Bender-Dosik Parenting Center

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The Bender-Dosik Parenting Center makeover is complete!

We did a total overhaul of the space – both in function and in style. The new and improved Parenting Center now features new play areas, a cozy reading corner and a nursing lounge. 

This renovation project was made possible by the Elaine Gorbach Levine Charitable Foundation.

Bond with your little ones in a nurturing and hands-on environment and connect with new families at the Bender-Dosik Parenting Center!

Our parenting center provides activities, classes and educational opportunities for the whole family. Celebrate Jewish holidays, cultivate essential developmental skills, create play-filled memories, and much more in a warm, welcoming community.

Events and activities include:

Jewish holiday celebrations Story time
Playgroups First-time parent education
Music classes And much more!

Parenting curriculum includes formal classes, lectures, discussion and support groups, as well as comprehensive parenting resources and referral materials.

Classes & Programs

Classes & Programs Connect with new families and bond with your little one in a nurturing and hands-on environment. The Parenting Center supports your young and growing family with fun and diverse programs. Spark interest, stimulate creativity, and enhance development through a variety of classes designed for infants, toddlers and parents.

Workshops and Parent Education

Parent and Community Education

First-time moms with babies 2 weeks-5 months. Parent And Community Education (P.A.C.E) is a special group that meets for eight two-hour sessions to discuss a variety of topics including eating, sleeping, crying, attachment, disposition and play. Time is also set aside for members to share experiences, ask questions and express concerns.

Questions about the Bender-Dosik Parenting Center? Contact us!

The center is made possible by grants from the Bender Foundation and The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.