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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.

Translation is also available.

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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.

With Thanks

Coffee for our Coffee and Chat programs is generously donated by Starbucks Coffee Company.

Connecting for Kids Program Locations

Click the location name for address, map link and additional information.


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

Coffee and Chat programs in Elyria are made possible through the generous support of the Nordson Corporation Foundation.



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

Coffee and Chat programs in Middleburg Heights are made possible through the generous support of the Callahan Foundation.



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

Coffee and Chat programs in Westlake are presented in partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.


    • 15 Jan 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    Register
    The Krakowiak family of Olmsted Falls is featured in this unflinching documentary of their daily life caring for two children with complex needs. Join us to view and discuss the film with the Krakowiak family and then have an opportunity to share your own experiences caring for your children. Lisa Ruman, LISW, CHt, of The Child & Family Counseling Center of Westlake, will facilitate our discussion.

    To view a trailer of "The Unconditional" click here

    Need child care? Click here to register.

    For more information, visit Coffee and Chat.

    • 15 Jan 2019
    • 6:00 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.

    • 05 Mar 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    Register
    Whether your child is newly diagnosed with food allergies or you have been on this journey for years, we invite you to join Abby Glick, MD, of Northeast Ohio Food Allergy Network (NEOFAN) and other families as we discuss our experiences. We will share tips for dealing with food outside the home and managing family and friends who just don’t understand. We will also discuss “25 Things Only a Food Allergy Parent Would Understand”.


    This program is co-sponsored by NEOFAN.


    Need child care? Click here to register.

    For more information, visit Coffee and Chat.

    • 05 Mar 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 15
    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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