The intent of Up County Family Partnership is to provide and promote, through mutual respect, opportunities that strengthen and build healthy and positive family functioning for all. As part of its effort to accomplish this goal, Up-County offers the following programs.
Free on-site childcare for parents accessing programs are offered for families preparing for the birth of a child and for children under the age of four. Your infants will enjoy their early learning experiences. New parents and parents of infants can participate in infant health and education programs including pre-natal and post-natal monitoring.
Toddlers can participate in recreational social and developmental activities geared for their emotional and physical development. Young mothers and fathers who have had their education interrupted and would like to complete requirements for their high school diploma can pick up where they left off. Up County offers the following programs in high school and adult education: Alternative High School courses, Flexible High School, Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
You can upgrade your job skills in Up County's computer lab. Participants receive employment training services that include computer literacy, typing, advanced computer courses, and other job readiness skills. You will also have access to the Job Network and opportunities to discuss career goals. Participants who come to the Center will find a wide range of recreational and social activities available to them.
Highlights include a weekly schedule of parent/child activities such as: music and movement; Mom's Club weekly; lunches every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday; dinners quarterly; and much more. A calendar of events is available in the Center.
The Home Visitor will meet with families to discuss strengths and needs, making referrals to community agencies as needed.