The MOMS Partnership™ HUBs are neighborhood-based, co-located spaces where families live, work and play that deliver centralized family economic success and mental health services to the hardest to reach families living in New Haven. At the HUBs, moms can participate in skill-building classes and workshops focused on stress management and job readiness as well as other connections and resources that support family wellness.
Hubs are important community spaces designed to promote health and wellbeing of mothers and families and create safe locations in neighborhoods that are easy to access and increases a mother’s connection to the community and to one another.
Resources include: access to diapers and other basic need items, mental wellness supports, and job readiness and development supports.
MOMS Partnership™ HUB locations:
|Stop & Shop||150 Whalley Avenue||(203) 764-7495||9:00 am-5:30 pm (M-F)|
|New Haven Opportunity Center||316 Dixwell Avenue||(203) 946-8523||9:00 am-5:00 pm (Tuesday and Thursday)|
|MOMS Partnership™ Innovation Hub||40 Temple Street||(203) 764-7374||8:30 am-5:00 pm (M-F)|
|Farnam Center||162 Fillmore Street||(203) 376-2405||Hours by appointment|
We offer skills-based classes on several topics, as well as 1:1 coaching sessions and basic needs items to qualifying mothers. These services are delivered at each Hub by a licensed mental health provider and a Community Mental Health Ambassador – a mom from the New Haven community who connects families with health/wellness resources. Our programs are offered to mothers and other female primary caregivers who live in New Haven County. Moms can inquire about eligibility and enrollment at any of the HUB locations.
Stress Management Classes
MOMS Stress Management Course is an 8-class course that meets once per week for 8 weeks. The course teaches practical skills for managing life stress and improving your mood, including relaxation breathing, problem solving, and communication skills. This class is also offered in Spanish.
1:1 coaching sessions aim to help participants set personal goals related to education, career, finances, or other areas of life. With coaching support, participants set goals and complete actions to move forward. Coaching sessions help mothers stay on track with the goals they want to focus on.
The Parenting D.A.N.C.E.
The Parenting D.A.N.C.E. is an 8-week parenting program open to mothers and other primary caregivers of children 0-12 years old. Group and individual sessions are included. Participants learn ways to strengthen their relationship with their child, and learn parenting skills for managing children’s (and their own) emotions better.