What is the Family Resource Connection?
The Family Resource Connection - Tompkins is a collaboration of organizations who provide services for families with young children in the home. Through this website we hope to provide parents, grandparents and other caregivers better access to the many resources our community provides.

We want to hear about what infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and those who love them need from our community! Click here to take this NEW short survey!

Click Here to see what resources others have found helpful!


Recent Announcements

  • Babies Belong at The Library Introducing the Launch of Babies Belong at The Library and Baby’s First Library Card Beginning April 12, 2015! ITHACA, NY–The public libraries of Tompkins County and Family Reading ...
    Posted Apr 6, 2015, 5:17 PM by Fam Tompkins
  • Do You Need Assistance Connecting with Food Resources? Tompkins County Food Distribution Network is a group of pantries and meal sites that member agencies of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.Brooktondale (Caroline) Caroline Food Pantry Brooktondale ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2015, 6:50 PM by Fam Tompkins
  • Better Together Press Release Better Together! Community Conversations for Parents and OthersPress ReleaseBrooktondale and Groton families are working to build community and support through parentconversations. Between the months of May and ...
    Posted Nov 4, 2012, 7:09 AM by Fam Tompkins
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Cuddle-Up storytime- every Wednesday at 10 am

Join us for a program designed for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Songs, fingerplays, stories and social time. Perfect for your little wigglers! Stay after to play and chat with other caregivers. No registration required but call Diane for more info at 844-4782. Siblings are welcome. Parents/caregivers are expected to stay with children during storytime sessions.Please call the library at 844-4782 or visit the Southworth Library Calendar for more information






The community room at Jillian's Drawers and the play space at Bloom are also a great resources, with too many activities, classes & playgroups for me to copy them all over to this calendar.