Family Resource Center Announcements

Senator Cathy Osten, Representative Gayle Mulligan and FRC Staff Harvest Breakfast Nov 2015!Welcome to AHM’s Family Resource Center Announcements.  Please take a look below to find out what is happening in the FRC.  We have wonderful events and programs that are available for all ages.  So check back often!

Please check out our FaceBook page “AHM Family Resource Center”.  All of our classrooms are located within the schools.  For more information, please visit our program pages below.  Also, take a look at our 2016-2017 Winter Newsletter for a preview of upcoming events and programs.

KinderRHAMa Preschool

Registration:  There are limited openings in our KinderRHAMa Preschool for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  Please take a look at our flyer for more information.This collaborative program between AHM Youth and Family Services and RHAM High School is for children ages 2 3/4 – 5 years of age and is held at RHAM High School.  If you would like to visit the classroom or would like more information, please call Becky at 860-228-9488 or Cari and Heather in the classroom at 860-228-5310.

Parent / Caregiver and Child Play and Learn Groups

Registration:  Spring Session will be held from 1/3/2017 – 6/2/2017.  These groups are for parents and caregivers from Andover, Hebron, Marlborough or Columbia and children age birth to 5 years old.  These groups include education, fun activities, crafts, socialization, snack and circle time for 1 hour and 15 minutes, once a week.  All groups are multi-age and take place on Monday, Thursday and Fridays in the FRC classroom at Gilead Hill School.

Please call Laurie at 860-228-0871 or LaurieL@ahmyouth.org for more information.

Social / Recreational Activities

Family Pot Luck Picnic and Ice Cream Social:  Come help us celebrate 18 years of the AHM Family Resource Center and 10+ years of KinderRHAMa Preschool.  All families (past, present and future) are invited to this fun night at Veterans Park in Hebron from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  Rain date is set for May 25th.  Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on and a dish to share.  Please RSVP to Becky at 860-228-9488 or at BeckyM@ahmyouth.org.

Children Workshops

Home Alone Program:  For Children Ages 10+:  This four hour program prepares children to be safe when staying home alone by providing valuable information.  Through role playing and hands-on activities, children will learn the basics of fire, medical and personal safety tips.  Students who attend all three classes will receive a Certificate of Completion.

The program will be held at the AHM building on Thursdays, April 27th and May 4th from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM and on May 11th from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.  Graduation will be held on May 11th with the required attendance of a parent.  The cost is $40.00 per child including materials, payable to AHM Youth and Family Services.  Please register by calling Becky at 860-228-9488 and returning the registration form to AHM Youth and Family Services, 25 Pendleton Drive, Hebron, CT 06248.

Parent Workshops

Encouraging Positive Behavior in Young Children:  Due to snow dates, we have had to reschedule the two remaining classes of this workshop.  The new dates are Tuesday, April 4th and Tuesday, April 25th.  Both classes are from 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM in the classroom adjacent to KinderRHAMa.  Please take a look at our flyer for more information.