A Roadmap for Long Island In October of 2021 three institutions dedicated to the health and well-being of children declared a National Emergency in . . .
-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. Join a webinar on November 5th at noon where statewide advocates will discuss the report’s findings and recommendations.
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.
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.
What happens during the first months and years of life sets either a sturdy or a fragile stage for what follows.