Our SUMMER SURVEY is here!
Click link to tell us how we are doing!!

Check out what is happening this month
at the Family Center!



We are here and available to families and the community Monday - Friday for support, connection to resources, parent-child activities and other programs.
Daily drop-in hours are available to check in without an appointment. Diapers are available during all open hours and you can schedule a visit to browse our Community Closet.
Ways to contact us and stay updated about our programming:

*Click on the images to download flyers and please share with others*
Parent-Child Activities
Family Fun Events

Virtual Parenting Classes
Enroll Today!
Next Session begins:
August 22nd
Diaper Distribution
Diaper distribution 5 days a week!
Stop by during our open hours, ring the doorbell and a staff member will answer to assist.
(One pack per child/family each month)

Welcome Baby Bags

We are still offering our free Welcome Baby Bags that are filled with clothing, diapers, wipes, blankets, baby items, books and local resources.
Call us 413.475.1555 or click on the link to register!
Community Closet
The free Community Closet is now open during our open hours by appointment only. We have clothes in sizes Newborn to Kids 10/12 along with many different baby items.

Call to sign up for a slot: 413-475-1555
What can your child do?
Home Visiting Programs
Healthy Families

Becoming a parent can be exciting AND hard! We’re here to offer support!

Healthy Families is a home visiting program for pregnant and parenting youth 23 years old and under with a child from 0-3 years old. (Now offering virtual and in-person visits!). Our visits focus on parenting support, child’s development, parent’s goals, and connecting to helpful community resources. We also host fun parent groups and playgroups! The best part? Our Services are completely FREE!!

Call or text us at (413)-834-8491, or fill out this online referral form: https://healthyfamiliesreferral.wordpress.com/

Enrolling Now for the fall!

Our ParentChild+ home visiting program is enrolling families in Greenfield and Montague with children 16 months to 3 years old for a FREE school readiness home visiting program, with free books, toys and activities for your child.

Visits are now in person or virtual and staff are bilingual English/Spanish.

Please call 413-475-1555 to sign up or learn more about this program.
Support Groups
Our wonderful support group facilitators are continuing to support caregivers and youths.

For more information about the groups or if someone is interested in joining please share or
click on the links provided below that connect to interest forms, call 413-475-1555 or
email familycenter@communityaction.us

Meet with other moms to share your experiences of balancing mom life while navigating naptime during a global pandemic.

Every 1st & 3rd Fridays

Childcare & Light refreshments provided.
(We encourage you to wear mask)
For more information call 413.475.1555

10 week Dialectical Behavior Therapy group for teens and their parents.
Dinner Included

4:30pm - 6:00pm

Enrolling for next group now.
For more information call 413-475-1555

Support & Connection for Grandparents and Relative Caregivers

IN PERSON at the Family Center
every 1st & 3rd Friday

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Childcare & Light refreshments provided.

For more information call 413-475-1555

Support & Connection for Mothers

IN PERSON at the Family Center
every 2nd Friday


Childcare & Light refreshments provided.

Childcare and School Resources
Head Start & Early Learning Programs
Full day Family Child Care and Center Based programs for infants, toddlers and preschoolers are open and looking to fill their programs with families who work, go to school full time or need childcare to secure employment.
Families can apply online HERE or call 413-387-1250

The Department of Early Education and Care publishes a geographically-searchable online directory of licensed child care programs across the state. If you or someone you know is needing child care, the MA Department of Early Education and Care is actively updating their licensed child care search portal. Search by town, address, area, name, etc. Click Here!
Other Resources
413Cares offers a way for people to search for free and reduced-cost services in their community. 413Cares also connects people to organizations offering the needed services.
The Mass 211 website is a great way to find resources on a wide variety of topics including youth services, legal aid, financial assistance, parenting support and many others in your community!
Community Action Family Center is funded in part by Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) grant of the Department of Early Education and Care, Children’s Trust Massachusetts Family Center grant, The United Way of the Franklin and Hampshire Region, the Massachusetts Family Resource Center grant and generous donations from our families and friends.
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