Support Groups and Classes for Families

Parrish Medical Center offers a number of monthly support groups and classes for new parents, children, and families. Contact the individual numbers listed for more information.  

Moments to Miracles: Childbirth Education Class
Call 321-268-6790 for dates and times $50 per couple (preregistration required)
Held at PMC Conference Center  

Beginning Breastfeeding Class
Third Monday each month, 6:30 to 9 p.m.
321-268-6682 to register (Free)
Held at The Children’s Center, 5650 S. Washington Ave., Titusville  

MAK Gathering (Mothers and Kids) Support Group – Birth to Preschool
A place to meet other mothers to gain knowledge and support on child development issues.
Facilitated by Parrish Medical Center Lactation Consultant Eileen LoPresti.
Every Monday & Wednesday, 10:00–11:30 a.m. Call 321-268-6682 or 321-264-0855 for more information
Held at The Children’s Center, 5650 S. Washington Ave., Titusville 

Playgroup Pals for ages 1–4
A certified teacher facilitates in an inclusive environment. A one-hour group includes indoor gym time, music, stories and sensory experiences.
Monday and Wednesday mornings, times vary
Call 321-264-0855 for more information
$37 per month or $100 per quarter session
Held at The Children’s Center, 5650 South Washington Ave., Titusville  

Mom's Morning Out: Ages 2–4
Children enjoy a morning of crafts, story time, music, playground, indoor gym and sensory fun.
Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.–11:30 a.m. $40 per week (snack provided)
Call Kathy Simonsen at 264-0855; held at The Children's Center, 5650 S. Washington Ave. Titusville   

Respite Nights
Parent night out while children with special needs, siblings, and friends participate in outside time, crafts, indoor play and fitness fun. Staff includes qualified instructors/ teachers, PMC registered nurse on site and volunteers.
Sponsored in part by United Way of Brevard.
4 p.m.–8 p.m., Saturday, November 13
To register for Respite Night call 321-264-0855 or e-mail kathy.simonsen@parrishmed.com
Children 9 and under at The Children’s Center, 5650 S. Washington Ave., Titusville: $20 first child; $5 each additional sibling.
Children 10 and over at Parrish Health & Fitness, 2210 Cheney Hwy, Titusville: $25 first child $5 each additional sibling 

The Children’s Center, an affiliate of Parrish Medical Center, offers a variety of learning and early development programs for area children. The Center consists of six local partner agencies working together to meet the needs of children. The Children’s Center is located on Highway U.S. 1 in Titusville. It will be celebrating its 10th anniversary later this year.
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