First Step Family Support Center

Center-based Activities

Port Angeles Drop-in Center at First Step
Port Angeles Drop-in Center

The Port Angeles Drop-In Center at First Step offers a safe place to find what you need for your family. We have a free clothing and equipment closet, information and referrals, a children’s play area, emergency diapers and formula, access to phones, computers, fax and copier, healthy snacks, and free children’s books.

When: Monday – Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Year-round except holidays
Where: First Step Drop-in Center
325 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Helen (360) 457-8355
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Summer Adventure Camp
Summer Adventure Camp

Summer Adventure Camp is a kindergarten-readiness program held during the summer for students entering Kindergarten. Arts and crafts, story time, songs, and games are used to help children prepare for the transition to public education.

When: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
June 27 – July 18
Where: First Step Family Support Center
323 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Kate (360) 457-8355
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Dad and Me Playgroup
Dad & Me Playgroup

Come and build with your kids using blocks and other fun stuff designed for you and your kids. For dads and their kids ages 0 – 6 years. All dads welcome! Just drop in and meet other dads and their kids in a friendly and fun setting. FREE. No registration necessary. Snacks will be served during the playgroup.

When: Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Starting June 2
Where: First Step Family Support Center
323 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Kelsi (360) 457-8355
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Growing Strong Cooking Class
Growing Strong Cooking Class

Free classes on cooking easy, healthy, delicious family meals on a budget. These classes are open to anyone caring for children. Limited childcare available. Registration is necessary.

When: Mondays, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Year-round except holidays
Where: First Step Drop-in Center
325 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Helen (360) 457-8355
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Make Parenting a Pleasure
Make Parenting a Pleasure (MPAP)

Make Parenting a Pleasure is a free parenting education series to help you have an exceptional parenting experience. Childcare and a light snack is provided at each class.

When: Summer break, new schedule to be determined
Where: First Step Family Support Center
323 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Melissa (360) 461-1072

Kaleidoscope Play and Learn Port Angeles
Port Angeles Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

Babies and toddlers learn through playtime, story time, games, and music activities. Age appropriate learning activities for pre-schoolers are provided through art, music, song and dance, circle and story time, literacy, science, and other activities.

When: Summer break, new schedule to be determined
Where: First Step Family Support Center
323 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Krista (360) 640-4003

Tools of the Mind
Tools of the Mind Early Learning Academy

Tools of the Mind, a learning environment and curriculum that helps children become a master of their own behavior by building executive function skills so they can excel in school and life.

When: Summer break, new schedule to be determined
Where: First Step Family Support Center
323 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Krista (360) 640-4003