For more information about the following programs, please contact Stacey Wallenstein:

Early Childhood Center


We'd like to hear from you. Tell us about yourself and the parenting topics that interest you by filling out our Parenting Center Survey.


The Mid-Island Y JCC Parenting Center, located in the Early Childhood Center, provides classes and coordinates events designed to educate and inform parents while fostering an environment of support and friendship within our community.


Parent & Child Classes 

PJ Library                           

Parent & Child Classes

Breastfeeding Classes​

  • Learn Breastfeeding Basics

  • Meet new Moms

  • Get Support

  • Drop Ins Welcome


Wednesday, February 5, 2020  10:00-11:00 am
Thursday, April 2, 2020
 10:00-11:00 am
Monday, June 22, 2020
 10:00-11:00 am
Pre-registration is required. RSVP by 12/4/2019

Kehilla - A Parent & Child Shabbat Program At Community Synagogues

Newborn to 5 years old + Parent / Guardian

Take a short break from your weekly routine
and enjoy the company of other families as we celebrate Shabbat
with music, blessing, and a taste of challah.

Takes place at rotating community synagogues:
January 11, 2020 - 5:00 pm - Midway Jewish Center
March 20, 2020 - 6:00 pm - Temple Chaverim
April 18, 2020 - 9:30 am - Manetto Hill Jewish Center









PJ Library

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Stacey Wallenstein, MA

Parenting Center


516-822-3535 x357

Stacey is a local mother of three, with a Masters Degree in Psychology and a successful Mom blog called The Mint Chip Mama.


The MIYJCC's Parenting Center is made possible through funding from UJA-Federation of New York's Long Island Program Service Cabinet (LIPSC).