Core Values

  1. Parents are the best authority on determining their family’s needs
  2. All families have strengths which need to be recognized
  3. Every child should reach his or her potential
  4. Parents are responsible for their children
  5. Available services should begin early to support the needs of the family


  1. promote positive parenting
  2. enhance child health and development
  3. prevent child abuse and neglect.

Free Personalized Home Visits

  • are “at least” an hour.
  • offered weekly for the first year
  • include child development and parenting information and developmentally appropriate activities (many of which are homemade!)
  • focus on individualized family goals and celebrating accomplishments

Families enroll in this program before the child is three months old.

Developmental and Health Screenings

  • Completed during the home visit
  • Ages & Stages screening at 3 months and every 6 months following
  • Referrals provided (such as to First Steps or to a medical care provider) if there are potential developmental delays or concerns with vision or hearing

Group Events

Playgroups are weekly and located throughout Wayne County (see Calendar). Other events such as Book Buddies, Guys Night Out, holiday events, etc. are scheduled throughout the year as funding opportunities are made available.

Open to anyone in Wayne County, these gatherings provide opportunities for social interaction for child and adult. 

Community Resource Networking

Simply means we assist families in connecting with many other programs and agencies to create a support network around the family and child.  Call us any time!

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