PCHP in the News

  • NYN Media Insights Podcast On Providing Services To Transient Populations

    In New York City, where housing instability is rampant, it is of great value to be able to deliver services to transient families who may be living in shelters, or doubled up with others. Meredith Barber, Senior Director of Institutional Advancement at Leake & Watts and Sarah E. Walzer, J.D., CEO of the Parent-Child Home…Read More

  • A 45 year fight: WJCS continues to battle achievement gap

    According to a legion of research from a number of institutions, children from low-income households perform worse on most measures of academic achievement, from grades and test scores to college enrollment rates, when compared to their high-income peers. While the reasons behind this broad gap are varied, many researchers believe part of the problem lies…Read More

  • The Smart Path Forward in Early Childhood Education

    In April, Mayor de Blasio announced a new initiative aimed at closing the gap in early childhood education, 3-K for All. The rollout, beginning in historically under-resourced communities like Brownsville and the South Bronx, is projected to provide a seat for every three-year-old living in those parts of the city by fall 2018 – some…Read More

  • Home Visiting CEOs Hit Capitol Hill

    The leaders of six home-visiting programs met with Congressional staff yesterday to discuss ongoing efforts to reauthorize the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV), hopefully with a boost in authorized appropriations. Diedra Henry-Spires, CEO of the Dalton Daley Group, a nonprofit advocacy group running point on the push for MIECHV reauthorization, described…Read More


    Contact: Colleen R. Brathwaite Communications Manager 914-761-0600 x204 cbrathwaite@wjcs.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE White Plains, May 3, 2017 — Deputy County Executive Kevin Plunkett, right, joined in the 45th Anniversary celebration of the WJCS Parent-Child Home Program today, offering congratulations to the program’s home visitors who lay the foundation that bridges the academic achievement gap between…Read More

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