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Connecting for Kids Coffee and Chat

Join our interactive support group and meet other families facing similar struggles.

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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Quick Info

Locations:
Elyria, Middleburg Heights
and Westlake
Child Care: Free with Child Registration


Important Notes:

  • Free, supervised children's activities are available with separate child registration. We are able to accommodate children with special concerns. If you have a question about how we would help your child feel comfortable, please call 440-570-5908 or email info@connectingforkids.org.

Connecting for Kids Program Locations

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Address: West River Branch of Elyria Public Library System, 1194 West River Rd. (map)



Address: Middleburg Heights Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 16699 Bagley Rd. (map)



Address: Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. (map)


    • 30 Apr 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Middleburg Heights Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 15600 Bagley Rd.
    Register

    Are you a parent or caregiver who was raised in a different culture? Come join Dr. Alaka Chandurkar, a local pediatrician, and other families as we discuss the challenges and opportunities of navigating the special needs world while managing cultural differences. Come meet others from different cultures, share your experiences and connect with those in similar situations.

    Free child care is available, but must register child separately here

    For more information, visit Coffee and Chat.



    • 30 Apr 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Middleburg Heights Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 15600 Bagley Rd.
    • 10
    Register
    This registration is for CHILD CARE ONLY. Free child care is provided (by CFK) and is available on a first come, first served basis.

    Please note: Each child must be registered separately.

    • 01 May 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Solon Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 34125 Portz Pkwy.
    Register
    Being able to stay calm even when you are angry or frustrated by your child’s behaviors will make you a more effective parent. Lisa Ruman, LISW, CHt, of The Child & Family Counseling Center of Westlake, will facilitate as we discuss six techniques that will help you stay calm in the face of adversity.


    Need child care? Click here to register.

    For more information, visit Coffee and Chat.

    • 01 May 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Solon Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 34125 Portz Pkwy.
    • 4
    Register

    This registration is for CHILD CARE ONLY. Child care (provided by CFK) is free and available on a first come, first served basis.

    Each child must be registered separately.

    For more information, visit Coffee and Chat.

    • 16 Jul 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    Register
    Do you ever fear what your child's future will be? Do you have sleepless nights worrying about whether he or she will ever be independent? Come join us for a discussion, facilitated by Lisa Ruman, LISW, CHt, of The Child & Family Counseling Center of Westlake, about how to plan for the future but live in the present. We will be discussing the article, “Fears and Raising Children with Special Needs.”


    Need child care? Click here to register.

    For more information, visit Coffee and Chat.

    • 16 Jul 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 11
    Register

    This registration is for CHILD CARE ONLY. Child care (provided by CFK) is free and available on a first come, first served basis.

    Each child must be registered separately.

    For more information, visit Coffee and Chat.

Call, text or email:

Phone: 1-440-570-5908
Email: info@connectingforkids.org

Address:

P.O. Box 45372
Westlake, Ohio 44145

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