Thom Westfield Infant Toddler Services
209 Root Rd., Westfield, MA 01085
Phone: (413) 568-3942
Fax: (413) 568-5983
Patricia Kuzmeski, Director
Hours Of Operation:
8:00 - 5:00
Programs and ServicesIn addition to traditional Early Intervention services, Thom Westfield Infant Toddler Services offers specialized programming for children and families. Additional services include:
- Behavior Management Consultation Services for Childcare Providers
- Trainings for Professionals in the Childcare & Early Childhood Fields
- Speech and Language Consultation Services for Childcare Providers
- Autism and Behavioral Services
- Social Communication Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support (SCERTS) Program
Playgroups OfferedThom Westfield Infant Toddler Services offers toddler groups for children 18-36 months old. Our staff is trained in techniques to maximize your child’s socialization and developmental skills and we always maintain a 3:1 staff/child ratio. Our groups include children receiving early intervention services as well as their typically developing community peers when space is available. There is also a nominal fee to cover snack and art materials ($10 for 3 months).
If you are interested in your child attending one of our playgroups or have questions about which playgroup might be the best match for your child please contact us Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm at (413) 568-3942 or send us an email.
Little Adventurer’s ClubMonday through Friday - 9:30 to 12:00
Wednesday & Friday - 1:00 to 3:00
A drop-off Community Playgroup held at Thom Westfield Infant Toddler Services. These groups are semi-structured and include activities to promote skills in all areas of development such as language, social skills, sensory, gross and fine motor. Activities include art, snack time, song time, outdoor play (weather permitting), etc. Parents are not required to attend with their child but may attend the Parent Coffee Club.
Parent Coffee ClubMonday, Thursday & Friday - 10:30 to 12:00
Parents come with their children and then separate to attend the Coffee Club while their children remain in the supervised Little Adventure's Club Playgroup. The Coffee Club allows parents to gather with other adults in our comfortable parent room, relaxing, sharing stories and experiences in a supportive environment.
Play Pack Group
Wednesday - 9:30 to 12:00
Thursday - 9:30 to 12:00
Held at the Westfield Headstart, this playgroup includes free play, sensory exploration, art, snack time, gross and fine motor activities plus story time and songs. This playgroup is a wonderful option for families considering Headstart as a pre-school choice, but is open to all families within the community. Parents are not required to attend with their child.
Parent/Child GroupsFriday - 9:30 to 11:00
This group is held at the Alliance Church in Westfield and parents are encouraged to participate in activities together with their children. Free play and organized group activities such as art, music and motor games, as well as a healthy snack, are offered. Activities are geared for children who are 15-36 months old. Parents are required to attend this group with their child.