Activities

Our free, online, or on-site groups are a great way to connect with others to share experiences and ideas. You will develop tools and skills, address areas of concern, become empowered, and expand your network of friends and allies. New groups are forming all the time!

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Spanish Playgroup

Have fun while teaching your young child –and yourself – a second language, or spend an hour speaking in your native tongue! Enjoy a morning of Spanish immersion for children ages five and younger and their caregivers. Whether you are fluent in Spanish or just learning the language, all are welcome.

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Dates: First Thursday of every month
Time: 10:00-11:00 am
Location: Upper Valley Family Resource Center, 63 Hanover St.
Contact Phone: (603) 518-4152
Contact Email: Caseyr@waypointnh.org
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Spanish Immersion Group

Join us for conversation and polish your Spanish skills while gathering with othersin our community! All linguistic abilities are welcome.

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Dates: First Tuesday of every month
Time: 4:30-5:30 pm
Location: Upper Valley Family Resource Center, 63 Hanover St.
Contact Phone: (603) 518-4152
Contact Email: Caseyr@waypointnh.org
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Stratham Playgroup

Join our playgroup for children from 18 months to three years old! Help your child make new friends while learning important social skills. Your child will explore developmentally appropriate toys and activities, while parents gain friendships and support. Snacks provided. Volunteer for one session.

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Dates: Mondays & Tuesdays, 6 weeks, starting May 15 & 16
Time: 10:00-11:00 am
Location: Waypoint Family Resource Center, 11 Sandy Point Rd.
Contact Phone: (603) 716-4547
Contact Email: HawkesH@waypointnh.org
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Upper Valley Playgroup

Meet new friends, encourage your child’s play, and share parenting ideas at our weekly playgroup for children ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers. Siblings welcome.

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Dates: Wednesdays
Time: 10-11:30 am
Location: Upper Valley Family Resource Center, 63 Hanover St.- Lower Level
Contact Phone: (603) 518-4152
Contact Email: Caseyr@waypointnh.org
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Story and Craft Time

Unleash imagination and creativity with story and craft time geared to children ages 5 and younger. This is a wonderful opportunity for both children and their parents or caregivers to meet other families and create new connections.

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Dates: Every other Friday
Time: 10:30-11:15 am
Location: Upper Valley Family Resource Center, 63 Hanover St.
Contact Phone: (603) 518-4152
Contact Email: Caseyr@waypointnh.org
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Music Together

Join us for a morning of music for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and the grown-ups who love them. Presented quarterly in collaboration with Upper Valley Music Center.

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Dates: March 18, 2024
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 am
Location: Upper Valley Family Resource Center, 63 Hanover St.
Contact Phone: (603) 518-4152
Contact Email: CaseyR@waypointnh.org
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Family Fun Night

Enjoy relaxed time with your family! Bring the whole family for pizza, snacks, crafts, games, and lots of fun!

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Dates: 3rd Monday of each month
Time: 5:30-6:30 pm
Location: Waypoint Family Resource Center
103 N. State St.
Contact Phone: (603) 722-3678
Contact Email: ValkJ@waypointnh.org
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Circle of Security Parenting Series

At times all parents or caregivers feel uncertain about what our child – regardless of age –needs from us, or how to respond to their behavior. This series helps parents understand your child’s emotional needs, support your child’s ability to manage emotions, and strengthen the parent-child relationship.

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Dates: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: Upper Valley Family Resource Center
63 Hanover St.- Lower Level
Contact Phone: (603) 518-4152
Contact Email: Caseyr@waypointnh.org
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Adult Craft and Connect

Did you know that hobbies can be good for your health? We capture the wellness benefits of crafting in this in-person group to learn something new, revive a dormant passion, and find ways to relieve stress and anxiety while increasing your social circle and building resilience. Sample activities include learning to knit, making rice heat bags, journaling, and coloring for adults.

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Dates: Every other Tuesday
Time: 10:00-11:30 am
Location: Waypoint Family Resource Center, 113 W. Pearl St.
Contact Email: WaldenB@waypointnh.org
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Parenting a Second Time Around (PASTA)

Explore topics such as child development, discipline and guidance, self-care as a caregiver, living with teens, legal issues, and more in this 8-week educational series for all kinship caregivers, including grandparents and other relative caregivers raising a child under the age of 18. Free dinner and childcare will be provided.

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Dates: Mondays, September 25 – November 13, 2023
Time: 5:30–7:00 pm
Location: YMCA of Concord, 15 North State St.
Contact Phone: (603) 722-3678
Contact Email: ValkJ@waypointnh.org
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Super Dads, Super Kids

For dads only! The eight sessions of Super Dads, Super Kids focus on responsible fathers – men who make a conscious choice to be the solid role models kids are longing for and need today. This is a free, certificate class.

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Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays starting February 12 (4 weeks)
Time: 3:00-5:00 pm
Location: Virtual
Contact Phone: (603) 722-3682
Contact Email: Angovea@waypointnh.org
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Self-Care for Adults

Parents do so much for everyone else! In this adults-only class, learn how to set positive boundaries, raise your confidence, and take care of your needs in the midst of everything else. We include mindfulness and other fun activities that you can teach your family.

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Dates: 4th Thursday of each month
Time: 5:00-6:00 pm
Location: Waypoint Family Resource Center, 113 West Pearl St.
Contact Phone: (603) 270-8145
Contact Email: BikombeB@waypointnh.org
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Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

Have you struggled to discipline your child and ended up yelling or spanking them? The Positive Discipline Model offers a different approach founded on mutual respect. Learn how to use kindness and firmness to discipline children in this workshop for parents of children of any age. A certificate is provided if you attend all six classes.

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Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 2,4, 9, 11, 16
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Location: Virtual
Contact Phone: (603) 518-4390
Contact Email: Georgec@waypointnh.org
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Positive Solutions for Families

Join our four-session, virtual class for parents and caregivers of children up to age eight. You will learn development and behavior for best outcomes, gain strategies to help your child learn appropriate behavior, and support your child’s social and emotional skills.

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Dates: Thursdays, January 25, February 1, February 8 and February 15th
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Location: Virtual
Contact Phone: (603) 518-4390
Contact Email: Georgec@waypointnh.org
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Kinscare Connections and Support

Are you parenting a second time around? This free support group is a great chance to meet other grandparents who are in a similar situation, share ideas, find out about rights and resources, and get empowered and inspired.

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Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Waypoint Family Resource Center, 60 Main St, Suite 240 Nashua NH
Contact Phone: (603) 722-3682
Contact Email: Angovea@waypointnh.org

Regional Offices

Waypoint has several regional offices throughout New Hampshire. Below are the locations of these offices. If you are looking for specific program contact information, please visit the Programs Overview page or the Get Help page.

Agency Headquarters

Manchester
464 Chestnut St.
Manchester, NH 03105
603.518.4000 | 1.800.640.6486
Fax: 603.668.6260
P.O. Box 448

Concord
103 No. State St.
Concord, NH 03301
603.224.7479

Lakes Region
67 Water Street, Suite 207
Laconia, NH 03246
603.524.5835

North Country
25 Main St.
Lancaster, NH 03584
603.788.4172
P.O. Box 188 Conway, NH 03818

Tri-City Region
3 Wallace St.
Rochester, NH 03866
800.640.6486

Dover
279 Locust St., Ste B
Dover, NH 03820
603.742.5662

Nashua
60 Main Street Suite 240
Nashua, NH 03060
603.889.7189

Seacoast
11 Sandy Point Rd.
Stratham, NH 03885
603.518.4002
Fax: 603.668.6260

Upper Valley
63 Hanover St.
Lebanon, NH 03766
603.298.8237

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