For Strong Families
Our Vision: Proactively inspire,
educate, and prepare families.
How Can I Help?
As a non-profit, we’re always accepting donations. Of course monetary donations are appreciated, but we also accept physical goods such as school supplies and items for our assessment baskets. We also welcome volunteers. Your work helps our staff dedicate more time to each child.
Support Our Cause
Your monetary donations and donations of physical goods helps every child thrive.
Become a Volunteer
There are simple tasks you can do as a volunteer that helps us to connect with more children.
Spread the Word
You can also help by simply telling your friends and family about our free services for the community.
Birth to Five has helped so many families in Wayne County, Indiana
children attended playgroups in 2018
children attended group events in 2018
children attended playgroups in 2017
children attended Group Events in 2017
Birth to Five has been helping families in Wayne County since 1991. In that time, we have served more than 5000 families through our Parents as Teachers and Healthy Families Programs.
The consistency of support, ideas for developmentally appropriate activities that I receive at each visit as well as the playgroups are greeting for meeting other families.
Just being able to talk about concerns with my child makes the all the difference in my parenting ability.
The home visits I have received have helped my daughter with her speech tremendously.
Reaffirming what I believed to be true about my child’s cognitive skill level and the fact that our educator has worked in the school systems and knows the ins and outs.
Knowing what the milestones are and where our daughter stands. Also creative and cost effective ways to make toys.
We are first time parents. We were scared and worried that our child wasn’t hitting milestones but this program has helped us and takes away so much stress.
- RAISED: $30,042 GOAL: $20,000
Dancing With The Stars
- RAISED: $0 GOAL: $10,000
- RAISED: $1,182 GOAL: $4000
Dancing with The Stars
Every year, Wayne County dances! Dancing with the Stars of Wayne County puts the fun in fundraiser and is a community favorite. Thank you for helping us exceed our goal in 2020 – over $31,000 was raised to support Birth to Five! Be sure to join us next year!
What We Do
Birth to Five is a non-profit that offers FREE SERVICES creating a family-centered, comprehensive, collaborative and high-quality early childhood system that supports the development, health and early education for any Wayne County, Indiana children from birth through age 5.
FREE Personalized Home Visits
We give information on milestones for each age level with examples of activities to meet those milestones. We also provide Kindergarten Readiness activities.
FREE Group Events
Families are encouraged to attend Playgroup and our many fun community activities.
FREE Developmental & Health Screenings
Our screenings to help identify any development delays and offer support and resources for delays.
FREE Community Resource Networking
Our network of local resources supports families in finding the right direction for the help they’re seeking.
Ready to Get Started?
Birth to Five is making a difference in so many children’s lives. Your child can be one. With weekly home visits, health screenings, a strong networks and so many fun activities, events and play groups, how can you go wrong. Just send us a message and we will get in touch with you to get you started.
Challenge Match 2019!
November 4-12 | We are excited to announce that Birth to Five has been chosen to participate in the Wayne County Foundation Challenge Match again this year. Donations for the match period can be accepted from November 4 through November 12, 2019. We appreciate your support during this match period. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.
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