Children’s Dental Clinic
The semi-annual dental clinic (February and August) is for children birth to 18 years old and can be used to meet school requirements. Most insurances are accepted, and grant/scholarships and reduced fees for are available for those without insurance.
For more information about our children’s dental clinic, contact Robin at RobinT@commlink.org or (618) 526-8830.
Children’s Health Fair
The health fair is held in conjunction with the summer dental clinic and includes various local agencies and resources geared towards children’s overall health and wellness, including vision screening (does not count for school), nutritional information and more.
For more information about our health fair, contact Robin at RobinT@commlink.org or (618) 526-8830.
Social-Emotional Screenings & Consultant
The social-emotional specialist is able to administer several different types of screenings and/or consultations when parents have concerns about the social-emotional well-being of their child.
For more information about social-emotional screenings or consultations, please contact our office at (618) 526-8830.
Three staff members are certified in infant massage. This service is offered to families enrolled in our programs and may be available in the future to the public.
For more information about infant massage, please contact our office at (618) 526-8830.
Happiest Baby & Happiest Toddler on the Block
Three staff members are certified to teach these classes. They are offered free of charge at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese and are funded by the United Way. The classes alternate (Happiest Baby one month, Happiest Toddler the next month). Anyone may attend these classes and should register in advance.
If interested in scheduling a Happiest Baby on the Block or Happiest Toddler on the Block class, please contact Amber at AmberP@commlink.org or (618) 526-3961.
Child Passenger Safety
One staff member is a certified car seat passenger safety technician and can provide assistance on an as-needed basis to help families learn to install car seats correctly and to adjust the seat to manufacturer’s standards.
For more information about child passenger safety, please contact Deb at DebG@commlink.org or (618) 526-3970.