Parents & Caregivers

We understand the many challenges adults face as they navigate through their life’s journey. From career and parenting pressures to substance abuse and relationship problems to caring for elderly family members, life presents a variety of experiences that are difficult to encounter alone.

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A Safe and Supportive Environment for Adults & Families

The Bridge provides a safe, supportive environment where adults are heard and can explore a variety of services and programs to enhance their parenting or caregiver needs. Our Family Resource Center (FRC) has an abundance of programs, classes, and services available to parents and caregivers to assist with raising children, learning English, integrating into the community, and further developing interpersonal and leadership skills.

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Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center (FRC) supports the healthy development of families in the West Hartford community. 

Our variety of programs and services offer:

• Education, support, and empowerment for parents and caregivers
• Promotion of family involvement with the schools 
• Help for children to succeed academically, socially, and emotionally

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Mosaic Parenting Center

Structured support and coaching during family visitation sessions for parents who are working on family reunification. 

The DCF-referred program offers:

• Parental visit coaching to improve relationships
• Guidance and instruction in child development
• Positive parenting support and tools for families and beyond

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  • 47% of caregivers reported their stress seriously affects their physical health.

    of caregivers

    Reported their stress seriously affects their physical health

Counseling Services for Families

Located in West Hartford, Rockville, and Avon, our Counseling Centers offer therapy treatments to address a broad range of concerns facing adults and families. Our counselors provide parenting support in individual therapy sessions as well as family counseling. They also offer workshops on different topics important to parents.

Counseling Services

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Ongoing Support & Advice

Our Every Family and Every Family School Edition newsletters are sent out two times per year and offer parents advice and support on a variety of different topics.

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Where there is a need, the Bridge responds every time!

Each generation of kids comes with its own set of problems, and parents struggle to overcome new obstacles. Today’s parents and caregivers are raising children in an environment with access to excessive, unsupervised technology, social media, and persuasive pop culture. 

This is uncharted territory. And, we’re here to help.

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