Delaware County Family Center – Programs and Services

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    Parents As Teachers (PAT)

    A national program designed to provide all parents with children age birth to five (kindergarten entry) with important resources and information to ensure happier and healthier children. This home and/or centered based visitation program helps parents focus on the physical, intellectual, language, social and emotional development of their children and encourage parents as they are their child’s first and most important teacher.
     

    Toddlers Group

    An interactive program designed for pre-school aged children to help them learn with their peers through play. Also, gives caregivers the opportunity to connect with other caregivers. Group meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month.
     

    Parent Education

    Our parenting workshops series and programs are designed to provide parents with cutting edge parenting techniques to deal with practical/everyday parenting issues and concerns. Topics covered are child development, single and shared parenting, nutrition, safety, discipline, self-esteem, taking care of yourself, stress and anger management, and much more.
       

    Programs/Family Activities

    This service offers opportunities for families to come together to learn and enjoy family time.  Examples of programs and family activities are…. Ice Cream Social, Teddy Bear Picnic, Cooking in the Kitchen with Kids, Make & Take Holiday Gifts, Family Fun Night, Olympics, Arts & Crafts and more.
     

    Information and Referral

    The Family Centers provide professionals and individual families with an extensive network of resources and information as well as follow up services.
     

    Toy and Book Lending Libraries

    Families have the opportunity to borrow books, videos, toys and games from the Family Centers for educational or family time in their home over a two-week period.