The Family Discovery Center (FDC) is a multi-generational program, conveniently located in Rockville, Maryland.  The FDC operates a year-round program to promote adult learning and healthy child development in families with young children.

Part of the Maryland Family Network, the FDC offers adult education and life skills classes to parents to promote self-sufficiency and positive parenting skills. Children up to age four learn alongside their parents at the Exploration Station Child Development Center, where they develop school readiness skills.  The Center also provides home visiting services for parents who would like additional support with their parenting roles.

Opportunities for Adult Learners:

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Employment Readiness
  • Health Education
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Parenting Classes
The Exploration Station Child Development Center Provides:
  • Parent/Child Activities
  • School Readiness Activities
  • Family Field Trips
  • Music and Art
  • Developmental Screenings
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Eligibility Requirements:

The Family Discovery Center serves Montgomery County residents who are parents of young children six weeks through 4 years old.  Please call (301) 424-2989 to have a Referral Form sent to you, or download the form below.

Referral Form:

Family Discovery Center Referral Form

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