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The links on this page will point you to a variety of helpful area resources and useful guides. You will also find information here regarding our partnerships and accreditations. 

Be sure to look through the Online Welcome Baby Bag for an abundance of resource links divided into such categories as Child Development, Health, Safety, Support and Classes for Parents, and more! 

Our Affiliations Visit this page to view links to our accreditations and partner programs!

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! 

Check here for more information on the Teddy Bear Teas, sponsored by Early Education Services and 15 Windham County elementary schools.

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

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Classes & Support Groups

A guide to parent education classes and support groups in the Brattleboro AHS District.

Parenting in your pocket

Parenting in Your Pocket

A handy list of all resources for the Southeast region of Vermont.

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Fatherhood Program Video

View the "Engaging Fathers" video about the EES Fatherhood Program.