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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services - Marshfield Family Resource Center

Mission Statement: Care--Advocacy--Research--Education

Brief Agency Overview: At Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, we want the kids in our state to be the healthiest in the nation. By partnering with residents, community agencies, health care providers and families, we can make that goal a reality. We believe that providing the best care for kids goes beyond treating them only when they are sick or injured. The Marshfield Family Resource Center is a place where you can learn how to be the best parent possible. The center provides a nurturing environment in which parents can connect with resources, access programs, talk with staff one on one, and enjoy family activities with their children at no cost.

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Contact Person: Nicole Tank

List of programs, descriptions, eligibility requirements and costs of each: Marshfield Family Resource Center
Programming includes:
*Play and Learn: weekly program that allows parents to meet others with young children and participate in activities that help their child learn and get ready to start school
*Developmental Screening: We use the Ages and Stages Questionnaire and Ages and Stages Questionnaire Social Emotional screening tool for children 4 months to 5 years old.  This helps parents identify potential developmental delays or better understand upcoming milestones.
*Ask the Expert classes: These classes provide parents with specific and current information from community experts about a range of parenting issues
*Parenting Classes: These classes cover a wide range of topics related to raising children.
*Lending Library: Our Lending Library offers a wide variety of parenting information including books, pamphlets and handouts on topics such as personal development, communication, behavior management techniques, and more.
*Parent Coaching: Parents can schedule private sessions with a staff person trained to provide parenting information to families.
*Warmline: Call us anytime at (715) 387-2729 ext 5 for nonemergency parenting advice on the day to day trials of child rearing for parents who may be under stress, have questions, or just need someone to talk to.
*Connection to community resources: We offer a reliable link to other community resources.

Because of United Way’s generous funding of our programs, we offer our services to all families at no cost.  

Contact Information:
Street Address: 601 S Central Avenue, Suite 200, Marshfield, WI 54449
Mailing Address: 601 S Central Avenue, Suite 200
City, State, Zip: Marshfield, WI 54449
Phone: 715 387 2729
Fax: 715 387 4526
Web Address: www.chw.org
E-Mail Address: NTank@chw.org