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Your support keeps our doors open so new generations of mothers and fathers can discover their strength and confidence as parents, and children can develop social skills and prepare for skills in a loving safe environment.

Give Now


Click the Donate Now logo to help provide scholarships to this essential program at NECC.

Support for this program also provided by:

The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

The Community Development Block Grant administered by the Dutchess County Planning and Development Department




Mom's Morning Out
Childcare for ages 1—4
Mondays, 9:30am—noon

  • Creative play and social interaction for preschool children, led by John Mahoney.
  • A morning off for busy parents

    for shopping, napping or whatever you need to do!
  • Scholarships / sliding scale available

John Mahoney
John Mahoney
Program Coordinator, After-School Program and Child Care Supervisor, Parent Support Program
Email John

Lauren Astor
Lauren Astor
Family Support Coordinator
Email Lauren

Geoff Saavedra
Geoff Saavedra
Child Care Assistant and Transportation Assistant
518-592-1399 x 5
Email Geoff

Family Support Programs at NECC

Growing Together
Growing Together now meets at NECC, 51 South Center Street, Fridays, 10am-noon.

• Fun group learning activities, play and socialization
for kids, led by child care leader John Mahoney and special guests
• Meaningful conversations and support for parents
with Lauren Astor, MA.Ed

Free! (Donations welcome)
Drop-ins welcome, or call 518-789-4259 to reserve a spot.

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Growing Together
The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation is a generous funder of our Family Support programs. Read this wonderful article they wrote about us!

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation