Resources for Children and Families
Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington
The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington is a group of committed educators, parents, grandparents, healthcare and childcare providers, business owners, civic organizations and members of the community who are deeply invested in the growth, development and academic success of young children in Southington.
Their website, available here, provides links to local, state, and national resources available to families with young children. Visitors will also find programs, events, workshops, and information on preparing children for school as well as childhood health and development.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC Program)
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, better known as the WIC Program, provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, nutrition education, and breastfeeding promotion and support to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. Click here for more information on eligibility, benefits, and program resources.
Southington residents that fall within the eligibility guidelines can apply for the WIC program through Bristol Health.
Prudence Crandall Center
Prudence Crandall Center, Inc is the oldest domestic violence program in Connecticut. PCC offers comprehensive services to women, men, and children who are victims of domestic violence and is the only domestic violence program serving these nine Connecticut towns: Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Kensington, New Britain, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, and Terryville.
Call 888-774-2900 for help or to talk to someone. Para hablar o recibir ayuda, llama al 888-774-2900.
Click here for their website.