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 Drop-In October 10th, November 23rd, an December 12th


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! 

Registration begins Monday August 28,, 2017 at 8:30 by phone for the current brochure. 


​The Nurturing Program

Limited Enrollment. Please call 262-338-9461 to register. 

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                                Call anytime to register no need to wait till registration day

Presenter: Kathy Bruni, Parent Educator

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

Date: Wednesdays August 2-November 15, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm


The Nurturing Program: For Those Families in Substance Abuse Treatment and/or Recovery

Limited Enrollment. Please call 262-338-9461 to register.

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This 12-week Nurturing Program is for anyone in treatment and/or recovery for substance abuse themselves or has experienced it within their family. This program will develop self-awareness and build nurturing skills using a variety of techniques. Parents/caregivers will explore the effects of substance abuse on themselves and their families and strengthen their recovery.
Call anytime to register no need to wait till registration day.

Presenter: Tammy Christensen, Elevate

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

Date: Wednesdays August 2-October 4, 2017

Time:4:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Registration starts August 28th 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.

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 ​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 6:00-6:30pm, 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. 


 

 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

Please contact Kathy at 262-338-9461 or kathy@wcfacmilycenter.org for dates and times.                                                                         


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 or Jennifer 262-674-7177 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 version of all our programs.