Parent Groups

Other Family Services …

As we continue to navigate COVID-19 and parenthood- It Takes a Village wants to make sure we are offering continued supports for new and growing families. At this time, we are offering a weekly online parent group on Thursday evenings at 8:30PM. 

Whether in-person or online, we strive to create a safe, judgement-free space for all parents and caregivers. Everyone is welcome. 

In Person Groups

Parent Chat
Mondays 10:30am-12:00pm

Come meet other local parents and seize an opportunity to socialize while enjoying our FREE childcare.

We will meet weekly on Mondays at 10:30am. You are welcome to hang out as long as you’d like. We will be there till 12:00pm. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

RSVP to the FB Event for reminders- https://fb.me/e/4fyc541yS

Caregiver & Child Music Class 
Fridays 10:15am-11:15am
 
It Takes a Village and Naomi Edelman will host a nine week drop in music class for for kiddos-  newborn to 5 and their caregivers. Class will begin April 8th and run till June 3rd- we will begin at 10:15 in the Community Room of Meekins Library in Williamsburg, MA! 
 
Each 1-hour class will be a blast! Kids will be able to experiment with a variety of instruments and interact with others. We are excited to help foster community connection through song and dance. We could all use a little something to break up the morning, we hope to see you there! 
 
Funded by:
The Williamsburg, Goshen, Conway, Chesterfield, Ashfield and Whatley Cultural Councils; as well as, The United Way of Franklin & Hampshire Regions. 

Virtual Parent Groups

Post Bedtime Parents Group 
Every Thursday, 8:30-9:30pm
via Zoom – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6886372401 Passcode: village
Sometimes just getting through the day deserves a reward. Grab a snack, put on your PJs, and join other tired parents for this night-time, virtual group!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6886372401

PASSCODE: village

To join from a telephone, call:
(929) 436-2866
Meeting ID: 688 637 2401

New to Zoom? Need some help? Check out a tutorial here.

Peer-to-peer support is a valuable tool for everyone’s well-being, and group facilitators are skilled in helping families find extra support when needed. Please know that Parent Groups are not a substitute for professional medical and mental health services.
If you feel like you are having a mental health emergency, please call or text the 24/7 helpline at 877-870-4673.

Thank you to our generous sponsors, donors, and volunteers who make the Parent Support Program run.

It Takes a Village’s programs are always 100% free to families, regardless of income or circumstance. We rely on sponsors, grantors, and generous individuals to keep it that way.

Do you want to keep these programs free?