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Resources - Support and Education

  • Birth to Three Family Network
    15 Market St. Ste. 4 Ipswich, MA 01938
    Playgroups, support for parents and grandparents and more. A good place to connect with other parents.

  • Beverly Recreation Department
    New Babies and their New Parents” helps expectant parents prepare for and new parents understand the changes of the first weeks with a newborn. Contact 978-921-6067 or www.bevrec.com

  • Early Intervention
    111 Dodge Street, Beverly, MA 01915
    (978) 921-1182
    English & Spanish. Will locate interpreters for other languages if needed.
    Open Monday-Friday 8-4. Home visits Monday-Friday 8-6.
    Voicemail available on weekends.

  • Jewish Family and Children's Services
    Postpartum Support Group
    “This Isn’t What I Expected”
    175 Andover Street, Suite 203
    Danvers, MA 01923
    Thursdays 12-1:30 pm
    Contact Diane Gardner, LCSW for more info.

  • Parent Education classes at Beverly Hospital
    85 Herrick St., Beverly, MA 01915
    (978) 927-9103
    Breastfeeding center, boot camp for first-time fathers, sibling classes, courses on dealing with baby emergencies and more.
If you are a local provider and would like to add your name to this resource list, please contact us for more information.
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It is the goal of this Task Force to bring together the practitioners, organizations, research, and best practices that North Shore families need for a healthy postpartum experience. The initial scope of this Task Force is the North Shore United Way community, including the following towns: Beverly, Manchester, Hamilton, Wenham, Ipswich, Essex, Gloucester, and Rockport.