Winter Programs at Family Resource Center

The AHM Family Resource Center will be having the following winter programs for young children and families starting in January 2023. Registration will start in Mid-December!

Play and Learn Groups for adults and children ages Birth-5 at Gilead Hill School will be held on Thursdays from 10:00-11:15 from 1/12-3/16/23. The program includes crafts, free play with materials in the Family Resource Center, (trucks, train table, play kitchen, puzzles, dress up and more!) circle time, snack, and information about parenting and child development. All enrolled families will be offered a free developmental screening for their child. The cost is $70/family for the 10 week session.

First Steps in Music Class for children Birth-5 and Adults at the AHM building, 25 Pendleton in Hebron, on 8 Wednesdays, starting on 1/18 from 9:30-10:15. The cost is $125/Family. This program is a developmentally appropriate and researched early childhood music program facilitated by a trained music teacher with singing, movement, rhythm, and instruments.

Fun with Dinosaurs will be held on Mondays 1/9-2/27 from 9:30-10:30 for children 1 ½-5 and adults. Younger siblings are welcome. Children will enjoy Dinosaurs activities, books, games and a snack. The cost is $45/family for the 6 week session.

Parenting Workshop: ENRICH Your Relationship With Your Child. This class, which will be held remotely through Zoom will offer some practical, researched parenting skills. It will be held on Tuesdays 1/17, 1/24, and 1/31 from 7:30-8:30 PM via ZOOM and is appropriate for parents with children of all ages. Topics to be covered include using encouragement, naming emotions, reasoning, involvement, communication and humor. Class participants will receive the book ENRICH your Relationship with your Child by Dr. Debbie Kruenegel-Farr. Dr. Debbie is a parent coach, consultant, and educator with a Ph.D in research, Human Development and Family Studies, who has worked with families all over the U.S. She also previously worked in Hebron as the AHM Family Resource Center Coordinator! This workshop is free but registration is required. Please register for this class by emailing Becky Murray at beckym@ahmyouth.org.

Financial aid is available for families who qualify for any of these programs by contacting Tressa Giordano at tressag@ahmyouth.org.

For more information about any of these programs, please visit the AHM website at www.ahmyouth.org or contact Becky Murray at (860) 573-1260 or Laura Beeler at (860) 228-0871 or laurab@ahmyouth.org.