The program is designed to teach teens how to improve academic performance, school discipline, stay drug-free and improve overall self-esteem. The Positive Action program is designed to work hand-in-hand with the Parent Project ®, and parents and teens are encouraged to attend the Parent Project ® and Positive Action Program together.
Our Early Head Start Program provides a wide array of services for children less than 30 months of age who have parents with a limited income. The EHS program provides on-site center-based and home based services. All participating parents must be working or enrolled in school. The services at the EHS Center are year-round, full-week childcare in a licensed facility at no cost to the parents. The home-based services are provided for 44 weeks and bring the same development, learning and social services the EHS Center provides.
The program includes preschool education, health services, nutritious meals and group activities all at no cost to the parents. We also welcome children with special needs. Pregnant moms may also enroll in the program.
The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program is a FREE Kindergarten Readiness Program that serves up to 110 children in Barbour, Coffee, Dale, Geneva, Henry, and Houston Counties. HIPPY works directly with parents to provide the tools they need to prepare their preschoolers for kindergarten. It is a 30-week program that offers an age-appropriate curriculum designed for children under five years of age and provides storybooks and supplies.
The Dolly Parton Imagination Library and the Alfred Saliba Family Services Center have come together to bring children of Houston County free books. Children from 0-5 may register at our center or online to receive one free book per month. The program has been widely researched and results demonstrate the positive impact on early childhood development and literacy skills. To sign up online, go to imaginationlibrary.com and click on "Check Availability."