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May 2017
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, May 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Monday morning, for children ages 1 to 2 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, May 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. With Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, May 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, May 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is an educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers. Expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Helping Siblings Get Along

Tuesday, May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday evenings May 2 & 9
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

In this two-week class, parents will learn the surprising causes of sibling rivalry, when to intervene and when not to, and techniques for handling kids' feelings and behaviors. These strategies can be used for handling issues between playmates as well as siblings. Facilitated by Bob Pavlik, M.Ed.  

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, May 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning, for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, May 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

ADD/ADHD Parent Support Group (full)

Wednesday, May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesday evenings, Apr. 5 through May 10
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Signup for this class is closed. If you are interested in being contacted for the next time we run it, please let us know by selecting “Add me to waitlist” below or  calling 603-422-8208. When raising a child with ADD/ADHD, having a support network and learning about parenting strategies and community resources is vital. This six-week group (April 5-May 10) will provide a place for parents to connect with one another, share valuable tips and techniques, and learn how to…

Find out more »
Free

Parent Recharge

Thursday, May 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday morning of each month. Need some time to relax with other grownups? Want your kids to be socializing while you do? Kick back, get involved in relaxing activities, and recharge your parenting battery. Child care and refreshments included. Facilitated by Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Stress Reduction Class (full)

Thursday, May 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Thursday from March 9 - May 11 - except April 27.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Signup for this class is closed. If you are interested in being contacted for the next time we run it, please let us know by selecting "Add me to waitlist" below or  calling 603-422-8208. Is stress affecting your health? Come learn how to change unhealthy reactions to healthier responses at Families First's 9-week Stress Reduction class (March 9 - May 11). Questions? call 603-422-8208 press 1. The classes will be led by Jill Capobianco, a graduate of the UMass Center for…

Find out more »
Free

Caregiver Group

Thursday, May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Thursday of each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

This group is for any individual or family who is managing the care of a loved one with dementia, either at home or in a care community. Meetings are run by trained volunteer Dick Chamberlain and Families First social worker Cindi Shanley. To learn more, call Mr. Chamberlain at (603) 642-8758, or just drop into the next session.

Find out more »

Food Allergy Support Group for Parents

Thursday, May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Connect with other parents and community members. Meets 1st Thursday of each month. Monthly topics vary. With Jacquelyn Silvani.

Find out more »

Rapid HIV Screening

Friday, May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
1st Friday each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First partners with the Joan G. Lovering Health Center to offer rapid HIV testing on-site at Families First. This test is done with a finger stick, not a blood draw, and you'll have the results before you leave. HIV testing is recommended for individuals with past or present IV drug use, sex partners of IV drug users, and men who have sex with men. If you have health insurance, your insurance will be billed. If you are uninsured and fall into the above…

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, May 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Monday morning, for children ages 1 to 2 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. With Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, May 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is an educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers. Expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Helping Siblings Get Along

Tuesday, May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday evenings May 2 & 9
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

In this two-week class, parents will learn the surprising causes of sibling rivalry, when to intervene and when not to, and techniques for handling kids' feelings and behaviors. These strategies can be used for handling issues between playmates as well as siblings. Facilitated by Bob Pavlik, M.Ed.  

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, May 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning, for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, May 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

ADD/ADHD Parent Support Group (full)

Wednesday, May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesday evenings, Apr. 5 through May 10
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Signup for this class is closed. If you are interested in being contacted for the next time we run it, please let us know by selecting “Add me to waitlist” below or  calling 603-422-8208. When raising a child with ADD/ADHD, having a support network and learning about parenting strategies and community resources is vital. This six-week group (April 5-May 10) will provide a place for parents to connect with one another, share valuable tips and techniques, and learn how to…

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Helping Children Understand Personal Body Safety

Thursday, May 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

The staff of HAVEN will discuss personal body safety rules and how to talk to children about them in a non-alarming way, what situations could put your child at risk, and how everyday parenting strategies can build protection for your child. 

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Stress Reduction Class (full)

Thursday, May 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Thursday from March 9 - May 11 - except April 27.
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Signup for this class is closed. If you are interested in being contacted for the next time we run it, please let us know by selecting "Add me to waitlist" below or  calling 603-422-8208. Is stress affecting your health? Come learn how to change unhealthy reactions to healthier responses at Families First's 9-week Stress Reduction class (March 9 - May 11). Questions? call 603-422-8208 press 1. The classes will be led by Jill Capobianco, a graduate of the UMass Center for…

Find out more »

WIC Clinic at Families First

Friday, May 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, December 22, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, December 22, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

On the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month (except in November) WIC is in our parent room! To make your WIC appointment call (800) 256-9880. If you would like free child care during your WIC appointment, ask to schedule it between 9:00-12:00. Then sign up below, or call 603-422-8208 (press 2).

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, May 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Monday morning, for children ages 1 to 2 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, May 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. With Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, May 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is an educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers. Expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Effective Discipline

Tuesday, May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday evenings May 16 through May 30
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

In this three-part series (Tuesdays, May 16-30), parents will learn which kinds of discipline are hurtful and which are helpful and effective. Find the strategies that will work for your family, and make sure you aren't accidentally sabotaging the methods you use. These discipline strategies will be discussed: Teaching What You Expect, Successful Rules, Taming Tantrums, Getting Cooperation, and Consequences that Teach Good Choices. With Bob Pavlik, M.Ed., and Parkie Boley

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, May 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning, for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, May 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Parent Recharge

Thursday, May 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
The first and third Thursday morning each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday morning of each month. Need some time to relax with other grownups? Want your kids to be socializing while you do? Kick back, get involved in relaxing activities, and recharge your parenting battery. Child care and refreshments included. With Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, May 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Monday morning, for children ages 1 to 2 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. With Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, May 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, May 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is an educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers. Expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Effective Discipline

Tuesday, May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday evenings May 16 through May 30
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

In this three-part series (Tuesdays, May 16-30), parents will learn which kinds of discipline are hurtful and which are helpful and effective. Find the strategies that will work for your family, and make sure you aren't accidentally sabotaging the methods you use. These discipline strategies will be discussed: Teaching What You Expect, Successful Rules, Taming Tantrums, Getting Cooperation, and Consequences that Teach Good Choices. With Bob Pavlik, M.Ed., and Parkie Boley

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, May 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning, for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, May 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Planning Your Family’s Summer

Thursday, May 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Lay the groundwork for an affordable and memorable summer.  Come share ideas, tips and best-kept secrets on summering on the Seacoast.  With Peggy Meyers.

Find out more »

WIC Clinic at Families First

Friday, May 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, December 22, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, December 22, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

On the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month (except in November) WIC is in our parent room! To make your WIC appointment call (800) 256-9880. If you would like free child care during your WIC appointment, ask to schedule it between 9:00-12:00. Then sign up below, or call 603-422-8208 (press 2).

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, May 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Monday morning, for children ages 1 to 2 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. With Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, May 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, May 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is an educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers. Expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Effective Discipline

Tuesday, May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday evenings May 16 through May 30
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

In this three-part series (Tuesdays, May 16-30), parents will learn which kinds of discipline are hurtful and which are helpful and effective. Find the strategies that will work for your family, and make sure you aren't accidentally sabotaging the methods you use. These discipline strategies will be discussed: Teaching What You Expect, Successful Rules, Taming Tantrums, Getting Cooperation, and Consequences that Teach Good Choices. With Bob Pavlik, M.Ed., and Parkie Boley

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, May 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning, for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, May 31 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
June 2017
Free

Parent Recharge

Thursday, June 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday morning of each month. Need some time to relax with other grownups? Want your kids to be socializing while you do? Kick back, get involved in relaxing activities, and recharge your parenting battery. Child care and refreshments included. Facilitated by Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Caregiver Group

Thursday, June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Thursday of each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

This group is for any individual or family who is managing the care of a loved one with dementia, either at home or in a care community. Meetings are run by trained volunteer Dick Chamberlain and Families First social worker Cindi Shanley. To learn more, call Mr. Chamberlain at (603) 642-8758, or just drop into the next session.

Find out more »

Food Allergy Support Group for Parents

Thursday, June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Connect with other parents and community members. Meets 1st Thursday of each month. Monthly topics vary. With Jacquelyn Silvani.

Find out more »

Rapid HIV Screening

Friday, June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
1st Friday each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First partners with the Joan G. Lovering Health Center to offer rapid HIV testing on-site at Families First. This test is done with a finger stick, not a blood draw, and you'll have the results before you leave. HIV testing is recommended for individuals with past or present IV drug use, sex partners of IV drug users, and men who have sex with men. If you have health insurance, your insurance will be billed. If you are uninsured and fall into the above…

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, June 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Monday morning, for children ages 1 to 2 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. With Allison Dillon.

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, June 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

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Free

Babytime

Tuesday, June 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is an educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers. Expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Keeping Your Cool: Anger Help for Everyday Parenting

Tuesday, June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Learn ways to reduce and handle anger so you can be the parent you want to be.  ~ Week 1: Turn angry reactions to helpful responses with stress reduction for parents, with Jill Capobianco ~ Week 2: What happens in our brains when we become angry, with Pete Fifield, LCMHC  ~ Week 3: Identify and understand your personal triggers; how anger works; how kids "push our buttons"; and strategies for you and your kids, with Bob Pavlik, MEd.

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, June 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning, for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

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Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, June 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Q&A with Dr. Dawn Huebner on Transitioning to Summer

Thursday, June 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Popsicles. Pools. Relaxed mornings and homework-free afternoons. ... But summer isn't always grand. There's boredom.  Bickering. Tears at camp drop-offs and too many hours playing video games. How do you balance it all? Come to a Q&A with psychologist/author Dr. Dawn Huebner for tips on transitioning to summer.

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WIC Clinic at Families First

Friday, June 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, December 22, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, December 22, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

On the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month (except in November) WIC is in our parent room! To make your WIC appointment call (800) 256-9880. If you would like free child care during your WIC appointment, ask to schedule it between 9:00-12:00. Then sign up below, or call 603-422-8208 (press 2).

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$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, June 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Monday morning, for children ages 1 to 2 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

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Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, June 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. With Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, June 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is an educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers. Expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Keeping Your Cool: Anger Help for Everyday Parenting

Tuesday, June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Learn ways to reduce and handle anger so you can be the parent you want to be.  ~ Week 1: Turn angry reactions to helpful responses with stress reduction for parents, with Jill Capobianco ~ Week 2: What happens in our brains when we become angry, with Pete Fifield, LCMHC  ~ Week 3: Identify and understand your personal triggers; how anger works; how kids "push our buttons"; and strategies for you and your kids, with Bob Pavlik, MEd.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, June 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning, for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

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Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, June 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Parent Recharge

Thursday, June 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
The first and third Thursday morning each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday morning of each month. Need some time to relax with other grownups? Want your kids to be socializing while you do? Kick back, get involved in relaxing activities, and recharge your parenting battery. Child care and refreshments included. With Allison Dillon.

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$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, June 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Monday morning, for children ages 1 to 2 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

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Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, June 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. With Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, June 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is an educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers. Expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Keeping Your Cool: Anger Help for Everyday Parenting

Tuesday, June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Learn ways to reduce and handle anger so you can be the parent you want to be.  ~ Week 1: Turn angry reactions to helpful responses with stress reduction for parents, with Jill Capobianco ~ Week 2: What happens in our brains when we become angry, with Pete Fifield, LCMHC  ~ Week 3: Identify and understand your personal triggers; how anger works; how kids "push our buttons"; and strategies for you and your kids, with Bob Pavlik, MEd.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, June 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning, for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, June 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Helping Siblings Get Along

Thursday, June 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Thursday mornings June 22 & 29
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

In this two-week class, parents will learn the surprising causes of sibling rivalry, when to intervene and when not to, and techniques for handling kids' feelings and behaviors. These strategies can be used for handling issues between playmates as well as siblings. With Parkie Boley.

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WIC Clinic at Families First

Friday, June 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, December 22, 2017

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Friday, December 22, 2017

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

On the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month (except in November) WIC is in our parent room! To make your WIC appointment call (800) 256-9880. If you would like free child care during your WIC appointment, ask to schedule it between 9:00-12:00. Then sign up below, or call 603-422-8208 (press 2).

Find out more »
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, June 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Monday morning, for children ages 1 to 2 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, June 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. With Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, June 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is an educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers. Expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Media Literacy for Parents

Tuesday, June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Parents, have you considered how all that screen time may be shaping your child? Educators from HAVEN will lead an interactive discussion that will help parents understand how media messages can affect their kids. They will guide parents on deconstructing media messages by looking at current ads, showing links between interpersonal violence and media messages, and examining the influence these images and stories may have on kids' self-esteem and relationships. Facilitated by Sarah Shanahan of HAVEN.

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$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, June 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning, for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, June 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Helping Siblings Get Along

Thursday, June 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Thursday mornings June 22 & 29
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

In this two-week class, parents will learn the surprising causes of sibling rivalry, when to intervene and when not to, and techniques for handling kids' feelings and behaviors. These strategies can be used for handling issues between playmates as well as siblings. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
July 2017
$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, July 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Monday morning, for children ages 1 to 2 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, July 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. With Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, July 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, July 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is an educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers. Expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
$5

Terrific Twos Playtime

Wednesday, July 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Wednesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Wednesday morning, for children ages 2 to 3 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships. Parents and caregivers get ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »

Families First Health Clinic

Wednesday, July 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First offers easy-to-access medical, dental, counseling and social work services for adults in temporary or unstable housing.  To confirm the time and location of the Mobile Health Teams, call 1-888-922-0005.

Find out more »
Free

Parent Recharge

Thursday, July 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday morning of each month. Need some time to relax with other grownups? Want your kids to be socializing while you do? Kick back, get involved in relaxing activities, and recharge your parenting battery. Child care and refreshments included. Facilitated by Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Caregiver Group

Thursday, July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Thursday of each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

This group is for any individual or family who is managing the care of a loved one with dementia, either at home or in a care community. Meetings are run by trained volunteer Dick Chamberlain and Families First social worker Cindi Shanley. To learn more, call Mr. Chamberlain at (603) 642-8758, or just drop into the next session.

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Food Allergy Support Group for Parents

Thursday, July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Connect with other parents and community members. Meets 1st Thursday of each month. Monthly topics vary. With Jacquelyn Silvani.

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Rapid HIV Screening

Friday, July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
1st Friday each month
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Families First partners with the Joan G. Lovering Health Center to offer rapid HIV testing on-site at Families First. This test is done with a finger stick, not a blood draw, and you'll have the results before you leave. HIV testing is recommended for individuals with past or present IV drug use, sex partners of IV drug users, and men who have sex with men. If you have health insurance, your insurance will be billed. If you are uninsured and fall into the above…

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$5

Toddler Playtime

Monday, July 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Monday morning, for children ages 1 to 2 and their parents or caregivers. Your child will enjoy gym, circle time, songs, story, snack, fun activities and first friendships, while you get new ideas for activities and parenting and a chance to connect with other parents. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
Free

Family Fun Night

Monday, July 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Monday nights
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Monday is Family Fun Night! Join us to enjoy a family-style dinner and family-friendly activities, without the stress of making it happen. A fun, relaxing evening out for families who are experiencing stress. With Allison Dillon.

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, July 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

Find out more »
Free

Babytime

Tuesday, July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held every Tuesday morning. Babytime is an educational, playful and supportive group for babies up to 12 months old and their parents or other caregivers. Expecting parents also welcome. A developmental therapist from the Children's Rehab Center of Portsmouth Regional Hospital comes to Babytime once a month to talk about infants' motor, social/emotional, language and brain development. If you require child care for older siblings, please sign up (below); otherwise, just show up with your baby. With Parkie Boley.

Find out more »
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