All groups and programs offered by the CFCE of the North Shore are FREE and available to families with young children. 

Every participating child must be registered and age appropriated for each playgroup. 

Limit of one group per child.

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A locally-based program that provides child development services and resources to families with young children.

The Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) programs helps to promote and support:

  • Parent education and family engagement

  • Early literacy and child development

  • Collaboration between local early education and care partners

  • Transition between early education and care settings

  • High-quality programs and service delivery

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CFCE welcomes our new program for families from Peabody and Salem:

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ParentChild+ is a FREE in-home early literacy and school readiness program for families with children 18 months - 3 years old.

For more information visit,

Building Young Minds and the Future of Massachusetts

All CFCE of the North Shore Locations are Brain Building Zones


Learn more about Brain Building in Progress at