The Need In Pennsylvania (2017)

Improving Health

Preventing Child Abuse

Reducing Poverty

Improving Literacy

  • Early Head Start (EHS) – Enhances the ability of low income families to meet the developmental and early learning needs of their children at home.
  • Healthy Families America (HFA) – Strengthens families by promoting positive parenting, enhancing child health and development, and preventing child abuse and neglect.
  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) – Pairs first-time, low-income pregnant women with nurses to improve pregnancy/birth outcomes, child health and development, and family economic self-sufficiency.
  • Parents as Teachers (PAT) – Builds the capacity of parents to care for their children, while promoting school readiness and healthy child development.