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Chelsea Family Network
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Chelsea / Revere Family Network


What is the Chelsea / Revere Family Network?
The Chelsea / Revere Family Network is a community-based information and resource hub for all families in the community in order to increase knowledge of and accessibility to high-quality early education and care programs and services. The Chelsea / Revere Family Network has been in operation since 1998 serving families with children birth through age eight. This program is funded by the Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant and awarded to CAPIC by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.

What does The Chelsea / Revere Family Network provide?
The Chelsea / Revere Family Network provides universal strength-based education and support programs for families of children aged birth through early school age. Direct services include:
  • Playgroups for children birth to age eight.
  • Self-development workshops and trainings for parents
  • Parenting education programs and support groups
  • Family Literacy programs with Raising A Reader and FCN lending library
  • Community Events and Family Celebrations
  • Information and referral services
  • Help providing basic human needs such as clothing and food
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The Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care along with the Family Network would like to invite you to engage in developmental screening with your child using the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ). Developmental screening provides families the opportunity to share and learn about their child’s development, to celebrate their growth, and to address any questions or concerns they may have about what “typical” development looks like.

Ages and Stages Questionnaire - English.
Ages and Stages Questionnaire - Spanish.

Who is eligible to participate?
Families with children birth to eight (0-8) who live in Chelsea and Revere are eligible to participate in the program. (Surrounding towns may apply based upon space) 

What is Parent Leadership?
The Chelsea / Revere Family Network offers parents volunteer and other leadership opportunities. Parents can become leaders by:
  • Co-facilitating a playgroup
  • Participating in Family Network Council meetings
  • Volunteering in the classroom

Where are we located?
The Chelsea / Revere Family Network is located at 67 Crescent Avenue, Chelsea in the CAPIC Head Start building.

How to register? What are the hours of operation?
Registration is done at our Chelsea site. All families must fill out a registration form in order to participate in any of the activities of the Chelsea / Revere Family Network. You must bring in the vaccination records for all children you are enrolling in the program. Playgroup schedule varies depending on the age of your child.
The hours of operation are from 8 am - 4 pm.

Contact Information
67 Crescent Avenue.
Chelsea, MA
02150
Phone : 617-887-0076
Fax: 617-887-0121
e-mail: Jeanette Velez