Making a plan for progress

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

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Learning together to create stronger communities

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)

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Two Generation Impact in Pueblo

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

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Helping parents advocate for themselves

A story from Growing Home (Parents as Teachers) about how home visiting enables parents to advocate for themselves and their families. Colorado Home Visiting Coalition (CHVC)

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Supporting the whole family

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

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Talking about challenges and changing outcomes for a multi-generational home

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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Finding Stability Through Home Visiting

A mother enrolled in Pueblo’s SafeCare and HIPPY programs shared the impact of home visiting on her family. Through home visiting from Catholic Charities of Pueblo she and her family were able to find stability. Earlier this year, my family was having a very tough time, along with other challenges, we had a car accident. … Continue reading Finding Stability Through Home Visiting

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HealthySteps Is “Life Changing,” Mom Says

Sometimes, parenthood is scary Already a mother of two, Sara experienced complications during her pregnancy with her daughter, Emilee, that led to an early delivery. Her daughter’s lungs were underdeveloped, and she was put on oxygen to help her breathe. Although Sara was an experienced mom, she hadn’t raised a newborn in several years, and … Continue reading HealthySteps Is “Life Changing,” Mom Says

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