We help people transform their lives with Whole Family services delivered through a unique and dynamic community framework of integrated programming.
Our Whole Family approach aims to…
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“Daycare for poor people” is a phrase that has been used to capture a common misconception people can have about RCPCC and what we do. If you think about it, the statement implies that poor parents need a place for their kids to be while the parents are somewhere else, staying poor. That’s not what we do.
The Rutland County Parent Child Center helps people transform their lives with Whole Family services delivered through a unique and dynamic community framework of integrated programming.
The life’s blood of our programs is our belief that the strongest sign of community health is the extent to which everyone feels valued. We emphasize strong interpersonal relationships with a firm foundation in trust.
We believe that, despite the benefits to children of high-quality early education programs, lack of support to parents perpetuates intergenerational poverty. RCPCC’s 2Gen Whole Family approach provides families with wrap-around services in the following areas: education; employment; case management, service navigation and coordination; family support; housing, financial and transportation support; food security; childcare; early intervention, home visitation, and trauma-informed care.
With our families, we co-create social capital, education, health and economic options, serving 1500 Rutland County residents per year through our programs. Find our more about our guiding principles of Innovation, Partnering, Learning, Support, and Community.
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Catch a Rising Star
Meet Ashleah Fitzgerald – one of our up and coming early childhood educators. Ashleah’s very special to us, because she grew into her new role after getting her high school diploma through our Learning Together program. In this short video, Ashleah discusses her aspirations for a career in social work and how RCPCC’s approach helped support and accelerate their fulfillment; how challenges she faced growing up and her family background inform how she connects with young parents and children in our programs; the key ingredients for success in our programming; and her excitement about the advantages that will come from working at One PCC Place.
Rutland County Parent-Child Center partners with local employers to offer valuable benefits to their employees. You can make employment with your business or organization more attractive by assisting your employees in obtaining childcare and other supportive services.
Our Latest News
VT Digger produced a great article on our new pilot project! It's hard for families to navigate the human services system, so we are trying to make it easier. Hit the link and learn about our new pilot project. https://vtdigger.org/2021/02/07/pilot-project-in-southwestern-vermont-aims-to-break-down-barriers-to-social-services/.
Details on our holiday programs - Thanksgiving and December holiday food and gift/toy distributions & How you can help sponsor a familyNovember 2020 Newsletter Holiday!!
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