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Connecting families to resources, each other and their communities.

We are currently accepting applications for our Toys for Tots program.  Requests for toys MUST BE made through this application process before November 30th. Click here to access the application.

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Funded by the Department of Early Education & Care

MOC CFCE supports parents as their child's first teacher through a number of parent child activities including: local play groups, developmental screenings, and early literacy programs. In addition, the program offers transition support for children from home to daycare/preschool, preschool to Kindergarten, and school readiness for children up to age eight. The program serves as a central point of information for community resources and referral services to connect families to their  local community throughout North Central MA. 


(978) 355-0266

Here is this month's calendar of events!

As we continue to serve families under COVID-19 restrictions, we have consolidated our community calendars to one so you can view all virtual and in-person activities in one place. Please reach out to any of our coordinators for additional information about our events.

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The CFCE provides everything parents need to prepare their children for kindergarten. What you can expect to find:

  • Registration information for each school

  • Screening information

  • Contact information

  • Important dates

  • Skills to help children transition into kindergarten

  • Additional resources


The Parent Child Home Visiting program is an evidence-based early literacy, parenting and school readiness model, aimed at closing the achievement gap by providing low-income families the skills and materials they need to prepare their children for school and life success.  The program supports early literacy development for children ages 17 months to 4 years.  Families receive free books and toys which are used to support early literacy growth and parent-child interactions. Call 978-355-0266 to register or learn more about  this program.


Parent As Teachers is a national program that supports parents as their child's first teacher and offers complete family support from prenatal to age 5 years. A trained Home Educator visits families in-home, as scheduled, to provide information about child growth & development, developmental screenings, parent education classes, play groups and much more.  Call 978-355-0266 to register and learn more about this program.

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