COA Youth & Family Centers is committed to helping mothers reach their greatest potential by providing the tools and support they need to succeed. We are thrilled to announce a brand-new partnership between COA, Stork & Company Wisconsin, and the Baby Box Company to provide vital supplies and educational resources for new parents living in Milwaukee.
As part of the Baby Box Company’s new Baby Box University program, new parents are eligible to receive a free kit that includes a colorful infant bed, called a baby box, which comes with infant care items such as diapers, onesies, breastfeeding items, and more. The boxes are guaranteed non-toxic, chemical-free, and environmentally-safe sleep spaces. The program is modeled on the 75-year old Baby Box tradition in Finland, which studies have shown has helped promote one of the lowest infant mortality rates in the world.
Parents may receive their free Baby Box after completing an online educational program. Applicants can sign up today at BabyBoxUniversity.com, and should select the “Milwaukee” syllabus. Parenting topics that are featured in the program include breastfeeding, sleep safety, vaccines and more. After completing the curriculum (about 20 minutes of video, followed by a brief quiz), parents will receive a certificate which they can redeem at our centers to receive their free Baby Box!
COA Riverwest Center (909 E. Garfield): Riverwest Early Education Center or
Harry & Rose Samson Family Resource Center
COA Goldin Center (2320 W. Burleigh): Burke Early Education Center or Ethel Nutis Gill Family Resource Center
COA is grateful to be able to promote positive growth and development by helping to provide the tools for the people we serve to become self-sufficient. #WeAreCoa