Article by Urban Alliance staff.

Congratulations to Building Healthy Families, Our Savior Lutheran Church and South Congregational Church, who were recently awarded grant funding through Thrive, an Urban Alliance initiative that helps young children become socially, emotionally and academically prepared for kindergarten by collaboratively increasing the impact of of local family-based programs.

Grant funding provided tuition (a $1,000.00 value per person) for up to two people from each participating organization to attend a Circle of Security training, as well as grant funds of up to offset the cost of facilitating a Circle of Security parenting group.

Circle of Security incorporates decades of attachment research in an accessible step-by-step process which can be used in group settings or individual meetings with caregivers.