GESD FAMILY RESOURCE CENTERS: STRENGTHENING FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AGES BIRTH TO FIVE YEARS THROUGH PREVENTION, INTERVENTION AND EDUCATION
Everyday life is a learning experience for children. The Glendale Elementary School District Family Resource Centers explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities. Children are eager to connect with the adults in their lives. Through these relationships, children gain the confidence and security they need to learn.
Through the GESD Family Resource Centers, parents can participate in:
- Parent/Child literacy classes
- Parent Workshops
- Structured Play
- Health and Nutrition Programs
- Child Development Programs
Resource and Referral Information:
- Oral Health
- Mental Health
- AHCCCS/SNAP application assistance (coming soon)
- Emergency food, housing, utility assistance
March Virtual Class Registration Forms *REQUIRED
Dr. Seuss Celebration : Tuesday, March 2nd @ 10am
Let's celebrate Dr Seuss with reading and fun activities!
Virtual Play Date: Wednesday, March 3rd @ 10am
Visit and play with your friends virtually!
MIM - Mini Music Makers: Friday, March 5th @ 10am
Enjoy this class with singing, dancing and playing instruments
Zoo to You: Wednesday, March 10th @ 9:30am
We will meet, learn and explore bugs, bees, beatles and more!
Leprechaun Storytime: Wednesday, March 10th @ 1:00pm
Join us as we read a fun story about Leprechauns!
Mrs. Wishy Washy Storytime: Wednesday, March 24th @ 10am
Silly Mrs. Wishy Washy is trying to keep the farm animals clean!!
Musicology: Thursdays, begins March 25th @ 1pm (3 wks)
Your child will be moving, dancing and having fun!
AZ Puppet Theater: Friday, March 26th @ 10am
Join us for this live streamed event, featuring Goldilocks!
Mad Science: Saturday, March 27th @ 10am
Fun, interactive class, learning about plants!
Storytime with Sign Language: Monday, March 29th @ 10am
Learn the signs for colors!
February Virtual Class Registration Forms *REQUIRED
Parent Academy Worshops: Beginning February 11th @ 10:30am (14 wks)
14 weeks - Workshops for parents regarding child developement and more! Please see the Parent Workshop link.
Play & Learn: Starts Monday, February 22nd @ 11am (10 wks)
Parent/Child Interaction classes - see description in link
Kith & Kin Workshops: 14 weeks
Coffee Talk: February 26th @ 9am
Conversation with other parents - February is Dental Month
Family Yoga: February 27th @ 9am
Gather your family and participate in some yoga!
At this time, GESD Family Resource Centers will not be physically open to families, but we are providing resources and referrals. We are also providing virtual activities; please see the registration forms.
For more information:
- Call 623-237-7364
- Fill out an Online Referral Request Form
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org