Other Ideas: Parent Talk, Inc; Moms of Amazing Kids; The Quincy Mothers' Cooperative (QMC); Family Resources of Natick; Mothers & More Metrowest
WarmLines is a non-profit organization that has provided parenting education and support to families in the Greater Boston area since 1978. Several WarmLines programs are free of charge, others are fee-for-service, and financial assistance is available. WarmLines is a subsidiary of The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP).
New Mothers Groups
New Babies/New Moms are daytime gatherings of first time mothers of infants up to 6 months. This is an opportunity to ask questions, share experiences, and get support from one another and a professional facilitator. Leaders of these groups all have advanced degrees in Social Work, Education, or Psychology. Groups consist of 8-12 participants who meet for six weeks. Groups are free of charge.
New Parents Groups
New Babies/New Parents are evening gatherings of first time mothers and fathers of infants up to 6 months. This is an opportunity to ask questions, share experiences, and get support from one another and a professional facilitator. Leaders of these groups all have advanced degrees in Social Work, Education, or Psychology. Groups consist of 16 participants who meet for eight weeks. A light supper is served.
Stipends are available for child care and transportation. Groups are free of charge, thanks to a grant from the MA Children’s Trust Fund.
Make music and friends, too. WarmLines welcomes children from 3 mos to 3.5 years, each with an adult partner, to join a music educator for a 45-minute class followed by a 30-minute free play period. Weekday mornings. Fall/Winter and Winter/Spring sessions. Fee.
Child Care Connection
If you're looking for Family Day Care, Child Care Centers, Toddler Programs, Preschools, Transition Classes, Kindergartens, or Afterschool Programs in Allston/ Brighton, Belmont, Brookline, Needham, Newton, Waltham, Watertown, Wellesley, and Weston, WarmLines can assist in your search. Fee assistance available.
Day Camp Connection
WarmLines can help find the summer program you need. An extensive database includes general and specialty camps in the Metro Boston area. You can specify age, location, hours, transportation, and more. Receive up-to-date information on programs. Fee assistance available.
Newton Preschool Guide
This popular guide to part-day programs can help you explore preschool options within Newton. Contains information on hours, fees, program philosophy, physical space, extended day and summer options, transition classes, and much more. Guidelines for visiting and choosing a preschool are included.
225 Nevada Street, Newtonville, MA, 02460 map
Phone: (617) 244-4636
WarmLines is located in the Newton Cultural Center at 225 Nevada Street in Newtonville MA. Groups and classes are held in a large sunlit activity room. There is plenty of free parking, a large park with playground equipment, and handicap accessibility.
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