Growing As Parents

 

Growing As Parents is a free, home-mentoring parent education program that provides guidance on building positive parent-child relationships and promotes optimal early development, learning, and healthy children. Beginning with developmental screenings for children and a thorough intake interview, staff provide weekly parenting education sessions in the home along with support and connection to resources. Growing As Parents program focuses on helping parents address child development and promoting healthy child-parent interactions. Services are provided at no cost in both English and Spanish.

The program utilizes the Parents As Teachers evidence-based curriculum. On 2018, we earned the Blue Ribbon Affiliate Endorsement for delivering high-quality services to children and families.

 

Growing As Parents- Dallas
4210 Junius Street
Dallas, TX 75246
Phone 214-370-9810 x113
  • Living in Dallas County
  • Families currently pregnant or parenting a child three or younger
  • Willing to participate in weekly/monthly sessions at home
  • Interest in learning skills to provide your child a healthier start in life
  • Parent in their teens or twenties
  • Referrals accepted from community agencies, such as medical providers, schools, etc. as well as self-referrals
  • Download referral form here English Spanish

 

Growing As Parents- Collin County
2205 Los Rios Blvd
Plano, Texas 75074
Phone 972-633-6726
  • Living in Collin County
  • Families with children (currently pregnant or parenting a child five years old or younger)
  • Willing to participate in weekly/monthly sessions at home
  • Interest in learning skills to provide your child a healthier start in life
  • No age or income requirement
  • Referrals accepted from community agencies, such as medical providers, school, etc. as well as self-referrals
  • Download referral form here English Spanish

 

What to Expect

  • Personal Visits: A parent educator will visit you in the convenience of your home.
  • Child Screening: You will learn about your child’s growth and development. Children receive regular developmental screening and a health review.
  • Group Connections: Monthly group connections are provided to parents and children.
  • Resource Network: Program provides direct referral or connections to other needed community resources.
  • You will be part of a special community of parents promoting a safe and healthy development for their children!

 

Parent Aide

 

Parent Aide is a free, home-mentoring clinical program which provides quality support services to families at risk for child abuse and neglect. Masters level clinicians meet with families weekly to create healthy partnerships and provide a foundation for families to adopt positive parenting techniques. Parents learn how to decrease stress, apply positive discipline techniques, and connect to resources to improve emotional and financial stability. This program strengthens families and reduces the risk of child abuse.

  • Parent lives in Dallas or Collin County
  • Parents of all ages (pregnant or parenting)
  • Children 12 years old or younger who currently live with the parent
  • Referrals accepted from social service agencies; primarily CPS, schools, hospitals, etc. as well as self-referrals
  • Low to moderate risk factors for abuse and neglect have been identified by referral sources
  • Voluntary participation for up to two years
  • Services are provided at no cost in both English and Spanish
  • Utilizes Nurturing Parenting Program’s evidence-based curriculum

          Referral Criteria click here

          CPS referral form click here

          Community Agency referral form click here