Local Parenting Groups
There are a number of groups that meet regularly around the Lamoille Valley. You can find support for you and your family at every age and stage. In addition, the Family Center offers a regular schedule of parenting classes and drop in playgroups.
Baby Chat Groups
Playgroups for the youngest members of our community and their parents. Come play, socialize and make new friends while learning about developmental expectations and needs for your child. A local specialist in child health will be available at the groups as a resource. The groups are free and no registration is required – Just show up!
1st Thursday of the month 10:00AM-11:30AM
Lanpher Library, Hyde Park
2nd Saturday of the month 10:00AM-11:30AM
Lamoille Family Center, Morrisville
4th Tuesday of the month 10:00AM-11:30AM
Church of the Nazarene, Johnson
Breastfeeding Support Group
3rd Wednesday of the month 11:00AM-1:00PM
Church of the Nazarene on Rt 15, Johnson
This group is generously provided free of charge by Lactation & Birthing Solutions. For more information – call 802-888-3470.
Child Birth Classes
Offered by Copley Hospital’s Wellness Center. Expectant parents meet once per week for six weeks to learn more about the birthing experience and newborn care. Participation in this program enhances expectant parents’ knowledge, confidence, comfort and active involvement in this major life event. Class schedule includes Infant CPR training and breastfeeding education. Fee may apply. For more information contact Jill at 888-8302.
Rocking Horse Circles for families living with substance abuse
If you are a mother with young children and wish to talk with others about parenting, understanding the role of substance use in family’s lives, and coping with the natural stress of being a parent, then Rocking Horse Circles are for you. Rocking Horse Circles are offered throughout the year with various locations and schedules. For information call Michelle at 888-2581.
Events & Activities at a Glance
In the News
Join our Maternal-Child Health Specialist to gather with other parents, guardians and babies! Come socialize while the babes do at any of our Baby Chat groups offered three times a month and our Breastfeeding group on the third Wednesday of each month!
Register today for the free 2-part workshop Talking with Kids about Racism presented by Hal Colston and Rachel Siegel of the Peace & Justice Center and sponsored by Alchemist Foundation!