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HMG-LI Grows to Meet Family Needs During COVID and Beyond

2nd Annual ReportReleased May 10, 2021 Help Me Grow – Long Island Rises to COVID Challenge: Doubles Number of At-risk Infants, Toddlers, Families Aided in 2020 Our 2nd annual report highlights expansion to new communities, successful connection to services for vulnerable …
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Docs for Tots is Hiring: PT Office Assistant

May 2021 Docs for Tots is hiring! Share with your networks!To apply: Please email a one-page resume and cover letter to robin@docsfortots.org with Office Assistant in the subject line. Submissions with resumes longer than a page, without a cover letter, …
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Docs for Tots is Hiring: Spanish-speaking Family Resource Specialist

Temporary full-time position July-December 2021, with possibility of extension Help Me Grow – Long Island Family Resource Specialist The Help Me Grow – Long Island Family Resource Specialist is the main point of contact for the HMG-LI Centralized Access Point. …
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Learning Collaboratives Prepare Child Care Providers to Offer Developmental and Social Emotional Screens to Children in Their Care

2020 Highlights For the families that use them, child care providers play a major role in children’s lives. A child who attends child care every day can spend 40 hours a week with their provider during a very critical time …
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Help Me Grow – Long Island 2020 Highlights

2020 in Numbers Expanded Partnerships in 2020 With support from Help Me Grow National, we strengthened our relationship with the Stony Brook Hospital Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) sites, resulting in a 400% increase in referrals for mothers with young …
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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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Docs for Tots is Hiring: Spanish-speaking Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

March 2021 UPDATE Docs for Tots is hiring an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant – part-time or full-time Spanish speaker. Please share with your networks! Organizational Description: Docs for Tots’ mission is to bring together children’s doctors and communities to promote …
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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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In large part, science has shown us how to best support the health and development of our youngest children – we need to start doing it.

Liz Isakson, MD, FAAP, Executive Director, Docs for Tots