• Now Hiring: Parent Educator (full-time)

    Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley, a regional nonprofit with a 20-year history of serving children and families, seeks a dynamic team player to fulfill the role of Parent Educator. The successful candidate will work with families with young children, providing evidence-based programming through personal home visits and group interactions. The Family Resource Center provides […]

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  • ‘Give a Child a Book’ Board Book Drive

    Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley is pleased to partner with Thrivent Financial to hold a ‘Give a Child a Book’ board book drive. Every new or gently used board book contributed will be shared with families participating in the Family Resource Center’s Home Visiting program. Thrivent member and Family Resource Center board member Barbara […]

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  • New directions for Home Visiting

    Prenatal enrollment will be an increased priority           Family Resource Center staff recently met with Western Wisconsin Health to discuss strategies for increasing patient referral to home visiting prenatally. New this year, Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley has become a grantee of the Wisconsin Family Foundations Home Visiting Program. Through this […]

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  • Bowls for Hope event to benefit Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley

    Each year, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls hosts ‘Bowls for Hope’ to raise funds for an organization that is making a difference in the lives of people across the St. Croix Valley. The Family Resource Center has been selected as the recipient of funds for this year’s event, which will be hosted on Tuesday, March […]

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  • “Celebrate Children” in Wisconsin: License Plate Campaign  

    Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley is pleased to partner with Celebrate Children Foundation to help advance the mission of Wisconsin’s Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board: to proactively build safe, stable and nurturing relationships and environments that strengthen Wisconsin families. You can help highlight the visibility of this important work through ordering a ‘Celebrate […]

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  • Baby & Me promotes learning through play, provides support and community connections for parents

    Every week, parents and babies gather at Baby & Me to share their joys and concerns from the week. Often, parents come with questions about feeding or sleeping, and are excited to share news of a recent milestone, such as crawling, clapping and learning to wave. Parents discuss a topic related to child development or […]

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  • Donor Spotlight: Ann & Bill Findlay advocate for Family Resource Center

    Long-time supporters like Ann and Bill Findlay sustain our work; they have seen first-hand the difference our services can make for families. In the mid-1990s, health care professionals and educators in St. Croix County began to recognize a need for increased support to families with young children. A Public Health needs assessment pointed to a […]

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  • Young family thrives with support from home visits

    Tianna first learned about Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley as a high school student when she was pregnant with her daughter Avalynn. She attended group classes and received home visits, and said she learned helpful information about regarding the ‘Baby Blues’, infant sleep and crying, and generally what to expect with the birth of […]

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  • Former participant Jack Pollitt gives back through volunteering

    When Jack Pollitt and his family moved to Baldwin in 2004, his wife Jennifer was a stay-at-home mom and their son Jonathan was almost 2 years old. They found out about Play & Learn, and thought it would be a good opportunity for Jonathan to interact with other children. “It turned out to be a […]

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  • Parent group in Milltown scheduled for July

    Parent Cafe: Now enrolling for July! Share ideas * Make new friends * Discuss your family’s hopes and dreams Join us on Mondays, July 10, 17. and 24 from 1-3 p.m. at Angels Island Park in Milltown.  Free snacks and childcare is provided at all Parent Cafe groups. Please call 715-684-4440 to register by July […]

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