Help Me Grow – Long Island


HMG Supported as Primary Prevention Program – lunch & learn follow-up

Thanks to all those that participated in the October 20 Lunch & Learn virtual event presented by Help Me Grow New York State (HMG NYS). Special thanks to both NYS Senator John Mannion and NYS Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi for kicking …
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Children Have a Way of Bringing Us All Together & Allowing Us Into Their Little-Big World.

It was a great picnic day at HMG-LI with our guest of honor present: FCA (Family and Children’s Association) & their lovely PACT (Parents and Childrens Together) group of mothers and children. The weather was perfect, and magical swan sightings happened …
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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 – Long Island (HMG-LI) and physician and child care outreach, training, and technical assistance. Specifically, the …
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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 staff members. The evening will include drinks, dinner, and a tour of the Cedarmere gardens and …
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Join us for A Roadmap for Long Island Webinar

Help Me Grow – Long Island’s 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 …
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Promoting Social Emotional Development and Early Childhood Mental Health in Young Children

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 Children’s Mental Health. Help Me Grow – Long Island’s latest report “Promoting Social Emotional Development and …
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NEW Early Childhood Educators’ Screening Collaborative Launching 2022

Now Accepting Applications!  Help Me Grow-Long Island, in partnership with the Child Care Councils of Nassau and Suffolk, and QUALITYstarsNY, is launching the newest cohort of the Early Childhood Educators’ Screening Collaborative. This is a free program that teaches childcare …
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Webinar on Centering the Family Experience: What does it mean for Preschool Special Education access across the state?

Webinar Summary Help Me Grow Long Island was thrilled to partner with Education Trust New York and Kids Can’t Wait Campaign to get the word out regarding the recent report Centering the Family Experience: Implications for Long Island Early Childhood …
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HMG-LI Report: Centering the Family Experience

IMPLICATIONS FOR LONG ISLAND’S EARLY CHILDHOOD SYSTEM 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 through qualitative analysis. Importantly, feedback from families …
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HMG-LI Year 2 Report Webinar Summary

On June 17th Help Me Grow-Long Island hosted a webinar presenting our second annual report “Help Me Grow Long Island: Meeting family needs during COVID and beyond.” Melissa Passarelli, Director of Programs, started this event by introducing HMG-LI, the importance …
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A donation to Docs for Tots on #GivingTuesday is an investment in a stronger future for New York.

Help Me Grow Long Island, one initiative overseen by Docs for Tots, gives kids a strong foundation in their first five years of life . . .
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October Newsletter

Check out our newsletter and see what we’re up to! In case you missed it – here is our October Newsletter. See what we’re . . .
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HMG Supported as Primary Prevention Program – lunch & learn follow-up

Thanks to all those that participated in the October 20 Lunch & Learn virtual event presented by Help Me Grow New York State (HMG . . .
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Children are born wired for feelings and ready to learn.

Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development