350 Main St, Suite D, Torrington, CT 06790

Our Programs

Our Programs

A Center for Growth and Support

WIC (Women Infants and Children)

Nutrition is just the beginning

Supplemental food program that offers nutritious foods and education for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women; infants and children up to age five. On going breastfeeding support for mothers provided by Certified Lactation Counselors.

Nurturing Families Network

Free voluntary in-home program

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

Insurance for you and your family

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.

The Father Involvement Program

Establish and maintain positive relationships

The goals of this program are to positively engage fathers in their children’s lives, help fathers become aware of the important role they play in their child’s emotional development and assist fathers in seeking opportunities to gain skills to meet the basic providing needs.

Parenting Classes/Groups

Various classes/groups for parenting

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 and Parenting Today for basic parenting, stress management and co-parenting.

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Welcome to the Family Strides WIC Program, where NUTRITION is Just the Beginning

Nutrition Services

If you are recently pregnant, expecting a baby soon, already have an infant, you are breastfeeding or a postpartum mother, to your child you are a HERO!  And we all know heroes have special powers.