Play with Me Playgroup

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Center for a playgroup every Monday and Wednesday morning at the Family Center. Play with Me emphasizes the importance of families being children’s first educators. This is a facilitated playgroup focusing on our monthly themes. There are different planned activities to choose from such as blocks, manipulatives, books, dramatic…

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Parenting on the Otherside

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Center for Parenting on the Otherside, a support group for parents or caregivers who are struggling or who have struggled with substance use. Parenting on the Other Side meets Thursday evenings at the Family Center from Browse the Family Center Calendar for Learn with Me dates and times or call 508-687-9182 for…

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Island Grown Schools

A program of Island Grown Initiative, Island Grown Schools empowers a new generation of students on Martha’s Vineyard to make healthy eating choices, learn to grow food and connect to local farms. At Island Grown Schools, we bring garden-based learning, healthy, locally grown food, and hands-on farm experiences to almost every school-aged child in our…

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MV Family Center

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services MV Family Center is a community-based program that connects, supports and strengthens families. Please note The Family Center building at 35 Greenwood Avenue is currently closed. Please check the Family Center’s calendar for new program locations in our community. Provides education and support to parents of children prenatal/pre-adoptive through 8 years old. Services include:…

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Baby’s 1st Year

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Center for an open discussion group for parents with a child up to the age of 1 year.  Parents have an opportunity to share concerns and questions and discuss issues around infant feeding, sleeping and day to day development in his/her first year of life. Baby’s 1st Year…

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Dad’s Group

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Center for an open playgroup were Dads and their kids can enjoy everything the Family Center has to offer, block building, painting, games and more. Snacks included! Browse the Family Center Calendar for Dad’s Group dates and times or call 508-687-9182 for information. Contact Information Contact: Kim D’Arcy, Family Services CoordinatorPhone:…

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Learn with Me

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Center for Learn with Me, a is a hands-on program that invites families to explore our monthly themes in a fun, educational and interactive way at various locations in our community. Learn with Me is on the second Tuesday of each month. Browse the Family Center Calendar for Learn with Me dates…

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Parent to Parent

Parent to Parent is a group offered through Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Center. This group is for any parent looking for a quiet moment to talk with other parents about parenting issues and child development. This group meets on Friday mornings 9:30 – 11:00 am at the Family Center. This multi-week series requires pre-registration…

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Healthy Families

Home-based family support and coaching program that supports young, first-time parents and helps them create stable, nurturing environments for their children. Contact Information Phone: 508-540-2968 Website: http://healthyfamiliesma.org/

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Parent Stress Line

Parents or guardians with problems relating to their children do not hesitate to call us. Trained volunteer counselors offer a way to relieve stress in an environment which is non-judgmental along with being sympathetic. We offer support to anyone seeking it no matter how big or small. We offer a translation service so if you, or someone you know,…

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