By popular demand, the Family Place has brought back the Grandparent Chat, a service focused on helping grandparents that are raising their grandchildren.   Childcare is provided and the program is free and open to all!

Come meet other families that share your situation. Find resources, make connections and celebrate strengths!  Click the PDF link below for time and contact information.  

Grandparent_Chat_1.pdf

Food Lion grocery stores are participating in the Healthy Helping program to help those impacted by COVID-19 to continue to get fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables. To learn more about the program, call 877-490-6642 or view the flyers in Spanish and English:

Get Set Transylvania has set up a program to supply back packs of school items for students.  The bags may be picked up starting Friday, Septemenber 25th at the following locations:

The Family Place - Brevard and Rosman Community Playgroups Transylvania County Library

No registration is required and the bags will be available while supplies last.

Register now for the Circle of Security Parenting Program!  This 9 week program will help parents and caregivers of children between the ages of 0 and 12 to build secure relationships with their children.  These meetings will be held in person from 4:30pm to 6pm on Wednesdays between September 23 and November 18 at Keystone Camp. If you can't make the Wednesday night meetings, we will also offer virtual groups on Thursday evenings and Wednesday mornings.
Registration is required and free childcare will be provided!
To register, please contact Nikki Parker at 828-883-4857 or Sheila Mooney at 828-884-4560.

To learn more or download the flyer, click here.

Earlier this month, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement recommending that students be physically present in school this fall. Schools provide more than just academic instruction; they help provide social interaction, physical activities, and even regular meals for children.

Naturally, many parents are concerned about the safety and well-being of their children as states work to make a plan to keep kids as safe as possible when they do return to the classroom. Here are some questions you can ask your school and steps you can take to ensure the greatest success for your child and his or her classmates.