to Three's mission is to increase children's potential for healthy
development and well being. We seek to do this by providing programs
and services to support parents and children from birth through
Birth to Three Family Center offers a variety of opportunities to
enhance your parenting skills. Equally important, we offer open
play times to get out with your child and socialize with other parents.
of our programs are free and available to all Ipswich residents
regardless of income, race, ethnicity, or creed. Many programs are
available to families from surrounding towns.
Messy Art - Learn recipes and reasons to incorporate messy play into your
Open Play - Come and play with your child. No registration required. Various
Music and movement activities
"Dad and Me"
Working Parent Saturday Playgroups
Age and development appropriate groups for children one month
to four years old.
Even more fun groups for parents of twins/triplets
Collaborative playgroups with early intervention
of Topics - Including developmental information, healthy eating,
toilet learning, early brain development, CPR training, literacy,
Facilitated by area professionals
Childcare provided during presentations and workshops
- "Systematic Training for Effective Parenting" -
A 7-week parenting group.
Special needs, special families
depression work group
Parent 2 Parent - Formal and informal sharing between parents to receive support and information
Personal Visits - A supportive visit to your home by an educator. The educator
will provide information and support around your child's development.
MFN Council - Parents, community members, and interested persons who meet to
insure the fulfillment of the MA Family Network grant requirements.
Parent/Community Advisory Council (PCAC) - This task driven subcommittee of the Council collaborates with
the staff for specific program planning.
Fundraising Committee - Parents,
community members, and interested persons who come up with creative
ways to build financial support for B-3.
to Three Family Center in Ipswich, is made possible by an annual
Massachusetts Family Network Grant through the Department
of Early Education and Care (EEC)
under the guidance of the Ipswich Public Schools. The material and
information does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of
the DOE or the federal government.