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Docs for Tots is Hiring for 2022: Spanish-speaking Family Resource Specialist

NEW posting for 2022 start Full-time or Part-time position with combo of in person and remote work Help Me Grow – Long Island Family Resource Specialist The Help Me Grow – Long Island Family Resource Specialist is the main 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 2,200 developmental and social emotional screens completed as part of Help Me Grow – Long Island, via our Centralized Access Point and our screening partners 170,000 diapers distributed (and counting!) with HMG-LI bags and materials, plus census reminders, in conjunction with the …
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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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Reflections on Racism and Early Childhood

by Dr. Elizabeth Isakson, Executive Director, Docs for Tots Edward Deming once said: “Every system is perfectly designed to get the result it gets.” At Docs for Tots we know that far too often, families and young children struggle to …
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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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Investing in quality early learning programs is the most efficient way to affect school and life success and to reduce social expenditures later.

James Heckman, economist, Nobel laureate