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Addressing Basic Needs and COVID Challenges

2020 Highlights 2020 has presented challenges for many families with young children worldwide. Docs for Tots has been fortunate to be able to continue our work on Long Island and in NYS throughout the pandemic, having the technical capabilities in …
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Some Districts Introduce Online Registration Amidst the Pandemic

by Rose Marie Paul, HMG-LI Family Resource Specialist To meet safety guidelines due to the current pandemic, more and more school districts on Long Island are moving towards online registration for families entering Pre-K and Kindergarten. Families seeking services for …
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Help Me Grow – Long Island and the Allied Foundation to distribute 100,000+ diapers to Long Island Families

In partnership with the Allied Foundation Diaper Bank, Help Me Grow – Long Island will donate 100,800 diapers to provide immediate relief for Long Island families struggling to afford diapers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The diapers are secured through a …
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#CountAllKids – It’s not too late to complete your 2020 Census!

The 2020 Census MUST be completed byTHE NEWLY REVISED DEADLINE OF OCTOBER 15th! GET COUNTED TODAY!!!! You no longer have until 10/31 to complete it.  Contact Help Me Grow – Long Island for assistance today! Call: 516-548-8924Email: info@hmgli.org ¡Se habla español!Nou pale …
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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Lives of Families with Young Children

  by Melissa Passarelli, Docs for Tots Director of Programs COVID-19 has affected the entire world, but has been most dangerous to those with underlying conditions: not only in the most literal sense of health, but so too for those …
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A Portrait of Growth and Impact: Help Me Grow – Long Island

The Help Me Grow – Long Island (HMG-LI) Annual Report is subtitled “A Portrait of Growth and Impact” as it represents a snapshot of operations from October 2018 through the end of September 2019. But also because the data from …
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Docs for Tots/Help Me Grow – Long Island Becomes a National Partner of Bright By Text

Children can keep learning at home thanks to our new partnership with Bright by Text! On behalf of Help Me Grow – Long Island, Docs for Tots has teamed up with Bright by Text, a national parent texting program, to …
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Apps and Activities to do at Home

last updated August 2020 Docs for Tots has compiled these virtual resources for children and parents. fun activities to promote development apps for parents to track development and milestones access to online classes and activities for children and parents Learn …
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Happy 2nd Birthday to Help Me Grow – Long Island!

It’s been two years since we launched Help Me Grow – Long Island. Just like watching a child grow, it is remarkable how much can change in such a short period of time. And like children our age, we spent …
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Multi-generational Households, Alternative Caregivers, Childcare, and the 2020 Census

by Rose Marie Paul, HMG-LI Family Resource Specialist Over the years, the number of multi-generational households has increased. In 2016, a record 64 million people, or 20% of the U.S. population, lived with multiple generations under one roof. – The …
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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 . . .
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Docs for Tots in 2021

Making Best Practice Everyday Practice in Support of Young Kids Help Me Grow – Long Island, a regional partnership promoting early childhood development, rose . . .
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November 2021 News from Docs for Tots

Check out our newsletter and see what we’re up to 🙂 In case you missed it – here is our November Newsletter. See what . . .
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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