St. – 10:00-11:00 AM

Music TogetherSession 1: March 1,15,29 Session 2: May 3,10,17,24

Join Gwen at the Main Branch Library – 304 Main St. - for music and movement – 10:00-11:00 AM

Registration required for each date – sign up in The Children’s Dept. or call 508-580- 7890 x 301

Playing on Purpose – POP – April 3, 10,17,24

Interactive and fun playgroup sessions with Kelly to help support your child’s social and emotional development and make playtime more purposeful and meaningful.

Brockton Public Library – East Branch- 54 Kingman St.10:00-11:30 AM

To register for the four-part series – 508-580-7491 or

Programs funded by MA Department of Early Education and Care with support from Brockton Public Schools, Brockton Public Library, and The Family Center at Community Connections of Brockton

Family Enrichment & Support Session - Winter & Spring 2018


Winter & Spring 2018

Positive Solutions & Purposeful Parenting Booster Sessions

For families who have completed a parenting program series on Wednesday evenings with Kelly

Jan 31, Feb 28, March 28, April 25, June 20 – 6:00 PM

Location – TBD

Partners in Parenting: Grandparents, Kin, & Foster Families

Join Kelly for a workshop series on Thursday evenings for this family support series. Topics include: Understanding your Child’s Behavior; Managing Your Child’s Behavior; and Helping Care-Takers “Take Care”

Feb 22, March 22, April 26 – 6:00 PM

Location – TBD

Purposeful Parenting

A six-week series with Kelly for families raising young children

May 2,9,16,23,30 & June 6

Location – TBD

Parent Academy

A Taste of Playing on Purpose – POP - Tuesday, March 20 – 9:30 AM at the Barrett Russell

A Taste of Purposeful Parenting – Tuesday, April 30 – 6:15 PM at the Arnone

Stay tuned for additional information about registration or contact the CFCE Office at or call 508-580-7491

Resources for Families with Young Children in Brockton

Resources for Families with Young Children in Brockton

Brockton Coordinated Family and Community Engagement program - CFCE

508-580-7491 brocktoncfce@bpsma.orq

The CFCE program serves families with children Birth-school age. Let us help you access comprehensive services and supports that help to strengthen families and provide optimal child development


Brockton Public Schools - School Registration and Parent Information Center

508-580-7950 60 Crescent Street

Help available in Cape Verdean Creole, English, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Spanish.

BPS Early Childhood and Special Education at the Barrett Russell Center

508-894-4418 45 Oakdale Street

Programs, resources, screening and evaluation information for young children ages 3 and 4.

Project Grads Program at Brockton High School - 508-580-7494

Project Grads provides free onsite child care and school transportation for the child of any student who is enrolled full time in a Brockton Public School (through state subsidized teen parent child care slots).  Teen parents must be under 20 years of age.  Project Grads also provides case management and advocacy services to support the teen while they complete their high school education. 


Parent Child Home Program – PCHP - 508-580-7446/7491

A home visiting program focused on early literacy and child development for young children

The Family Resource Center of Community Connections of Brockton

508-857-0272 1367 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301

Community Connections of Brockton (CCB) seeks to actively partner with parents, residents, community groups, service agencies, businesses and others who want to strengthen Brockton"s families, neighborhoods and community.

Head Start Program for Children - Self Help Inc. Head Start - 508-587-1716

Head Start Program provides a comprehensive developmental service for low-income, pre-school children ages 3 to 5 years of age, primarily. Head Start also provides social services for their families.

Early Intervention - EI

EI provides support to families with infants and toddlers who have developmental delays or are at risk for such delays due to family or environmental challenges. for families with young children Birth -age 3

BAMSI - 508-586-5977

South Bay – 508-559-0473


PACE Child Care Works - 508-999-9930

For families seeking financial assistance with child care - vouchers, subsidies, and the Waitlist.

Healthy Families - 774-381-7108

A home based family support and coaching program that supports young, first-time parents and helps them create stable, nurturing environments for their children.

Early Head Start - 774-226-8978

A program that provides comprehensive services to expectant families and families who have children age Birth-age 3.

Brockton Young Parents Service (YPS) - 508-583-3005 ext. 5010

A program servicing young adults 23 or under who are pregnant or parenting with a child(ren).

Brockton Neighborhood Health Center - BNHC

508-559-6699 63 Main St. and 158 Pleasant St.

BNHC is a multicultural organization that collaborates with community agencies and residents to provide high quality comprehensive health care.

Women, Infants, and Children WIC

508-588-8241 795 Pleasant St.

WIC is a public health program that benefits low- and moderate-income pregnant and parenting women and their families.


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