Here at Heartbeat of Sandusky we strongly believe in education.  We have several groups that meet throughout the year.  If you are interested in joining one of our amazing groups. Give us a call, we'd love to talk to you!

Stepping Up To Success

Stepping Up To Success was started in 2009 and is a proactive, empowerment group for girls 6th through 12th grade.  There are two groups, girls in 6th-8th grades and the second group is girls in 9-12th grades. This program is free and we will be touching on topics of nutrition, fitness, hygiene, dating, drugs, dressing for success, mock job interviews, scrapbooking, crafts, cooking, and field trips. Each group meets twice a month at Heartbeat of Sandusky, 3423 Columbus Avenue Sandusky, Ohio.
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Earn While You Learn

Earn While You Learn is a group for moms (with children up to age 3) and moms to be. By attending this group, moms earn "Baby Bucks"/"Mommy Money" that can be used in our in house "store". Our Mommy and Me store is stocked with a variety of much needed items such as toiletry items, baby items, and household items. We have classes and discussions on nutrition, money management, healthy ways to interact with your child, emergency management, cooking nutritionally on a shoestring budget, legal issues to consider, and gardening. This moms only group meets once a week and is truly an empowerment group where you can make friends, find support, and grow!

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S.M.I.L.E. (Single Moms with Infants Learning Empowerment)

This group was started in March 2011 for teen moms to be. We focus on not losing the "me" when you become a "we". We discuss topics such as nutrition, prenatal care, the importance of education, job preparedness and more! Trained professionals from networking agencies talk about labor and delivery, and how to properly bathe your baby among other things. This group aims to prepare young ladies for motherhood. This group addresses areas of concern for expectant teens. Group facilitator, Beth Frank, is a retiree from Northpointe Educational Services Center.

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S.M.I.L.E 2 Baby Talk

This group was started in October 2011, and is facilitated by Rita Bragg. The focus of this group is on baby and mom as well as learning what to look for in speech development as well as fine and gross motor development.

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Heartbeat of Sandusky is a nonprofit, social service agency. We are an affiliate of Heartbeat International. All services are free and confidential. We do not receive any government funding.