Family Supports


CCE-Tompkins hosts or partners with other agencies and community groups to present programs that help families and those who work with families. In addition to the following resources, the Family Resource Connection - Tompkins website was developed to help families find answers to the day-to-day questions and challenges, at local, state and national levels.

Coalition for Families

Join with parents , volunteers and agency staff members to strengthen ourcommunity for all children, youth and families! Coalition for Families focuses on creatingfamily-centered services, enhancing collaboration between agencies, and exploring policy issues. Monthly dialogues focus on current research and best practices with guests from local organizations and colleges. All are welcome! Meetings are held every 3rd Thursday, 8:15 am - 9:30 am at the CCE-Tompkins Education Center. For more information, contact (607) 272-2292.

Parent Education Network

Discussions led by parent educators provide parenting information and encourage parents to share experiences and ideas for nurturing children. Topics vary throughout the year. For information on topics, see our Upcoming Events or call Anna Steinkraus at (607) 272-2292, ext. 145.

Stone Soup

This grassroots group of parents and community members hosts forums and workshops for parents seeking information and support for their children's special social/emotional needs. For information on topics, see our Upcoming Events or call Anna Steinkraus at (607) 272-2292, ext. 145.

Last updated May 9, 2017