Online Welcome Baby Bag
The Online Welcome Baby bag focuses on health, safety, child development and area resources information for children ages 0-8. Take a look!
Resources for Parents with Children Ages 9+
These are additional resources that are more relevant to families with older children. Some of the resources in the Online Welcome Baby Bag may still be useful to you as well!
If you’re unsure of who to call, you can contact these places.
They can help direct you to where you need to go.
Early Education Services
EES is the Parent Child Center for the Southeastern region of Vermont. EES programs include: Early Head Start and Head Start classrooms (Brattleboro and Westminster), Early Head Start Home Visitors, Welcome Baby, playgroups, parent education and support groups, information and referral, and the Fatherhood Program.
Contact: (802) 254-3742, earlyeducationservices.org
Vermont 2-1-1/Help Me Grow
2-1-1 is a great way to get information on resources and can be dialed from anywhere in Vermont. Help Me Grow, a program of 2-1-1, specifically helps with questions about children’s behavior and development.
Contact: 2-1-1, vermont211.org
Vermont Agency of Human Services
Multiple departments (including the Health Dept. and Dept. for Children and Families) that have programs for families with young children.
- Local Vermont Dept. of Health office- 257-2880
- Local Dept. for Children and Families office- 257-2888
Winston Prouty Center for Child and Family Development
Offers many programs for families with young children including: Early Learning Center, Children’s Integrated Services, Family Supportive Housing Program, parent education classes/support groups, and child care assistance and referral.
Contact: (802) 257-7852, or winstonprouty.org
Parenting In Your Pocket (lists all resources for the Southeast region of Vermont)