350 Main St, Suite D, Torrington, CT 06790


350 Main St. Torrington, CT 06790 For families to grow and develop through ongoing education and support.

Family Strides, Inc.

Our Mission:

A community based program providing comprehensive services to enhance opportunities for families to grow and develop through ongoing education support.

Supported by:

Our Programs at a Glance?

A Center for Growth and Support

Every Woman CT

Join the “EVERY WOMAN CONNECTICUT” Learning Collaborative to give babies in your community a healthy start and ensure that all women and men are as healthy as the can possibly be throughout the course of their life, whether they want to start a family or not.

Childbirth Education

6 week class that covers prenatal care, labor & delivery, and basic infant care. Prenatal care is medical care you receive while pregnant. We educate on what to expect during health care visits and why your health care provider checks on you and your baby.

Nurturing Families Network

A curriculum based home visitation program designed to provide parenting education to first time parents. Monthly family activities and play groups. A trained family and child development specialist will provide education and support directly to you and your family.

Nurturing Connections

A free voluntary program that provides support, parenting education and referrals to community resources to all first time parents at Charlotte Hungerford and Sharon Hospitals. A Nurturing Connections Coordinator will visit and bring parent packet and developmental calendar.


Father Involvement Program developed its mission to provide the skills and support needed for fathers to establish and maintain positive, ongoing relationship with their children. The goals of this program are to (1) positively engage fathers in their children’s lives,

Parenting Classes/Groups

Parenting groups that focus on parent/child relationships, child development, discipline, and skill building techniques. Examples include, 1, 2, 3 Magic for effective discipline, Prenatal/Childbirth classes, basic parenting, stress management and co-parenting.

WIC (Women Infants and Children)

Nutrition is just the beginning.

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)        mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)        fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3)        email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Torrington WIC Program Store List

Please find a list of Torrington stores that participate in the CT WIC program.

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, better known as the WIC Program, provides healthcare referrals, nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and supplemental foods.

Click here to access the Connecticut WIC Program Website; www.ct.gov/dph/wic