Our Mission:  to promote the health and safety of families through leadership, referrals and education.

2018-19 After the Bell Program Starts September 10th

For the 2018-19 school year, the “After the Bell” program will begin on Monday, September 10, 2018.  This free program is available for all middle school students whether they attend public or parochial school from 3:05 – 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday in Room 118 (enter the school through Door 14) at the Prairie River […]

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ACT – Raising Safe Kids Parenting Classes

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is offering ACT- Raising Safe kids parenting classes. This is a 10 session class that supports parents in creating a safe, healthy, and stable environments for children and families. Learn how to identify your parenting style, promote positive behaviors, guide media use, understand and manage anger. Thursdays starting July 26th-September 27th […]

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March is Poison Prevention Month

Your kid got into some hydrogen peroxide and is foaming at the mouth, horror movie style.  What do you do? Call the Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222. These experts have heard it all and are trained to help you through it.

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Know! Social Media is Bringing Our Teens Down

According to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there was a 33% increase in the number of teens experiencing depression, a 23% rise in teen suicide attempts, and a 31% surge in the number of teens who died by suicide in the five years between 2010 to 2015. Find out more […]

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Play and Learn

Play and Learn is a weekly drop-in program for parents, caregivers and children from birth to age five.  Held every Tuesday from 9:00 to 10:30 am at the Family Resource Center 201 Stange street Merrill. Each week staff will provide a lesson for parents, and an activity for parents and children to do together. The […]

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