Programs and Services Enlace de Familias

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Contact Information

Enlace de Familias
Contact: Betty Medina Lichtenstein, Director
Phone: 413-532-9300
Fax: 413-552-3991

299 Main Street Holyoke, MA 01040
Area Served: West

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Narrative

Through its Information and Referral program, Enlace de Familias acts as a link among service providers in Holyoke, with the aim to better coordinate citywide services, allowing more community residents to easily receive information and access the resources they need.

The People Empowering People (PEP) program is an innovative program designed to build strengths of adults and teens. PEP recognizes the unique strengths, life experiences, and capacities of each person. It emphasizes the connection between individual and community action.

The Nurturing Fathers Program is a 13-week evidence-based program for developing attitudes and skills for male nurturance. The group of 10 to 20 fathers meet weekly for 2 1/2 hours.

MA & PA, as the program is affectionately called, focuses on strengthening the couple relationship (married or unmarried) through a shared exploration of parenting attitudes and skills. This 12-week curriculum utilizes some of the most effective approaches from The Nurturing Fathers Program to create a series of couple’s dialogues. With the addition of new relationship building activities, spouses/partners learn more about themselves and each other, while creating a shared vision for family life. The weekly group experimental activities and the Home Activities in the MA & PA Journal help each couple to develop the attitudes and skills for successful family formation.

Service Types

  • Case Management

Program Type

  • Information/Referral

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service