Help Me Grow – Long Island


Help Me Grow Long Island Focus Group Report

In 2023, two focus groups were completed, one in English and one in Spanish with a total of 10 parents. All participants had worked with Help Me Grow Long Island within 6 months of the focus group. This report summarizes …
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Bright By Text – Getting the Word Out

Tips, info, and resources via text to support caregivers – HMGLI families love it! Bright by Text is a texting service that provides free tips, information, and resources to help all parents and caregivers give every child a bright beginning. …
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Potty Training: What Should We Know?

Help Me Grow Long Island helps promote the important developmental milestones in a child’s life such as Potty Training. We’ve compiled some resources to help caregivers know what signs to look for to indicate signs of readiness English Resources Spanish …
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Breastfeeding – We’re here to help!

Breastfeeding can be a daunting journey for new and expecting parents. We’ve compiled some resources across Long Island that can provide extra support for parents and babies. For more information, please contact the Help Me Grow Long Island team at …
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Help Me Grow Long Island 4th Annual Report Released

The Help Me Grow Long Island 4th Annual Report  “Building Connection – Measuring Impact” is a snapshot into the challenges and opportunities families faced in providing for and supporting their young children prenatal to age 5 in the past year and proposes …
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We are Hiring – Summer 2023

We are hiring for two positions at Docs for Tots. Please share with your networks! Part Time Office Assistant Bi-Lingual Family Resource Specialist – Spanish/English We are requesting a resume and cover letter from interested candidates, Please read the instructions …
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Dr. Isakson addresses New York State Legislature

On February 13, 2023, Dr. Elizabeth Isakson, Docs for Tots Executive Director, testified at the Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Human Services, seeking renewed state support for the expansion of Help Me Grow in New York State. As a primary …
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Help Me Grow Long Island – Info for providers

New flyer for HMGLI medical and child care providers Download Help Me Grow Long Island – Info for Providers

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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ASAPP- Advancing Support for Assistant Providers Pilot

We are excited to share that we have been awarded a two-year Quality in NYC FamilyChildcare Programs grant from the Robin Hood Foundation. On June . . .
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May 2024 Newsletter

Check it out: ASD Guidelines, UBI Research, and Bilingual Babies! Don’t miss out on our May Newsletter . . .
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We’re Hiring- ASAPP Program Coordinator

Docs for Tots is seeking a dedicated Program Coordinator to join our team. Please review the detailed job description below for comprehensive information about . . .
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What happens during the first months and years of life sets either a sturdy or a fragile stage for what follows.

Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development