Most Common Questions
Key information you need to know about our organization
We receive a number of common questions at B.A.B.E.S., Inc. about our programs, hours, and more. See below for answers to many of these questions. If your answers aren’t found below, feel free to contact us.
Families interested in receiving services from B.A.B.E.S., Inc. please fill out our pre-qualification questionnaire. We will contact you after receiving your form to provide you additional information. The registration process includes completing informational paperwork, photographs of the children, as well as a tour of our facility. Please call to make an appointment with our team. Plan to spend about an hour with us on the day of your registration appointment.
While it is our desire to return to normal operating hours (i.e. Monday – Thursday), we’re not able to do
so at this time. Due to staffing limitations, B.A.B.E.S., Inc. will continue operating a Tuesday – Thursday
operations schedule. As soon as possible, Monday operations will resume.
Our Current, Temporary Hours:
Tuesday – Thursday
11:30 A.M. – 6:30 P.M.
NOTE: B.A.B.E.S., Inc. Child Abuse Prevention Program requires all unvaccinated individuals to wear masks while on our premises. For fully vaccinated individuals, masking is optional.
B.A.B.E.S., Inc. Child Abuse Prevention Program requires all unvaccinated individuals to wear masks while on our premises. For fully vaccinated individuals, masking is optional.
Respite care is offered once per week for up to seven hours. Please call to confirm what is available on the day you’re interested in utilizing the service.
Child abuse and neglect are very serious concerns for any community. As a child abuse prevention program, we are here to support parents in an effort reduce stress, to avoid any negative behaviors that might be perpetrated against children. Our main goal is to provide programs and services that help parents learn coping strategies and parenting skills that help them raise their children; building a strong family unit.
Please note: B.A.B.E.S., Inc. is a mandatory reporter of abuse and/or neglect.
B.A.B.E.S. Program Participant Expectations:
- Participate in programs and services offered (e.g. Parent Education/Family Night quarterly sessions)
- Utilize the counseling services at least 6 times per year – attend skill building sessions, mom’s group (M.A.P.S.), or dad’s group (Just for Dads Club)
- Provide current contact information (e.g. phone number, mailing address, and e-mail address)
- Respond to requests for information
- Assist B.A.B.E.S. with marketing (videos, photos, news stories, etc.)
Registered B.A.B.E.S. Program Participants are eligible to receive diapers from the Fox Cities United Way Diaper Bank program (must be low income).
Others may be able to receive diapers from B.A.B.E.S.’ general inventory. Please call to discuss your situation and needs.
B.A.B.E.S., Inc. has relationships with various non-profit organizations in the Fox Cities. Referrals to our program come from doctors, social workers, parents, and non-profit organizations.
We have relationships with:
All programs and services offered by B.A.B.E.S. are free to program participants. For more than 20 years, our programs and services have been FREE.
Funding for B.A.B.E.S. comes from private donors, fundraising efforts, local grant sources, and generous community members.
The B.A.B.E.S. facility is a secure environment, with a small staff. It is best to call ahead and make an appointment. Please call 920.733.6886.
If you would like to submit a referral to B.A.B.E.S., Inc. or if you wish to request a referral from your doctor, social worker, etc., please download our referral form, fill it out and return it to us. It can be scanned and emailed to email@example.com.