Virginia Frank Child Development Center

Virginia Frank Parent Child Group
The Virginia Frank Child Development Center is a nationally recognized pioneer in the field of family-centered child development. At Virginia Frank, leading experts offer a continuum of preventative and therapeutic services for children from birth to six years, as well as supportive services and counseling for their parents and training for professionals in the field. For more information, please call 773.761.4550.
Just-released publication!
Connections:  A Relationship-Based Phase Model, an easy-to-follow guidebook written by Virginia Frank Center staff, emphasizes the importance of building strong teacher and caregiver relationships with young children to promote a secure, healthy, and productive learning environment.  Buy Connections.

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Why Snack Time Matters

View a typical snack time during a parent/child group, and learn how your child is getting nourished in more ways than one!

Roll the

This great activity helps settle children into group activities.  See a sample Parent/Child Group Session

Story Time!

See how story time fits into parent child groups at Virginia Frank

Play Dough Play Time

See how independent play builds creativiy and more in this sample parent/child sesison.