NEKCA’s two Parent Child Centers are part of the Vermont network of 15 Parent Child Centers that help families make sure children get off to a healthy start. Services include almost anything that families need: early childhood services, home visits to families with young children, playgroups, parent education, parent support, and information and referral.
NEKCA also provides education and job services, medical services, Headstart and responses to basic needs.
|PARENT CHILD CENTER NORTH
|PARENT CHILD CENTER SOUTH
|MAIN LOCATIONS||70 Main Street
Newport, VT 05855
|115 Lincoln Street
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
|SATELLITE OFFICES||HARDWICK – Thursdays @ The Galaxy Bookstore
LUNENBERG – Mondays @ The Town Clerk’s Office
|FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAMS||
|FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER AND VISITING NURSE SERVICES||Parenting support, advocacy, help with basic needs.
Health services for pregnant women, infants and children
|Home visiting for families with young children 0-6|
For parents and children 0-5. Drop in.
Tuesday and Thursdays: 9:30-11:00 am
|CHILD CARE SUPPORT SERVICES||
|PARENT INFORMATION RESOURCE CENTER||The resource center gives parents the tools they need to actively support their children’s education. This includes getting young children ready for school and being a partner in your child’s education.|
|EARLY EDUCATION and CHILD CARE||See HEADSTART/CHILD CARE (internal link)||3 preschool/Headstart classrooms in collaboration with the St. Johnsbury School District|
|JOB COACHING AND TRAINING||JOB COACHING
to help parents chart and meet their employment goals
NEKCA’s Community Thrift Store
|JOB COACHING PLUS
Our other NEWPORT OFFICE:
70 MAIN STREET P.O. BOX 346
|ANOTHER CHANCE||High School Graduation and GED support for pregnant and parenting teens and young adults||High School Graduation and GED support for pregnant and parenting teens|