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Tips & Tools

The Parent Tool Kit: How to Connect with Your Kids
Tips on how to talk to your teen, how to be a better listener and how to build a stronger bond. Includes a Grand-Parent Guide as well as a very informative Drug Guide for Parents.

Check out The Family Check-Up
Focuses on conflict & communication, limit setting, encouragement and negotiation. Very user-friendly, includes videos and skills practice exercises.

A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Brain
Explores the science behind teenage brain development. Helps parents better understand mood swings risk taking and what is “normal teen behavior.” Includes videos, interactive segments, and great advice from experts.

PACER Center

Offers information for families of children and youth with special needs. Contains one of the best resources to address the issue of bullying.

7 Tips for Connecting with Your Teen

Easy-to-follow guide for communicating and connecting with your kids. Includes sample conversation starters.

Parents 360 Rx Toolkit
This amazing toolkit geared towards parents and caregivers consists of a video, discussion guide, documents and is available to individuals and organizations at no charge. While medicine abuse is the focus, the discussion may be guided to include other substance abuse topics as needed.

Common Sense Media
How is the media influencing our children? What are ways to understand these influences and protect our kids? Check out this well-researched and interactive site for parents and families. Includes reviews of movies, books, games, music and as well as tips, tools and research.

NEWS

Transgender Support Groups

Every third Thursday the Greater Rockingham LGBTQIA+ Group offers free peer support groups for transgender folks. Teens, 13-17, meet from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., and adults, 18+, meet from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meetings are held at Parks Place. Snacks will be provided. The groups will be led by a transgender staff member.

Sign up today for Computer Skills Training for the Workplace

Learn the basics of using a computer with this FREE five-week program. The class will be held at the Windsor Resource Center from June 11 to July 9, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Attend all five classes to qualify for a free laptop. To sign up, call 802-885-8300.

GFC Bookstore

You can now purchase in bulk materials that have been created by GFC staff at cost plus shipping and tax. This includes books, journals, bookmarks, and stickers.  Click here!​

March 2024 Newsletter

Want to see what we're up to? Download our newsletter for updates, achievements, and upcoming events! Click here to read.

LGBTQIA+ Hangout

Join us for a FREE hangout for LGBTQIA+ members, ages 18 and old. Stop by Parks Place from 2-4pm on the second Saturday of each month for writing, crafting, reading, gaming, or just hanging out. 

Online Narcan training
If you've picked up a package of Narcan or Naloxone and don't know how to use it, check out this video with instructions from the Vermont Department of Health.

Windham County calendar

Discover fun area activities for families.

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