• Friendly Inn Settlement, 2386 Unwin Rd, Cleveland, OH 44104

Help Me Grow

Help Me Grow

Help Me Grow is a Home Visiting program that provides expectant or new parents with the information, support and encouragement they need through a voluntary, high-quality home visiting service. Home Visiting aims to educate at-risk parents with the resources to understand and capitalize on the optimal early years of a child’s life. By supporting the positive interaction with children in stable and stimulating environments, the Home Visiting program seeks to create a sturdy foundation for future achievement. Ultimately, this approach is essential to the educational and economic success of Ohio’s children and families.
The Help Me Grow Home Visiting program has four central goals:
  • Increase healthy pregnancies
  • Improve parenting confidence and competence
  • Increase family connections to community and social supports
  • Improve child health, development, and readiness

Parents As Teachers

Parents as Teachers is an international, evidence-based, home visiting program that supports parents as their child's earliest and best teacher and helps children grow, learn and reach their full potential. Families with a child under age three in Cuyahoga County are eligible. The goals are to:
  • Increase children's school readiness and school success
  • Increase parent knowledge of early childhood development and improve parenting practices
  • Provide early detection of developmental delays and health issues
  • Decrease parent stress