Early Learning
Making Cents...A Financial Literacy Program
Westwood Connections...Celebrating Family Diversity
Let's Dance...Music and Movement
Community Collaboration..Working together to promote Brain Building
Brain Building In Progress
Family Playgroup...hands on learning

Welcome to the Early Childhood Office/Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Program

The Westwood Eary Childhood Office is home of the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant (CFCE) which supports families with children ages birth through eight. Our mission is to provide the following programs and services which form the acronym PEACE.

Parent Education workshops

Early literacy and learning activities

Assistance with basic family needs

Community collaboration and partnerships

Early Educator training and support 


Forms & Documents

  • Kids At Play..Brains at Work

    Join us on 4/11 as we celebrate Brain Building In Progress with our 5th Annual Kids at Play..Brain at Work Event. Come meet the preschool directors and teachers from local early education programs. This event is for children ages 3 and up and a parent/caregiver. Our theme this year is Social Emotional Learning!

  • Portraits in the Park Fundraiser

    Portraits in the Park Annual Fundraiser! Have your family or individual photo taken outdoors in a natural setting and support Westwood Early Childhood Council!

  • seasonal Program Flyer

    Join us for monthly parent child programs


  • Kids At Play..Brain at Work

    Join us as we celebrate "Brain Building in Progress" with our 5th annual "Kids At Play..Brains at Work" events. This year we're focusing Social Emotional Learning

  • Portraits in the Park Fundraiser

    Announcing our annual fundraiser! "Portraits in the Park" takes place May 5th and 6th. Help support Westwood Early Childhood programs! Register early! Details can be found on the flyer under forms and documents.

  • Season Program Flyer is Out. Register as of March 29th.

    Registration is open for April programs! We hope you'll join us by registering your family! Flyer can be found under forms/documents.

  • From Farm to Table: Intergenerational Program

    Spring Series of Farm to Table Intergenerational Exploration Program features Irish, Italian and Mexican themes March 4th, April 8th, and May 6th

Coordinator's Message

I want to welcome you to the Early Childhood Office of the Westwood Public Schools and Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Program! (CFCE). The CFCE program is a state funded grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC). The CFCE program serves as a resource hub for families and early educators of children ages birth through eight. We strive to strengthen families and support parents as their child's first teacher by offering free family-focused programs, resources, and services that enhance growth and learning. We offer a variety of literacy focused activities, and family playgroups throughout the community. Families may access resources, referrals and parent education on topics related to child development. We strive to support early educators to provide high quality programming with access to training and technical assistance and opportunities to share best practices. I welcome your call or email and look forward to working with you.

Janet Lucey, Early Childhood Coordinator

Room 14 Hanlon Elementary School

790 Gay St. Westwood, MA 02090


(781) 461-9548

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