|AIU First Steps Parenting Program||Home visitation program for mothers with newborns which, for the first five years of the child's life, offers parenting support; information on child development, and nutrition; and information on community resources for parents.||Allegheny||AIU - Family and Community Education||Allegheny Intermediate Unit|
|Child Advocates of Blair County Homebased Parent Education||Home visits to parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective parents.||Blair||Child Advocates of Blair County Parent-Child Home Program||Child Advocates of Blair County|
|Community Action Partnership for Somerset County Home Based Parenting Education||Home based parenting education programs that include Parents As Teachers.||Somerset||CAPFSC The Family Center||Community Action Partnership for Somerset County|
|Dickinson Center - Parents As Teachers (PAT)||Parents As Teachers is an early childhood parent education and family support program.
The program model consists of four components: (1) Personal visits offer parents age-appropriate child development information, help them to observe their child, address parenting concerns and engage the family in activities that provide meaningful parent-child interaction. (2) Group meetings provide opportunities for families to share information about parenting issues and observe their children in a social setting. (3) Screenings are conducted to provide early identification of developmental delays and health, vision, and hearing problems and increase parents' understanding of their child's development. (4) A resource network helps families identify and connect with needed resources, and overcome barriers to accessing services.||Elk||Dickinson Center - St. Mary's Children's Center||Dickinson Center|
|Family Center Services||Family Center programming supports the entire family by providing in-home support and education, parenting classes and programming especially for fathers. Through these program options parents develop skills needed for all the challenges of parenting to ensure their little ones are school-ready.||Dauphin||Tri County Community Action||Tri County Community Action|
|Guidance Center - Bradford Family Center - Nurturing Parenting Program||Home-based parenting program.||McKean||Guidance Center - Bradford Family Center||Guidance Center|
|Guidance Center - Bradford Family Center - Parents As Teachers||A free early childhood curriculum, delivered in the home. Focuses on reinforcing parent-child interaction and enhancing knowledge of child development. Developmental, hearing, and vision screenings provided.||McKean||Guidance Center - Bradford Family Center||Guidance Center|
|Guidance Center - Coudersport Office - Parents As Teachers||Free home visiting program that promotes child development and early learning, Playgroups, Developmental screenings, Resource and referral network.||Potter||Guidance Center - Coudersport Office||Guidance Center|
|Guidance Center - Coudersport Office - Project RAPPORT||Health education and supportive counseling in the homes or in school. Prevention services for youth.
Free pregnancy testing.
Prenatal and Parenting education.
Early Childhood education.||Potter||Guidance Center - Coudersport Office||Guidance Center|
|Guidance Center - DuBois Office - Parents As Teachers||Free home visiting program that promotes child development and early learning, Playgroups, Developmental screenings, Resource and referral network.||Clearfield||Guidance Center - DuBois Office||Guidance Center|
|Guidance Center - Kane Family Center - Parents As Teachers||A free early childhood curriculum, delivered in the home. Focuses on reinforcing parent-child interaction and enhancing knowledge of child development. Developmental, hearing, and vision screenings provided.||McKean||Guidance Center - Kane Office||Guidance Center|
|Guidance Center - Smethport Family Center - Parents As Teachers||A free early childhood curriculum, delivered in the home. Focuses on reinforcing parent-child interaction and enhancing knowledge of child development. Developmental, hearing, and vision screenings provided.||McKean||Guidance Center - Smethport Office||Guidance Center|
|Guidance Center-St. Marys Office-Parents as Teachers||Free home visiting program that promotes child development and early learning, Playgroups, Developmental screenings, Resource and referral network.||Elk||Guidance Center - St. Marys Office||Guidance Center|
|Head Start - Home Based||Head Start for children 3-5 years of age and children with special needs. Children and families receive a 1 1/2 hour weekly home visits. Parents and a Parent Educator work together to meet the child's educational, physical social and emotional needs. Prepares children for Kindergarten.||Butler||Butler County Children's Center - Head Start||Butler County Children's Center, Inc.|
|Healthy START, Inc. Pittsburgh||We are a home visiting program whose mission is to prevent infant mortality. To that end, we provide case management and information and referrals to families for community-based health and social services. We emphasize prenatal care, support for low birthweight infants, breastfeeding, health education, family planning, and other support services that assist in the reduction of infant mortality. We also provide postpartum depression screening and referral as well as breastfeeding, childbirth prep, and parenting classes for mothers. We also offer parenting classes for eligible fathers as well as case management services for them. We also offer some baby safety equipment for eligible participants.||Allegheny||Healthy START, Inc.||Healthy START, Inc.|
|Holy Family Institute In-Home Family Counseling - Allegheny County||An intensive, in-home crisis intervention and family treatment program which provides counseling and support services to "at risk" families. When families experience multiple and serious occurrences of neglect and abuse and are unable to go to agencies outside of the home in order to obtain the assistance they need, HFI professionals work with the family in their home, connecting them with the resources that will address their specific needs.||Allegheny||Holy Family Institute In-Home Family Counseling||Holy Family Institute|
|Holy Family Institute In-Home Family Counseling - Armstrong County||An intensive, in-home crisis intervention and family treatment program which provides counseling and support services to "at risk" families. When families experience multiple and serious occurrences of neglect and abuse and are unable to go to agencies outside of the home in order to obtain the assistance they need, HFI professionals work with the family in their home, connecting them with the resources that will address their specific needs.||Armstrong||Holy Family Institute In-Home Family Counseling||Holy Family Institute|
|Home Based Parenting Education||Home visits to parents who want to learn skills to be effective parents||Bedford||Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries Family Center||Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries|
|Home Visits||Open to pregnant moms and/or families with children from birth through kindergarten who reside in Perry County. or Capital Area Head Start who reside in Perry County.
-Personalized home visits offered twice a month by a Parent As Teacher certified Family Educator.
-Information and guidance on parent education, child development, constructive play, and more.
-Periodic developmental screenings to ensure that the children have no undetected problems.
-A referral network to help the family find special services, if needed that is beyond the scope of the Family Center.
-A free home visitation program to prepare children for school.||Perry||Perry County Family Center||Perry County Family Center |
|Lifesteps, Inc. - Crisis Child Care - Butler||In Butler County, with proper approval and in conjunction with Children and Youth Services, families in crisis may receive child care at no charge to alleviate stress and help families with child care predicaments. Service must be approved by the county Children and Youth Services.||Butler||Lifesteps - Family Services||Lifesteps|
|Parents as Teachers||Deliver home-based Parents as Teachers services to low-income families in Berks County.||Berks||Nurse Family Partnership/Parents As Teachers||Community Prevention Partnership of Berks County|
|Parents As Teachers (PAT) and Fulton Fatherhood||Parents As Teachers (PAT) is a parenting program available to any Fulton County Parents - from pregnancy through children 5 years of age. No income requirement or cap.
As a participant you will receive:
- Personalized home visits by a certified Parent Educator, specially trained in child development and eager to help you give your child a great start.
- Group meetings with other parents, where you can share parenting experiences, gain new insights, and talk about topics that interest you. Great for social and emotional development.
- Information and guidance, beginning even before your baby is born, on preparing for your baby, home safety, what to expect as your child develops, effective discipline, constructive play and more.
- Periodic screening to ensure that your child is at their developmental age.
- A referral network that can help you find special services.
The home - centered partnership that works!
The Fulton Fatherhood Initiative is designed to aid and support fathers in their very important role. FCFP and it's staff believe that parents are their child's first and most important teachers and promote activities and programming to bring this message to families. The Fulton Fatherhood Initiative has been developed to aid and support fathers in the child's growth and development. Various activities will help educate fathers on pregnancy and birth, child development, creating family stability, and continued support throughout their child's life.
||Fulton||Fulton County Family Partnership, Inc.||Fulton County Family Partnership, Inc.|
|Snyder County Children and Youth Services - Home Based Parenting Education||Snyder County Children and Youth is able to visit the homes of parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role and provide parenting education services in the family setting.
The programs may focus on teen parents; parents who need to develop skills to handle a difficult child; families who want to learn school-readiness activities to share with their child; individuals for whom parenting is a new experience; families at risk for child abuse, neglect or out-of-home placement; or others who have issues that are most effectively resolved in the home environment.||Snyder||Snyder County Children and Youth Services||Snyder County Children and Youth Services|
|The Bair Foundation of Pennsylvania Altoona Office Home Based Parenting Education||Parenting education provided in an individual's or family's home.||Blair||The Bair Foundation of Pennsylvania Altoona Office||The Bair Foundation|
|The CARE Center of Indiana County - Family Preservation Services||A home visitation program which assists parents in the development of skills needed to ensure safe and healthy care of their children. Working in-home, the Family Preservation Specialist staff assesses parenting abilities, areas of strength, and areas that need improvement when parenting. Following the assessment process, families develop goals regarding parenting, housing, establishing a support system, etc. Family Preservation services are provided through a Strength Based Perspective.||Indiana||The CARE Center of Indiana County||The CARE Center of Indiana County|
|Union City Family Support Center - Parents as Teachers||In-home direction to teach parents about brain development along with social and emotional skills from prenatal to kindergarten entry.||Erie||Union City Family Support Center||Union City Family Support Center|
|United Way of Blair County Homebased Parent Education||Programs that visit the homes of parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role and provide parenting education services in the family setting. The programs focus on parents with infants, toddlers, and pre-school age children, parent-child interaction, development center parenting, and family well being.||Blair||United Way of Blair County||United Way of Blair County|