Parent & Child Development

Knowledge of parenting and child development: Understanding child development and parenting strategies that support physical, cognitive, language, social and emotional development

Child Development and Education
Website

76 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA. 02601

Family based child care – Our Approach to Child Care
Child Development and Education, Inc. supports children’s learning, partners with families and is a vital part of the community. We believe in providing a safe, caring atmosphere in which children explore and learn. We follow the principles of developmentally appropriate practice and provide a curriculum that supports each child’s unique strengths, challenges and interests.

CACCI - Child Care Network
Website

372 North Street
Hyannis, MA 02601

Child Care Network’s free resource and referral services help families identify and access high quality, affordable early education and out-of-school time programs.

Child Care Network (CCN) also offers early education programs and providers technical assistance and professional development opportunities to support their delivery of high-quality early education and care to children.

Family Resource Center Cape Cod
Website

29 Bassett Lane
Hyannis, MA 02601

Cape Cod Family Resource Center: Our goal is to support families to strengthen their bonds, connect to others, and engage in their community. Our core values are: RESPECT, TRUST, SAFETY, WELLNESS, CARING, CONNECTIVITY, and EDUCATION.

Health Imperatives (WIC)
Website

1019 Iyannough Rd.
Hyannis, MA

HEALTH IMPERATIVES improves the health, safety, and economic security of low-income and vulnerable individuals and families in communities throughout Southeastern Massachusetts, including Brockton, Hyannis, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, New Bedford, Plymouth and Wareham.

Child & Family Services
Website

Child & Family Services | Cape Cod
100 Independence Drive, Unit 8
Hyannis, MA 02601

Child & Family Services | Lower Cape Cod Outreach Office
466 Main Street (Route 28)
Harwich Port, MA 02646

– Outreach & Community Counseling
– Therapeutic Mentoring
– In-Home Therapy
– Mental Health Services
– Specialized Services and Programs
– Intervention with At-Risk Adolescents
– Parent Mentor
– Specialized Adoption Services
– Adoption Journeys

Kennedy Donovan Center-Early Intervention
Website

30 Ansel Hallet Road
West Yarmouth

Early Intervention (EI) services provide a comprehensive, family-centered, and community-based program. Their holistic approach to Early Intervention includes coaching, advocacy, information, and referrals to empower your family, in addition to helping each child meet individualized developmental goals. Early Intervention for Children With Disabilities/Delays, Telemedicine

Kennedy Donovan Center Community Services
Website

30 Ansel Hall Road
West Yarmouth

Kennedy-Donovan Center supports people with developmental delays, disabilities or family challenges to pursue their personal potential and success in the community. They provide a wide range of effective supports to individuals and families through prevention, advocacy and intervention services that are person-centered, innovative and compassionate. Services include information and referral, family support networking groups, trainings, individual support, shared living, AFC-Adult Foster Care, community and recreational events.

Calmer Choice
Website

23 White’s Path Unit V2
South Yarmouth, MA 02664

Calmer Choice is a prevention program created in collaboration with mental health professionals committed to teaching people of all ages how to effectively and safely manage stress and resolve conflict so that they live healthy and successful lives. Their goal is to provide skills that will diminish the risk of violence, substance abuse and other self destructive behaviors. Conflict Resolution Training, Stress Management

Bridges Associates
Website

923 Main Street Building 7X
Yarmouth Port

Bridges Associates helps children and adults take charge of their lives. This 501c3 organization, founded in 1989, offers educational consultation, community based group programs and professional training (special education, family systems, community groups, program development) TAKE CHARGE!(R) Coaching is an evidence based model developed at BRIDGES and evaluated in programs for youth and individuals with disabilities on Cape Cod over 25 years. BRIDGES was a partner in the Cape Cod Youth Empowerment Initiative where TAKE CHARGE! At Home was evaluated (2007-2010);participates in Cape Cod Foundation Cape Youth Action Plan. PROGRAMS: 1. Bridging Out Program, established 1990 for transition from high school for adults with complex learning disorders. Meets in Hyannis. Planning to expand to Mashpee. 2. TAKE CHARGE! Groups, enrichment and afterschool, at Wixon Innovation School, in collaboration with Dennis Yarmouth Schools as bully prevention special education inclusion program. Tested in programs since 1993. 3. GRIT: Growing Resilience Individually and Together is an afterschool program for youth (and families) that focuses on self awareness, nutrition, movement, and social relationships. The pilot was completed in June 2016. GRIT is replicable and scalable. Implementation includes leader coach training, on site program delivery and parent education by a cross sector team.

Educational Testing, Youth Enrichment Programs, Special Education Issues

Coalition for Children
Website

Mullen-Hall Elementary
130 Katharine Lee Bates Road
Falmouth MA 02540

The Coalition for Children is a grant-funded, education and support program for families with infants, toddlers, or school-age children. Located on Cape Cod in Falmouth and Mashpee, we offer play and learn groups, workshops, parenting classes, support groups, developmental screenings, community events and links to local childcare providers…anything to create a strong foundation for our children, our families, and our community!

Our free programs are made possible by the Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, providing local, family-focused activities and services that support parents as their child’s first teacher. To learn more, visit: www.mass.gov

play & learn groups, community events, parental support groups, and workshops.

Justice Resource Institute - Community Service Agency
Moms Do Care Program
Website

94 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601

The Moms Do Care program provides prenatal care coordination, substance use treatment, and peer recovery services for pregnant women with opioid use disorders.

Prenatal Care, Peer to Peer Networking, Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment, Medication Assisted Maintenance Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

WE CAN
Website

783 Route 28
Harwich Port, MA 02646

WE CAN, a local nonprofit in its 15th year, empowers Cape Cod women with unique services that inspire hope and bring increased opportunity, self-sufficiency, and stability. Upon entering the WE CAN community, women experience an empowering, respectful, and safe environment where unique tailored services, which address a participant’s goals and priorities. Our services, which focus on personal development, mentoring, legal, financial, and work support, are confidential, free, and participant centered. All are welcome at WE CAN. Interpretation services are available to program participants.

Legal Counseling, Employment Preparation, Employment Transition Counseling, Mentoring Programs * Women

Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition
Website

PO Box 2395
Teaticket, MA 02536

The mission of the Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition (CCNSC) is to strengthen families and the resources that support them in order to help prevent child abuse and neglect in our region. Their priorities include: Community-based Family Support Initiatives and Resources, Parent Support and Education, Quality Child Care, Positive Youth Development, Violence Prevention, and Effective Social Services. Their current initiatives are as follows: Cape & Islands Enough Abuse – Child Sexual Abuse – workshops available Support Groups for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Dad’s Talk Nurturing Father’s 13 week group Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Post-vention – workshops available

Family Violence Prevention, Parenting/Family Support Groups

Riverview School
Website

551 Route 6A
Sandwich, MA 02537

Riverview School is an independent coeducational boarding/day school, providing a caring community for adolescents and young adults with complex language, learning and cognitive disabilities. The School is committed to developing student competence and confidence in academic, social and independent living skills.

Special Education, Nonpublic Special Schools, Independent Living Skills Instruction

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