• 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:

    • Healthcare
    • Oral Health
    • Mental Health
    • AHCCCS/SNAP application assistance (coming soon)
    • Emergency food, housing, utility assistance

     

     

    April Virtual Class Registration Forms *REQUIRED

       

    Nutrition Classes:  Tuesdays, April 6th, 13th & 20th @ 1pm

    Clases para padres, solo espanol. 

    https://forms.gle/iwZgvhpQB54Ws2fb6

         

    Kinder Prep A:  Thursdays, April 15th, 22nd, 29th @ 1pm

    Workshops geared for children entering Kindergarten!

    Class is filled at this time.

     

    Sign Language Storytime:  Monday, April 19th @ 10am

    Learn the signs for animals, as we ready a story!

    https://forms.gle/zDQtj9yBVRokjmFt9

     

    Mad Science:  Wednesday, April 21st @ 1pm

    We'll be learning about DINOSAURS!

    This class is filled.

     

    Baby Musical Storytime:  Friday, April 23rd @ 10am

    Storytime with songs for children 0-24 months!

    https://forms.gle/3SRG4xqB5nSrNbix7

     

    Deb's Dragons:  Saturday, April 24th @ 10am

    More information to come soon!

    https://forms.gle/jsAMreNaSZ3FuTT17

     

    Storytime:  Wednesday, April 28th @ 10am

    We'll be reading a story about Springtime!

    https://forms.gle/cT8BtorWh8tDdysJ6

     

    Coffee Talk:  Friday, April 30th @ 10am

    Join us with your cup of coffee; we'll be discussing gardening!

    https://forms.gle/XUeqjKCEMHpYoTQRA

     

     

    ONGOING PARENT WORKSHOPS

    We have ongoing parent workshops that last until May.  If you're interested, please email us at familyhub@gesd40.org or call us at 623-237-7364 for information.  Some of the classes may be filled:

    Play & Learn (Mondays)

    Kith & Kin (Tuesdays)

    Parent Academy (Thursdays)  

        

    COVID--19 INFORMATION

     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 familyhub@gesd40.org

     

     

     

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