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: Jeanene (360) 457-8355
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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: Wednesdays, Infants/Toddlers: 9:30 – 11:00 a.m., Pre-Schoolers: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
March 21 – May 30
Where: First Step Family Support Center
323 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Krista (360) 640-4003
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Circle of Hope
Circle of Hope

This support group is for new or expecting mothers who are facing emotional challenges. You will find peer support and education concerning pregnancy-related emotions and depression. Childcare is available.

When: Mondays, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Dates: 1/30, 2/12, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/26, 4/9, 4/16, 4/30, 5/7, 5/21, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18
Where: First Step Drop-In Center,
325 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Becca (360) 775-5213
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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: Jeanene (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: Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
April 12 – June 28
Where: First Step Family Support Center
323 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Melissa (360) 461-1072
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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: Tuesday/Thursdays 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
January 2 – May 24
Where: First Step Family Support Center
323 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Krista (360) 640-4003
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