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December newsletter

  1. 1. Main office - 18 Perkins Street December Satellite office - Keith School, 175 Warren Ave Brockton, MA 02302 Phone: 508 –857-0272 Website: December Calendar of Events Tuesdays - DALLSS, INC. Parents Nurturing Class 11:00AM - 1:00PM @ 18 Perkins Street Helping women in transition to rebuild their lives from Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse or incarceration; 2012 and reconnect them with their families. Women in transition come together for the purpose of providing holistic support, self-nurturing, awareness and activities that aid building self-worth, mental and emotional strength to prevent relapse. To register call Louise at 781-261-3285 Wednesdays – DALLSS, Inc. Nurturing Parenting Program 6:00PM - 8:00PM @ 18 Perkins Street Parents learn to strengthen their parenting and nurturing skills that will ultimately influence their children to become healthier adults. Dinner provided. To register call Louise at 781-261-3285 Thursday - Read with Me & Play with Me Thursdays 6:00PM – 7:00PM @ 18 Perkins Street For children from 4 to 10 years old and their parents/caregivers. There will be arts and crafts, stories time, songs and snacks. Please call 508-857-0272 to register Space is limited 3rd Monday of the Month - Parenting Young Children 5:30PM - 7:00PM @ 18 Perkins Street This 6 Month series of classes will provide parents with an opportunity to meet and connect with other parents of children birth – 8 years old. Dinners and children activities provided, Space IS Limited. Registration is required 3rd Saturday of the Month – Scrapbooking with Mom 12:30PM – 1:30PM @ 18 Perkins Street Meet other mothers and daughters, and make beautiful keepsakes! Come join the fun! Thursday December 27th – Fun Day A monthly collection of news, events, and 12:00-4:00 Pm @ 18 Perkins Street Learn how to save money after Holiday spending with the help of HarborOne. activities in and around Brockton, focusing Fun activities for the children while you learn! Come participate learn how to budget after the Holidays and let your children enjoy the fun! on families and those who serve them. AND at the Satellite Office @ The Keith School – 175 Warren Ave, Room 206 Tuesdays and Thursday- Drop-in Play group 10:30AM-12:00PM @ Keith School 175 Warren Ave, Brockton MA. Free Play. Children play with other children. (Parents/guardians must stay for children to play) Juliana Langille - Executive Director Wednesdays- Kid’s Corner 11:00AM-12:30PM @ Keith School 175 Warren Ave, Brockton MA Community Connections of Brockton Parents and children having fun socializing. Crafts, reading and more…., For children 18 months to 31/2 years old! 508-857-0272In January look for “Let’s Get Messy” @ 18 Perkins Street and “play groups” @ Lincoln Technical Institute
  2. 2. Scheduled Courses from October to December 2012 68 Legion Parkway, Brockton, MA 02301 (508) 895 1777              Course Days End Date Reg. Fee Start Date     1st Time Homebuyers Workshop Tuesday and October 30th Nov 1st $205:00 to 9:00 pm Thursday           Money Smart  Presentation in English      5:30 to 7:00 pm Wednesdays October 24th Nov 28th Free       Credit Coaching      Presentation in Capeverdian Thursday October 25st10:00 am to 12:00 pm and     Oct. 25th $105:30 to 7:30 pm       Smart Shopper     Thursday November 8th  10:00 am to 12:00 pm      Nov. 8th $20     Smart Shopper    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Thursday November 15th      Nov 15th $20 Money Smart           Dec 12th Free Wednesday November 28th  Presentation in Capeverdian 4 presentations    Time: 5:30 – 7:00 pm            Dec. 6th $20  Tuesday and December 4th  1st Time HomebuyersWorkshop Thursday    Presentation in Capeverdian      Time: 5:00-9:00PM                            Important Information: . A payment must be received to reserve your seat . Class enrollment does not require HarborOne membership.
  3. 3. Dear Parents/Caregivers:In collaboration with South Bay Early Intervention, we are excited to provideyou with an opportunity to have your child’s overall development observed.South Bay Early Intervention offers families with children birth to age three avariety of services, including Newborn Behavioral Observation and InfantMassage, which may be provided to you in your home, in a childcare setting, oranother convenient location identified by your family.If you currently have any questions regarding your child’s growth or you just wantto know where your child is developmentally, please call to receive a visit from anEarly Intervention Specialist within 7 days or at your earliest convenience. Kirti Agarwal Program Director 508-559-0473 x2811 South Bay Early Intervention 1115 West Chestnut St, Brockton MA 02301 Yes, I am interested in an assessment for my child: Please complete the following: Child’s Name_____________________________________ D.O.B_____________________ Parent/Gaurdian Name(s) ______________________________________________________________ Best method and time to contact you________________________________________ Phone number(s)________________________________________________________ Address_______________________________________________________________
  4. 4. Stairway To Recovery142 Crescent St, 2nd FloorBrockton, MA 02302508- 436-6123Stairway To Recovery Engagement Center gives an opportunity to be a part of the recovery community, offering support and tools to enhance a life free from alcohol and other drugs. A safe environment where you can find growth, explore and give back to the community. Open Mondays and Wednesdays 9-5, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-8, Fridays 9-7 and Saturdays 10-5. Stairway To Recovery Engagement Center provides support to a diverse population with English, Creole, Cape Verde and Spanish speaking staff on-site. • Participate in recovery focused groups • Access to computer lab and phones for job search • Assistance in resume building • Support peers in recovery • Community connection to resources (and referrals) • Social Activities • Trainings offered for volunteers in substance abuse field • Outreach and support for re-entry services
  5. 5. Baby & Me Group Wednesday afternoons 1:30-3:00 Held at South Bay Early Intervention 1115 West Chestnut Street Brockton, Ma A fun, informal community play group, which encourages exploration, learning, and social interactions for babies birth to 9 months and their parents. Education and recourses for parents regarding bonding and attachment, nutrition, sleeping, feeding, language development, infant massage, baby yoga, postpartum depression, the adjustment to becoming a parent, and the social/emotional development of babies. Activities include manipulation of developmentally appropriate toys, music, stories, movement and snacks. A chance to learn more about early intervention and meet other new parents in the Greater Brockton community. Facilitated by Sherri Finer,BS Developmental Specialist at South Bay Early InterventionTransportation is available for parents whose child is enrolled at SouthBay Early Intervention and do not have means of transportation. Pleasecall 508-559-0473 to register.
  6. 6. Look what’s happening in the Community In collaboration with South Bay Early InterventionEaston Children’s Museum-Mondays 8:30-10:00 Kidspace IParents and their children ages 14 months- 2.9 years of age. Kidspace is a playgroupincluding a mixture of free-play and age appropriate activities.Location-Easton Children’s Museum 9 Sullivan Ave N. Easton Leader- Sherri FinerKeeping Pace with Multiple Miracles-Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 for 18m-3 yearsParent/child toddler groupTuesdays 12:00 pm -1:00 pm Shake, Toddle & RollA Multiples group for Parents and mobile children (crawlers- beginning walkers) ShakeShake, Toddle & Roll encourages positive relationships and socialization though musicand movement.Location- KPMM Children’s Resale Boutique 194 S. Main Street W. BridgewaterLeader- Christa DavisonNorth River Collaborative Group-Tuesday Mornings 9:30-10:45 Join in the fun. Parents and their children birth to age three come together to play, doart activities and sing songs.Location- Central Square Congregational Church 71 Central Square Bridgewater Leader- Sherri FinerMommy & Me Group-Please call for scheduleLocation- Group Samaritan Hospital Moakley Center 235 North Pearl Street BrocktonLeader- Sherri Finer, Allison HowlandA fun, informal community play group, which encourages exploration, learning, andsocial interactions for babies birth to 9 months and their parents.Mommy and Me Group offers-Lactation consultant, Infant massage, Parent Support & Social Group, Arts & Crafts,Circle /Snack time IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ENROLL YOUR CHILD IN ANY OF THESE GROUPS PLEASE CALL SOUTH BAY EARLY INTERVENTION FOR MORE INFORMATION 508-521-2811