Help Me Grow – Long Island

Launched in January 2018, Help Me Grow – Long Island is a FREE resource connecting families and providers to community resources and child development information in Nassau and Suffolk counties, with the mission of promoting optimal development of Long Island’s young children. HMG-LI provides free, virtual, ongoing support to families to meet the needs of their young children, and trains providers to use developmental screens with the families they serve. Help Me Grow – Long Island isn’t an agency, but a partnership based on a national model for organizing existing agencies with the goal of more efficiently and effectively reaching and helping at-risk children. HMG-LI is coordinated by Docs for Tots and is connected to United Way of Long Island’s 2-1-1 phone system.

To use Help Me Grow – Long Island:

Important Materials:

Help Me Grow – Long Island Leadership Team:

Child Care Council of Nassau, Child Care Council of Suffolk, Children’s Medical Center at NYU Winthrop Hospital, Choice for All, Cohen Children’s Medical Center, Docs for Tots, Family and Community Engagement at LIU, Family Place Libraries, Family Support Long Island at Molloy College, Health and Welfare Council of Long Island, Healthy Steps Program at Nassau University Medical Center, Hofstra University Department of Health Professions, Hudson River Healthcare, Institute for Parenting at Adelphi University, Long Island Federally Qualified Health Centers, Long Island FQHC WIC Program, Long Island Pre-K Initiative, Nassau BOCES, Nassau County Department of Health Division of Maternal Child Health, Nassau Library System, Northwell Health, Northwell Health Visits-Family Connects Long Island, NYS Council on Children and Families, Postpartum Resource Center of New York, QUALITYstarsNY, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook WIC, Suffolk County Department of Health Early Intervention, Suffolk County Executive

 

Help Me Grow – Long Island
2nd Annual Report
May 2021

Help Me Grow – Long Island
First Annual Report
April 2020

Help Me Grow National
2019 Annual Report

Latest News

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 . . .
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Promoting child development across New York during the pandemic

Report released by Docs for Tots and the Schuyler Center The NY Acts project, a Centers for Disease Control (CDC)-funded project led by Docs . . .
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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 . . .
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Quality early childhood education settings have great potential to transform our nation’s health.

Dina Lieser, MD, FAAP