Children and Family Programs

The mission of Children and Family Programs is to grow an adult-child community which supports all children with equal and meaningful opportunities to ensure their success in school and in life.  We currently achieve this through:

Thrive After School Program

The Thrive After School and Summer Program, a State-licensed 3 STAR child care program for children in grades k-5.

Thrive After School Enrollment, 2017-2018

Application for Child Care Financial Assistance


Promise Community / “WellNooski” Grant Opportunities

The WellNooski Promise Community Initiative, a three-year grant process aimed at improving kindergarten readiness and the safety and stability of families in Winooski.

The City of Winooski and Wellnooski Steering Committee are seeking a Licensed Child Care Provider for the O’Brien Community Center.  Please visit the City of Winooski RFP page to learn more.

To apply for Emergency Funding for families in need, Download our SubGrant Application: Word Document or PDF Document


Winooski Car Seat Fitting Program

Our Car seat inspection/fitting station at the O’Brien Community Center.

To learn more about these programs, click one of the links above or contact the City’s Children and Family Programs Manager, Kirstie Paschall: / 802 233 8188