Garrett County Community Action Committee works in partnership with the Garrett County Board of Education to support teachers, children and families in achieving school readiness.
The mission of CHIP of Virginia is to improve young children’s heath and promote wellness and self-sufficiency in low-income families, through partnerships with local communities.
Community Action operates an Early Head Start classroom at a women’s correctional facility to serve as a positive link between the parent, the caregiver and the EHS staff leading to greater growth for the child and parent.
The Union-Snyder Community Action Agency established the Families Learning Together Program as a family literacy and self-sufficiency initiative for adults with basic education needs and at least one child in third grade or under.
Springfield Partners for Community Action sponsors KIDS DAY as a day of entertainment, educational information and fun experiences for preschool and school-aged children and their families. Proceeds from the event support the Champions of Character and Springfield Partners’ Scholarship Programs.
Community Action Southwest established the Kindergarten Club to increase school readiness and school success for children entering kindergarten.
The Fayette County Community Action Agency serves as a site for the Nurse-Family Partnership to help low-income first-time mothers achieve positive outcomes for themselves, their baby, and their family.
Penquis Community Action Program sponsors the Parents Are Teachers, Too program to provide information, encouragement and support to first-time parents and teen parents in order to help them give their children the best possible start.
The Harvard Family Research Project strives to promote more effective educational practices, programs, and policies for disadvantaged children and youth.
Clackamas County Social Services established the Volunteer Connection Program to help mobilize people of all ages and resources to find creative solutions to community problems.
Early nutrition education is particularly important to promote lifelong habits that will contribute to health and well-being.