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.

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.