Nineteen and pregnant, Amanda had a lot on her plate, so she didn’t need any aggravation– but that’s just what she was getting. Her boyfriend, the father of her unborn child, got louder, wanting to argue, as he stood aggressively over Amanda who was sitting at the kitchen table. That’s when Valerie stepped in. Valerie … Continue reading Making a plan for progress
The power of home visiting in Pueblo Colorado to support parents. Helping parents to relax and be less anxious about their child's development. Colorado Home Visiting Coalition (CHVC)
The two generation impact of home visiting can be life changing. Below is a success story shared with us from Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pueblo Parents as Teachers program. For nearly two years our home visitor has worked to engage and support a local family. The family entered the program as a referral … Continue reading Two Generation Impact in Pueblo
Two of the Colorado Home Visiting Coalition models - Nurse-Family Partnership and Parents as Teachers received the highest rating from the Prevention Services Clearinghouse. These models demonstrated impact on the lives of parents and children.
In December, 2018, one of Clayton Early Learning‘s home visitors was assigned a homeless family that came to the HIPPY program from Clayton’s Community Services team. Her first visit with the family was in a very small one room trailer that was given to them by a family member until the family’s financial circumstances improved. … Continue reading Supporting the whole family
A story from Family Star (Parents as Teachers) about the power of home visiting to equip parents and other relatives with the tools to support their children. Colorado Home Visiting Coalition (CHVC)
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