South Shore Family Network | Family Needs Survey

South Shore Family Network (SSFN) is a program of South Shore Community Action Council and is funded by a Coordinated Family and Community Engagement grant from the Department of Early Education and Care. South Shore Family Network provides support to parents as their children's first teachers and promotes early education opportunities in local communities. We'd like your input on the kinds of activities you would like for your family.

Please note: This survey is anonymous and confidential.


 
1.

I am a:

Parent
Grandparent
Legal Guardian
Other  
2.

How many children (newborn to 5 years old) live in your household?

1
2
3
4
5
6
More than 6
3.

Family type:

Single Parent/Guardian Female
Single Parent/Guardian Male
Two Parent/Guardian
Other  
4.

 In what town do you live?

Carver
Cohasset
Duxbury
Halifax
Hanover
Hingham
Kingston
Norwell
Pembroke
Plympton
Scituate
Other  
5.

What is the highest level of education you completed?

Less than High School
High School Diploma or GED
Some College
Associate's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Degree
Other  
6.

What was your total household income last year?


Below $10,000
$10,000 - $19,999
$20,000 - $29,999
$30,000 - $49,999
$50,000 - $79,999
$80,000 or more
Other  
7.

What language do you speak at home?

English
Spanish
Brazilian Portuguese
Mandarin
Cantonese
Cape Verdean (Portuguese or Creole)
Haitian Creole
American Sign Language
Other  
8.

What race best describes your family?

American Indian/Alaskan Native
Asian
Black/African American
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
White
Multi-race (2 ore more races)
Other  
9.
South Shore Family Network has sponsored a variety of family activities, including parent ­toddler literacy playgroups, STEM (Science, playgroups, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) playgroups, early childhood fair and parenting workshops. Have you participated in South Shore Family Network activities in the past year?
Yes
No
Yes, but not sure if it was sponsored by South Shore Family Network
10.
If not, what was the greatest barrier to participation?
Location / Transportation
Scheduling
Lack of information
11.

If you participated in South Shore Family Network activities in the past, were you satisfied and would you recommend them to a friend or family member?

Yes
No
12.

 Please rate the importance of the following when deciding to attend an event.

 Unimportant Neutral Important   
Day of Week   
Time of Day   
Speaker   
Topic   
Location of Event   
Length of Event   
Something Children Would Enjoy   
Child Care Provided   
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13.
What challenges do families with young children struggle most within your community? (Some examples might be managing children's behavior, family finances, stress management, school readiness or others)
 

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14.

What topics for parenting workshops would you be more likely to attend? (Some examples might be child development, behavior management, children's health and nutrition, family finance workshop or other)

 

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15.

How often do you read to your child(ren)?

I don't read to my child(ren)
I read to my child(ren) once or twice each month
I read to my child(ren) every week
I read to my child(ren) several times each week
I read to my child(ren) every day
16.

What supports or services do you need to help you with your parenting?

Parenting Education Workshops
Transportation
Childcare
Help Connecting With Other Parents
Assistance With Affordable Food And Nutrition
Assistance With Child Support
Other  
17.
Would you be interested in attending meetings to help us plan activities for families? If so, please add your contact information in the comment section below:
Yes
No
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