Project Family, a program within the Department of Human Services, Child and Family Services Division, is a free early childhood education and parenting program for Arlington residents who are speakers of other languages as well as English-speaking. Project Family is parents and children from pre-birth to age five learning together!
Weekly pre-natal, infant and early childhood classes are interactive and easily accessible at sites throughout Arlington County. Project Family seeks to enhance parenting skills of participants and to prepare children for school. Project Family focuses on the whole child and teaches parents activities to promote the child's physical, language, cognitive, and social-emotional development, emphasizing the importance of routines and learning through play. Classes are culturally sensitive, provide support and networking opportunities, and familiarize parents with best practices related to child development, health, safety and nutrition. Classes are offered in Spanish, English, and bilingually.