This is an early childhood parent education and family support program designed to empower all parents to give their children the best possible start in life. The program provides parents with timely information on child development, prenatal to age five; involves them in parent-child activities that encourage language development, intellectual growth, social development and motor skills; and strengthens parent-child relationships.
By participating, parents are preparing children for success in school and life.
Parents as Teachers is a program for children prenatal
to five years of age. It began April 1, 2000 with funding from the VCHA
SMART Funds. Initially we were funded to work with children birth to
three years old. In January of 2002 received additional funding through
Success by 6 to add a 3-5 year old component to the program so we can
support children through the transition into kindergarten. At present
we are serving approximately 80 families in central Vancouver.
We believe that a Parent is their child's first and most important teacher.
Your baby begins learning at birth, and Parents
as Teachers Program can help you give your baby the best possible start
in life. Parents as Teachers is a free voluntary early learning program
for parents with children birth to age five who reside in the Mid Town
area known as Network 5.
Our staff will help you connect to other services and programs in this community.
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