“I’ve spoken to the staff about utilizing and wanting to know about resources in the community. They have helped me find free and cheaper things to do for my family,” parent participant.
Eastside Family Place’s (ESFP) resources provide you with valuable family support and childcare services. These resources can assist your parenting and caregiving responsibilities and provide you with opportunities to reduce your everyday stress. These resources are part of ESFP’s comprehensive family support model that is designed to facilitate the healthy development of young children, parents and caregivers.
Licensed Occasional Childcare
For those time when you need a break, have an appointment, errand or commitment. ESFP’s Licensed Occasional Childcare is a convenient and affordable option for your occasional childcare needs. Available by appointment Monday – Friday mornings. Learn more.
Direct Support and Referrals
Confidential, one-to-one support is available for parents and caregivers. You may access direct support in person, by phone or email. Read more.
Children’s Clothing & More Sales
ESFP’s fundraising Children’s Clothing & More Sales are a bargain hunter’s delight and a great opportunity to pick up some gently-used clothing, toys, books and accessories for your infant or young child. 100% of sale proceeds benefit the programs and services at Eastside Family Place. Read more.
Community Food Cupboard
ESFP’s Community Food Cupboard provides free access to food staples for families that need assistance. However, sometimes the Community Food Cupboard has limited stock because it is operated only by donations. We strongly encourage and gratefully accept donations from individuals and local businesses for this important community resource. Read more.
Help yourself! ESFP’s Drop-In has a free babies’ and young children’s clothing exchange. This clothing closet is maintained solely by community donations. Feel free to donate or take items that your child(ren) can use. Note: all donations must be gently-used, newly-washed and without any tears or stains. We are unable to accept any baby equipment.
Community Resources for Families
As a family resource program and as a longstanding community organization, Eastside Family Place works collaboratively with many other family places and local organizations. Our experience and partnerships enable ESFP to offer high-quality and comprehensive family support programs and services. If we cannot assist you directly, we can refer you to other community resources. Here is a list of some community organizations and resources that offer family services.