is a non-profit co-working & private office space with flexible on-site childcare and wellness support located in the heart of downtown Northampton, Massachusetts.
With a variety of professional spaces available for work, meetings, events, and therapeutic sessions, Bloom strengthens community resiliency by empowering working parents to achieve financial security while nurturing familial integrity and personal wellness.
Our membership community includes self-employed entrepreneurs & service practitioners, remote workers, freelance contractors, and parents who need access to quiet, productive workspace alongside flexible, enriching childcare, all under one roof. Our on-site Family Center allows us to bridge the gap between work and home and integrate our ideal life balance, so we can reach our career goals without sacrificing personal or family wellbeing.
The Bloom Family Center is a unique childcare and early education/intervention environment in Northampton, MA. Our inclusive Play School program provides onsite childcare to working parents committed to strengthening the health and well-being of their families and the local community. Our approach includes low child:caregiver ratios and a gentle play-to-learn model that reflects Montessori, Waldorf, and attachment parenting styles, integrating a natural learning curriculum designed to encourage and support skill building, cooperation and empathy across all age tiers. Our cooperative model affords our members low-cost childcare at variable rates $5-10/hour. Non-member rate: $15/hour. Flexible drop-in childcare is open to all ages in our Play School from 9am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday.
Our new Wellness Suite is available by the hour to therapeutic practitioners of all types, who can also offer our on-site childcare to their clients as a unique and convenient amenity to their service. Reserved desk space in the Wellness Suite is also available. All of our members receive discounts on childcare and room rental rates.
Financial aid is available through Membership Grants open to economically disadvantaged women seeking to create financial independence for their families, with special consideration given to single mothers, survivors of domestic violence, and mothers continuing their education. Work/trade scholarships are also available to skilled applicants on a limited basis.
The Bloom Community Workspace, Wellness & Family Center ∞ (413) 341-2184
20 Hampton Avenue Suite 160, Northampton MA 01060 ∞ firstname.lastname@example.org