strengthening families by providing parent education and family activities.

Please click here for a PDF version of all our programs.


Family Drop In 
Ages 0-5 
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:30 -11:00 am 

No sign-up needed for this one—come when you can and leave when you must!  A great morning out for the kids — and YOU! Join the fun with open play time, then put the toys away & it’s on to a special craft, snack-time & circle-singing time, too!  Drop-In is for you and child to come and enjoy whenever you can! 



No Drop-In December 5, 24, 26, 31
 
​​The Nurturing Program
Limited Enrollment. Please call 262-338-9461 to register. Call anytime to register no need to wait till registration day.

The philosophy of this 16-week Nurturing Program emphasizes the importance of raising children in a warm, trusting, caring household. Discover how children develop the capacity to trust, care, and respect themselves and others. Explore the 7 principles of the program: Attachment, Empathy, Nurturing Ourselves, Discipline, Expressing Feelings, Expectations & Self-worth.                           

Presenter: Kathy Bruni, Parent Educator
Location:Family Center, 2376 W Washington St. West Bend, 53095
Date: Call for dates for 2020
Time: 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm 


Registration starts January 8th at 8:30 am by phone only for the programs below.



 Night Out with Dad (or grandpa, uncle, or other significant male in your child's life.)

For ages 2-6. Limited Enrollment. Please call 262-338-9461 to register.
 
Let’s Start With a Book
For ages 0-6. Limited Enrollment. Please call 262-338-9461 to register.

Life can be busy, maybe you have been away from your child all day and want to reconnect, or are looking for a low key evening activity...then join us for a relaxing evening of fun especially for you and your little one! Open play from 6:00-6:30 pm, promptly at 6:30 we’ll “start with a book”...Pajamas encouraged.
                
​​​Workshops
Limited Enrollment. Please call 262-338-9461

Notice to Professionals: There will be $5.00 fee per class if proof of attendance is needed for the certification process. 

 No Registration required for Support Groups

​​  ​Support Groups

​Grandparents Support Group-This support group is offered to any grandparents to come together to share experiences with one another while providing support and encouragement as they face the rewards and challenges of raising or caring for a grandchild. Some meetings may also include guest speakers. Child care will be offered-registration required. Please call 262-338-9461 to register.  For more information, please contact Kathy, 262-338-9461, kathy@wcfamilycenter.org

Location: Family Center. 2376 W Washington St. West Bend, 53095

​On the Spectrum: A support group for parents of children on the autism spectrum- This group has been formed to help educate and support all who attend, with many meetings   including guest speakers.  Come and join us and become part of a positive autism experience within our     community. Many of these discussions would apply to anyone with special needs, so anyone would truly be welcome, not just families dealing with ASD. For more information, please contact: Nikki Busalacchi, 262-353-2335, jnbusalacchi@charter.net

Location: Family Center, 2376 W Washington St. West Bend, 53095
Dates: 4th Thursday of the month (Do not meet during the Summer)
Time: 6:30 pm


West Bend La Leche League Breastfeeding Information and Support Group-Whether you breastfeed your baby six days, six weeks, six months or beyond, you’ll find La Leche League meetings supportive and informative. Mothers with nursing babies, mothers-to-be and children welcome. Come for the Information – Stay for the Friendships. For meeting information or breastfeeding help call: Molly 507-382-5309 www.lalecheleague.org.

Location: Family Center, 2376 W Washington St. West Bend, 53095
Dates: 2nd Wednesday of the month
Time: 9:30 am                      
 
 
Please click here for a PDF versionof all our programs.