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


For more information call Vicki Rich at 888-3470, click here to email, or click here to visit the Lactation and Birthing Solutions website.

Breastfeeding Support Group

Breastfeeding 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 check back soon.