PCHP in the News

  • Advocates fear fund cutoff for low-income early childhood program

      Valentino Shine Jr. was a senior at Medaille College when his oldest son was born. He remembers taking him to some of his classes a decade ago, but knows a decision he made when both his sons were 3 years old has been key to their early academic success. He and his wife, Tasia,…Read More

  • Home Visits Help New Parents Overcome Tough Histories, Raise Healthy Children

      …Home visiting organizations operated under the radar for decades, until the Affordable Care Act created a nationwide program in 2010 to support them. The federal Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program awards $400 million in annual grants for services to new families with young children or couples who are expecting. Nationwide, the…Read More

  • Program teaches Buffalo parents how to prepare kids for school

    Three-year-old Alicia Wityee picked up an alphabet block from the back of a wooden toy truck and showed it to her mom. “I?” she asked. Her mother, Lalpan Mawii, took a peek. “Look at it again,” she told her daughter. “T,” Alicia said, barely audibly. “Louder. I can’t hear you,” her mother gently coaxed. “T!”…Read More

  • PCHP featured in Philadelphia Housing Authority Newsletter

    Pennsylvania Parent-Child Home Program was featured in the Philadelphia Housing Authority’s Newsletter for the wonderful work being done in the Sharswood neighborhood of Philadelphia. Please click here and turn to page 15 to read the full feature.

  • 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

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