The Rural Home visiting (RHV) Program is a no cost early education home visiting program providing family focused services from pregnancy to age 3. OCCDA RHV utilizes the Parents as Teachers curriculum model which is an evidence-based early childhood home visiting program and believes Parents are the first and most influential teachers in a Childs life. Home visitors provide support, share age appropriate child development and parenting information, activities, and health and developmental screenings.
Rural Home visiting Families will receive:
Personal Home Visits: Bi-weekly and agreed upon time, Parent Educators will shares age appropriate child development and parenting information. The visits will include:
- An engaging play activity for you and your child to enrich parent/child interaction and enhance child development
- Discussion and handouts regarding your child’s stage of development and parenting.
- Information on fun activities to nurture growth
Join other parents in your community to learn and share information on parenting issues and child development
Developmental and health screenings are provided to help parents identify any potential concerns before it becomes an obstacle to the child’s development.
Parent Educators help families to identify and connect with community resources.
Why it’s important:
- Because learning begins at birth
- Research suggests that in the first 6 months of life, the brain goes through the most critical stage of development.
- Children learn more and at a faster rate in the first few years.
- Most of the language that one will use as an adult is developed by the age of three
Serving Okanogan County with office locations in Oroville, Omak, and Brewster
Call (509) 826-2466