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Resource Guide

Check out our resource guide! We've got information about everything from playgrounds and museums to food assistance and childcare support. 

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DCR Family Programs

The DCR is excited to be offering family programs at Breakheart Reservation and Middlesex Fells. All Programs are free and open to the public.For more information or to register please email Brett Power, Visitor Services Supervisor, at [email protected]
Breakheart August Programming
Middlesex Fells August Programming

Additional Resources


You'll find current COVID-19 information and specific pandemic information intended for families. 

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Ready for Kindergarten

Do you have rising Kindergartner? You'll find a collection of resources and activities here that will aid their transition from home or preschool to Kindergarten.  

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Agencies Serving Parents & Children

We've assembled a list of agencies and organizations that strive to meet the needs of families. You'll find everything from your local YMCA to information about Early Intervention here. 

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Early Literacy 

Long before your child learns to read, they are developing the skills that will help them cuddle up with a good book. Reading to your child every day is a great start, but did you know that talking, drawing, and singing are great ways to build a life-long reader?  

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Concrete Support

Find information about everything from food pantries to housing assistance here. 

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Looking for childcare? Don't know where to start? We've compiled a list of relevant resources here. 

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Public Schools

Find a list of area public schools here. 

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Just for Parents 

Building social connections and fostering parental resilience are two of the Strengthening Families Protective Factors. Part of being a successful parent is taking time to connect with others and taking time to care for yourself!   

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