Programs

Parents As Teachers (PAT) Home Visiting

A professionally trained Parent Educator will visit your family each month to share information and resources about child development and parenting topics using the nationally acclaimed Parents As Teachers Curriculum. This opportunity is available to parents living in Eau Claire or Dunn County who are expecting or adopting a baby, and/or whose first baby is under the age of 5.  Our hope is to work with a family for at least 2 years.  Visits can be weekly, bi-monthly or monthly.

As a PAT family, you will receive: 

  • Personal Visits: During these visits, your Parent Educator will share age-appropriate child development and parenting information, help you learn to observe your child and address your parenting concerns.

  • Screenings: Assessment of your child's overall development as well as health, hearing and vision.  Assessment uses the acclaimed ASQ (Ages & Stages Questionnaire) and Milestones Moments.

  • Resource Network: This network will link your family to other community services. 


To learn more about Parents as Teachers, please visit http://www.parentsasteachers.org/

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Toy and Resource Lending Library

Sign out toys and games for your child to play with for up to 2 weeks at no charge! Our library also contains books and videos on many different parenting and child development topics which you can sign out to enjoy at home.

Please check out our Library here.

Support for Nursing Mothers

Nursing Nook

Nursing moms are welcome to feed their babies when and however they feel comfortable. Our Nursing Nook is a small private area with a comfy rocking chair available for use whenever the FRC is open.

La Leche League

La Leche League of Eau Claire meets virtually at this time.

Follow them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/llleauclaire

Contact:,  llleauclaire@gmail.com

Phone: (715) 503-0539
                
A typical meeting includes an informal discussion of the meeting topic and a time for sharing questions or concerns. Books on childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting, and nutrition may be borrowed from the group library. 

Milk Bank

Women with extra suppy may choose to donate breast milk to help premature babies in NICU's. Testing and registration for this program is done through the Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes. After registering, please sign in with the FRC staff to log your donation.

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Parent Support Line

We have staff who specialize in all areas of family life and child development. If you have non-emergency questions or would like support in the day-to-day challenges of parenting, we are just a phone call away. We can also provide families information about a wide range of community services, from energy and food assistance to how to donate breastmilk. Remember, resource is our middle name!


You can reach us at (715) 833-1735

 
Our office hours are: 
Monday 9:00-1:00 
Tuesday 9:00-1:00 
Wednesday 9:00-1:00 
Thursday 9:00-1:00

Friday 9:00-1:00

or email your questions to frcec@frcec.org

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