Family Learning Center
The Family Learning Center (FLC) is a collaboration between DACCO and Champions for Children, funded by the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County. We offer parenting classes, new mom support groups, visitation playgroups, reflective groups, and child development seminars for mothers undergoing treatment for substance abuse at DACCO, all with the goal of helping them re-establish strong, healthy relationships with their children that truly last. FLC also serves as a an Eckerd Early Head Start and School Readiness Provider, enrolling children from newborn to 3 years old.
FLC’s services include:Child Care: We offer Early Head Start day care services for children aged 0-3.
Nurturing Parenting: An 18 session group-based program with lessons that are competency-based ensuring parental learning and mastery of skills.
New Moms Network: An ongoing weekly support group for women who are pregnant or have an infant up to six months of age.
Rainbow Playgroups: Weekly parent-child developmental playgroups
Each Rainbow Playgroup is paired with a weekly Rainbow Reflection group, allowing mothers to process the visit from the previous week. Pictures of the visit are provided to help with the reflective process
Milestones: Seminars covering child development topics. These workshops provide moms in treatment with crucial information on healthy child development, from prenatal to elementary school age. Facilitators provide developmental activities for parents to practice with their children.