Family Network Parent/Child Center
Highland Park, Ill.
Hours: The Center is open from September–June, Tuesday-Friday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Summer hours may vary.
The Baby & Me Room at Family Network offers a warm, welcoming space to meet other parents with infants, and to play together in a safe and comfortable environment. Parents can share stories, challenges and resources with one another and with an experienced infant specialist. This "drop-in" program also features monthly professional speakers on infant development, sleep, feeding, crying, infant massage, Infant CPR, and music & movement. A 5-week "Getting to Know Your Baby" series for new parents is offered several times per year. The first visit is free, and adjusted fees are available as needed. Also offered at Family Network: Parenting consultation with a licensed clinical social worker, Thursday Dual Language program in English and Spanish, Toddler & Preschool playrooms for children up to age 4, Postpartum Depression Support Group meets on Wednesday afternoons (call for information and start dates).