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 – 4:00pm
Where: First Step Drop-in Center
325 East 6th Street, Port Angeles
Contact: Kelsi Millet (360) 457-8355
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Kaleidoscope Play and Learn Port Angeles
Port Angeles Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

Babies and toddlers learn through playtime, storytime, 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: Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sept 14th – Dec 7th
Where: First Step Family Support Center, 325 E 6th Street
Contact: Kelsi Millet (360) 457-8355
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Parenting Classes

Parenting classes are offered throughout the year to provide a safe place to learn how you can enhance your relationship with your child.

When: Tuesdays 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sept 20th – Nov 29th
Where: Classes held via Zoom or in-person
Contact: Krista Hanan (360) 640-4003 to register
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Perinatal Support Group
Mothering Together Support Group

Are you a new mom? Wondering if it’s supposed to be this hard? Looking to be a part of a community of other parents who get it? Those first weeks & months are so hard…

Anxiety, depression, birth trauma make it even harder… We get it! And we offer new hope that it will get easier. We are a virtual Peer Support Group for mothers during pregnancy and/or the first years of their child’s life. Free to participate.

When: Wednesdays from 1-2pm
Where: Offered via Zoom
Contact: Jeanene Heagy at 360-457-8355
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Fathering in 15

A unique, flexible, convenient resource that will help dads to become the best dads they can be. Fathering in 15 contains 15 topics focused on increasing a dad’s awareness and knowledge about what it takes to be a good dad, and the capacity, or skills, to carry out what he learns, building a dad’s self-worth and building a good man and a good dad.

Dads can complete each topic in only 15 minutes. To receive a certificate for your participation, please contact First Step before beginning the program for details.

When: This is a self-driven, anytime class
Where: Fathering in 15 in English / Fathering in 15 in Spanish
Contact: Jeanene Heagy (360) 457-8355