The HOPES program can be a life changer.
What is theHOPES/Healthy Families of Iowa program all about? We go into the homes of our participants and
teach everything from coping skills to the proper way to bath a baby.We often find that when a program participantsimply talksto one of our professionals about their problems, it can relieve stress and enhance a parent’s self-worth.Services are provided on a weekly basis at
- HOPES –(Healthy Opportunities for Families to Experience Success)
- HOPES programs is offered by 3 community agencies
- 200 families are served annual
- Program is accredited by Healthy Families America
the home of participants,and areoffered to pregnant women and new families with social and economic risk factors, limited parenting skills, and barriers to accessing family support services available in their communities.Families eligible for the program are identified by a uniform screening process. Participation is voluntary, and services continue up to age five or when the family has met their goals.