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Family Support Services

The Office of Early Childhood has a number of programs available which provide services to help children and their families.
Click on the program's name below to learn more about what support services are available for families or call the Child Development Infoline at (800) 505-7000.

Help Me Grow
Help Me Grow, a prevention program for children up to age 5 experiencing the challenges of growing up, provides parents and providers access to a variety of community resources that address a child's behavioral or developmental needs.
Triple P stands for ‘Positive Parenting Program'. Triple P aims to build positive behaviors in children, confidence in parents' abilities, and community support for raising children.

Nurturing Families Network
The Nurturing Families Network (NFN) can help ease your mind throughout your pregnancy and after your baby is born so that your first parenting experience is positive and enjoyable.
Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome
To learn more about shaken baby syndrome prevention, receive awareness materials, or to schedule an informational presentation, call (860) 713-5330.
Family Development Training
The  Family Development Training program teaches students and human service providers a strength-based approach to working with families and communities. In collaboration with the University of Connecticut Center for the Study of Culture, Health and Human Development, the Trust Fund provides this accessible, community-centered family development training that focuses on the skills needed to help families attain healthy self-reliance.
Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program
The Department of Public Health's Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program provides high quality home visiting programs for children and families who live in high-risk communities.

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