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Community Parenting Resources and Parenting Groups

The following resources in nearby communities help provide support, resources, and programs for parents and children.

Massachusetts Early Education and After School Programs 

This website allows you to search for Early Education and Care (EEC) licensed childcare providers in Massachusetts communities.

Medford Public Schools Early Childhood/Afterschool Office 

Provides a number of resources for parents with young children, including a list of Medford-area licensed family daycare providers.

Medford Family Network (MFN)

Provides support and activities for Medford families with young children, including programs for toddlers.

City of Somerville Public Schools Programs

Somerville Public Schools run afterschool programs, vacation camps, and summer camps for Somerville residents. The Somerville Family Learning Collaborative also offers support and activities for Somerville families with young children.

Parenting Groups 

Parenting groups offer support and camaraderie. We have put together a list of local groups in the Medford/Somerville/Boston areas. If you don’t see one in your neighborhood, search Yahoo groups or Meetup groups near you. Please note that groups may disband or change over time.