Proactive for prevention
Through prevention services, children and families received services early on, before a crisis or failure occurs, is a key factor for success now and throughout adulthood.
The Achievement Academy at the Jane Boyd Community House provides after-school programming during the school year and summer programming for children living in the Cedar Rapids School District.
Parents as Teachers
Parents as Teachers is a free and voluntary family education and support program designed to provide practical, timely information to all families on child development.
The program is available to anyone who has a child prenatal to age 5 or kindergarten entry and lives in Dubuque county. Parents as Teachers is based on the truth that parents are the first and most influential teachers of their children and that the early years lay the foundation for a child’s life.
Family Development and Self-Sufficiency (FaDSS) Program
Focusing on a family’s strengths this voluntary program helps those at risk of long-term welfare dependency become self-sufficient. The foundation of the program is regular home visits where the Family Development Specialist works closely with families, breaking down goals into small steps that will lead to success.
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