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Imagine a new kind of community space...

A place that brings people together during pregnancy, birth and early parenting and provides tools that empower families by giving them information and confidence. Founded by Michelle Fonte and Tamara Taitt in 2011, The Gathering Place is a resource center offering services, classes, workshops and support groups specifically designed for growing families. We believe in the strength and connection of community. Become part of our family.

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In Our Space

News & Events
Mother's Milk Bank of North Texas
09/20/2012 12:00AM
WE'RE A MILK DEPOT!!!!! For more than year we've been an official collection site for the Mother's Milk Bank of North Texas. If you are interested in being a donor please email us at milkbank@theplacewegather.com. You can read more details about the process by clicking here :-) 
Footsteps: a group for moms...
07/14/2014 07:00PM
Footsteps is a small, supportive group for moms to share experiences, gather resources, ask questions, and bring more calm to the adjustment to motherhood. Footsteps is sponsored by Project Motherpath and facilitated by a trained therapist. They say it takes a village to raise a child…..you bring the baby, we’ll bring the village. :-)  
Join us for our weekly Meetup playroup!
04/05/2012 11:00AM
Join us for our weekly all ages Meetup playgroup at The Gathering Place each Tuesday from 11:00am-2:00pm! Bring family, friends and a dish or drink to share. To join The Gathering Place Meetup Group visit: http://www.meetup.com/thegatheringplace/ 
Birth center to open this fall!
04/20/2013 11:00AM
  Raised: $26,500.00 Goal: $100,000.00 Women in South Florida need a community birthing center! Magnolia Birth House will be a reality in late fall of 2014! We have a management team, a business plan, and a viable site in place. In order to make this next step a reality, we need your support. Check out our fundraising efforts online on Indeigogo and GoFundMe! as well as upcoming fundraising events. When we opened The Gathering Place two years ago, our mission was to improve the... Read more: %s
Become a DOULA!
08/29/2014 09:00AM
Our next Doulas of North America (DONA) approved training is scheduled for August 29th-31st. Doula training focuses on the emotional needs of women in labor and non-medical physical and emotional comfort measures. The program consists of an intensive three day seminar, including hands-on practice of such skills as relaxation, breathing, positioning and movements to reduce pain and enhance labor progress, touch, and other comfort measures. Click here to register. 
Community Garage Sale
06/28/2014 08:00AM
We encourage you to tell your friends, neighbors and family to come out and support the community garage sale. In addition to finding bargains on great stuff, we will also have baked goods for sale....and much more! All profits go to benefit Magnolia Birth House.  8am-2pm