You are your child’s first
and most influential teacher.


Nurse Family Partnership (NFP)

This offers a maternal and early childhood health program, delivered by BSN prepared registered nurses, to assist first time mothers to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life.



Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-School Youngsters (HIPPY)

This program provides parents with a 30 week curriculum of in-home instruction and is designed to give parents the tools they need to become their child’s first teacher. Lesson plans, children’s books, crayons, scissors and other materials needed to teach your child is provided at no cost.



Parents As Teachers

This program recognizes that parents are their children’s first and most influential teachers. The early years of a child’s life are critical for optimal development and provide the foundation for success in school and in life. The PAT programs trains the parent to recognize developmental and health issues...


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This program is funded by a grant awarded to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission from
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Participants must be residents of Gregg County.