The Rutland County Parent-Child Center, one of 15 parent-child centers located throughout Vermont, is a community-based, private non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and meeting the needs of children, youth and families. We provide 2Gen programming to support families in their journey.
Rutland County Parent-Child Center’s mission is to nurture children and families through supportive positive educational experiences that enhance their success in the community.
- A short term (18 month) shelter program for teen parents and at risk youth.
- Permanent housing for families.
- Two early childhood education centers
- Learning Together: a high school for teen parents and vulnerable youth.
- Childhood Integrated Services: CIS offers early intervention, family support, and prevention services that help ensure the healthy development and well-being of children, pre-birth to age 5. Services are available at low or no cost to families.
- Reach Up: helps eligible parents to gain job skills and find work so they can support their minor, dependent children. This includes: Services that support work, case management to help participants reach your goals, monthly cash payments to help pay for basic necessities like food, clothing, housing and utilities.
- VCFCR: a prevention based home visiting program proactive in approach and aimed at preventing child abuse and neglect before it happens.
- Play groups for parents and children.
- Multiple partnerships with community based nonprofits.