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BrightStart™ is for parents and other caregivers of young children (pre-natal to 4 years old) living in Manchester, CT.  BrightStart™ runs twice per year in the Spring and Fall.  Please call us at 860.375.0121 or e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information, you can apply on-line.

The purpose of BrightStart™ is to equip you, as a parent, to help your child acquire language, while enhancing their emotional and physical wellbeing.  In addition to what you learn, we will provide meals and some material resources for your child, examples of theses resources are: age appropriate books, toys, and safety items. During the morning your infant to 8-year-old children will engage in educational play with a trained dedicated staff.

abc shutterstock 57171436The 8-Week BrightStart™ will have a consistent structure each week while the topics change.  Running throughout each topic will be an emphasis on the ABCD's of Discipline.  A is for Attention, B is for Bonding, C is for Communication, and D is for Diet. The ABCD's are the building blocks every baby needs for healthy development. Parents will learn about brain development and how you can nurture your child's brain.   Loving Discipline training your child for success.  During this course you will learn how to increase your child's attention span, develop strong emotional attachments, and boost your child's verbal skills and physical health.  Everything about BrightStart™ is geared to help you prepare your baby for the brightest start possible!

 

Upcoming Events

Next BrightStart Workshop

Workshop Dates: March 5 — April 30. Training for new volunteers will be offered on February 13. Visit our Facebook page or call for more details.

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Come and play on the Imagination Playground Saturday, Feb 20 from 9am - noon at Manchester High School. Registration for BrightStart will be available.

BHF Volunteer Training

Everyone is invited to our Jump Start to BrightStart Volunteer Training coming on February 13. Watch Facebook or email us for more details.