Many Mothers is not a franchise. It is a framework of ideas, experiences and the generosity of volunteers that can be adapted to provide services through a neighborhood, an agency, a daycare, a medical center or a group of friends. This cost-effective, easy to replicate program is available to any community interested in offering similar services to new families. Prior to her passing in 2008, Anne McCormick designed a guide: How to Develop a Volunteer Service for Families with Newborns, so all communities could create a similar program of support for new primary caregivers. Anne’s program has inspired replication in several states.
Mother Mentors is a non-profit seeking to nurture mothers and other caregivers of young children through practical and emotional support. They connect with mothers, fathers, and other caregivers of young children through one-on-one mentoring, gatherings, and play groups to instill confidence, build community and grow hope in our families.
The mission of Secure Beginnings is to nurture healthy relationships for families with children ages 0-5 through classes, groups, and programs supported by educators and professionals in this field.
BEBO (Birth Education Beyond the Ordinary) is a not-for-profit organization providing education and support to women, birthing people, and families during pregnancy, childbirth, and beyond. Through their
Village of Mothers volunteer program, the BEBO Scholars program, family financial assistance, and support for local childbirth education classes, they
serve the Westchester, NY area, providing services in English and Spanish.
Mission: Motherhood was created as a community for mothers of all backgrounds experiencing maternal mental health conditions. For all the good and the bad days, they know that Motherhood is a journey. They
are there to offer mothers specialized networks and programming that is supportive of their own
It Takes a Village provides free postpartum and early parenting support to families with babies and young children living in Western Massachusetts. They inspire the community to welcome the newest members of their Village.
Parenting Village fosters the health and wellbeing of children and families in the Rochester area by offering support and connection for all families. Parenting Village also offers professionally facilitated drop-in support groups for caregivers; a home-based peer support program for families with new babies; and connection and collaboration events. These include an annual festival connecting families to local resources and ongoing community events.