Promoting Social Emotional Development and Early Childhood Mental Health in Young Children


Help Me Grow – Long Island’s latest report “Promoting Social Emotional Development and Early Childhood Mental Health in Young Children” provides Long Island’s policy and decision makers with the knowledge and a path forward to start promoting mental health and social-emotional well-being from birth.

Mission and Vision


“Minding the Gaps. How One Doctor-Led Nonprofit is Strengthening The Safety Net For Long Island Children” highlights our achievements across Long Island through the assistance and partnerships formed with existing organizations working for the betterment of young children.

Read Minding the Gaps, by Liz Moore for the Rauch Foundation.

 

Centering the Family Experience: Implications for Long Island’s Early Childhood System


-Released October 2021
A follow up to Help Me Grow Long Island’s May 2021 report, this October 2021 report explores families’ experiences with Help Me Grow – Long Island. Help Me Grow – Long Island’s Family Resources Specialists are there to help one family at a time, but this report demonstrates Help Me Grow’s potential for systems change: elevating parents’ voices paired with examination of population-level data can drive more equitable access to services for all families.


2nd Annual Report:
HMG-LI Grows to Meet Family Needs During COVID and Beyond
-Released May 10, 2021

Our 2nd Annual Report highlights expansion to new communities, successful connection to services for vulnerable families during COVID, and distribution of 300,000 diapers while emphasizing developmental promotion.

View June 17 webinar and panel summary here.


HELP ME GROW – LONG ISLAND:
A Portrait of Growth and Impact

Read the 1st annual report and be in touch if you wish to join the HMG-LI referral network, and the amazing HMG-LI collective impact partnership that supports the Long Island community of families with young children.


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Job Posting: Program Manager, Quality Improvement Initiatives

Position Description: The Program Manager will oversee and coordinate the day-to-day operations of Docs for Tots Quality Improvement (QI) programs, including Help Me Grow . . .
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Job Posting: Implementation Specialist

updated May 2022 Implementation Specialist Description: Docs for Tots is seeking an Implementation Specialist to contribute to our team as we facilitate quality improvement . . .
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Help Me Grow Long Island Spring Open House

Join us for any portion of the evening to network with community members and meet the Help Me Grow Long Island leadership team and . . .
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Quality early childhood education settings have great potential to transform our nation’s health.

Dina Lieser, MD, FAAP