Parent and Child Center

Strengthening Families

The Parent and Child Center at Bristol Hospital has a special goal, which centers on the important concept of "Family Life Works."

Focusing on Our Youth

Our primary focus is on prevention of child abuse, neglect and family violence by providing support systems for families. Our programs are designed to target several areas that have been identified as crucial to developing strong, nurturing families:

  • stress/anger management
  • family finances
  • child development
  • communication skills
  • effective discipline
  • planning/decision-making skills

Our Mission

  • To promote and support healthy families through education and resources that help them understand how to work together to provide a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment for children to live and grow.
  • To increase public awareness about child safety, community resources, and family life through events, workshops, mentoring and referrals.
  • To collaborate with service providers to sustain ongoing agency networking, ensuring that the needs of every family are met and child abuse and neglect are prevented.

Support Services Volunteer Opportunities

Parent and Child Center

  1. Parent & Child Center at Bristol Hospital

    222 Main Street

    Bristol, CT 06010

News, Advice & Stories

Nov 17, 2019

Red carpet glamour: Bristol Hospital hosts fundraiser for ER renovation

SOUTHINGTON – Bristol Hospital rolled out the red carpet for its annual signature event Saturday night at the Aqua Turf Club.

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Nov 15, 2019

City officials, police and Bristol Health fight the opioid epidemic with the new COBRA program

BRISTOL - City officials have partnered with Bristol Health to address the opioid crisis, and substance abuse in general, in an unconventional way.

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Nov 14, 2019

Bristol firefighters find another way to save lives through fundraiser

BRISTOL - As if saving people from burning buildings wasn’t enough, local firefighters have found another way to save lives in the community.

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Nov 09, 2019

New York-based developer to buy 2 downtown buildings from Bristol Hospital, provide housing, job placement services for veterans

Bristol Hospital has agreed to sell two downtown buildings to a New York-based development company that will provide temporary housing and job placement services to veterans.

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Nov 08, 2019

Newest medical director at Bristol Hospital brings experience, veteran savvy

Bristol Hospital’s newest medical director brings with him over 25 years of experience in the healthcare field and 11 years in the Army Special Forces.

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Nov 07, 2019

Bristol Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety For The Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Bristol Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Bristol Hospital’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers.

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Oct 15, 2019

Bristol Hospital will now work to make sure people addicted to opioids get both immediate treatment and support for long-term recovery

Looking to improve chances for survival for people addicted to opioids, Bristol Hospital has begun immediately starting them on Suboxone treatment and connecting them with recovery coaches and counselors.

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Oct 09, 2019

Bristol Hospital moves ahead with $15M emergency-room overhaul

Bristol Hospital is preparing to embark on the next phase of a $15-million expansion and renovation that will roughly double the size of its emergency department.

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