Greensboro, NC: It’s been said, “It takes a village to raise a child.” From January through April 2019, local organizations that serve families of young children will be teaming up to help families connect with community resources available to support them in giving their children the best possible start to life.
UNC Greensboro’s Healthy Relationships Initiative, the Guilford County Partnership for Children, Greensboro Public Library, High Point Public Library, and Guilford Child Development are teaming up to host a series of “Family Village” events at the libraries in Greensboro and High Point to connect families with resources in a fun, interactive environment. All Family Village events are free, and advanced registration is not required.
The series will include workshops on health and wellness in January, grandparenting in the digital age in February, and supporting children through divorce in March. In April, the series will conclude with resource fairs to help families learn about local organizations that serve families.
Christine Murray, Healthy Relationships Initiative’s Director, said, “We want families to know that they don’t have to face the challenges of parenting alone. Whether it’s specific topics like divorce or grandparenting,…