Fiscal Year 2018-19 was a year of growth for Parent Promise. which added new programs and capacity to serve more families. The annual report shows that Parent Promise continues to operate under a diverse funding base that includes state, federal and private funding.
Numerous private foundations, individuals and the three local Exchange Clubs continue to work with Parent Promise to provide parent education and support programs that help families raise children in a save, loving and nurturing environment. Parent Promise served 165 families and graduated 36 families from three support programs. Parent Promise offers two programs for families with children 0-5 and one program for families with children 6-12. Each of these programs provides families a well-trained parent educator to serve as a coach and mentor to families who need services or support.
“We are grateful for all those who have helped us in our efforts to help families build confidence and resiliency,” said Sherry Fair, executive director. “Our home visiting programs focus on child development knowledge and parent support, early detection of developmental delays and health issues, preventing child abuse and neglect and increasing children’s school readiness.”