First Step Family Support Center

Home-Visiting Programs

Parents as Teachers
Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers promotes the optimal early development, learning, and health of children by supporting and engaging parents and caregivers so that you have more tools to help your children learn and grow. Developmental, health, hearing and vision screenings are offered. We help you to connect to community resources and services.

When: Visits are twice monthly
Where: Visits occur in your home (alternative locations can be discussed)
Contact: Becca (360) 457-8355
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Parent and Child Assistance Program
Parent-Child Assistance Program

Trained and supervised advocates provide home-visits and intervention to pregnant women and mothers. Case managers can assist you in: setting goals, obtaining alcohol and or drug treatment, staying in recovery, connecting you with community services, solving housing, domestic violence, and child custody problems.

When: Visits scheduled by you and your PCAP Advocate
Where: Visits occur where needed to accomplish your goals
Contact: Christina (360) 808-5517
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Maternity Support Services
Maternity Support Services

Prenatal care can help prevent complications and inform women about important steps they can take to protect their infant and ensure a healthy pregnancy. We offer social services and counseling, nursing, and nutritional services. Visits can be made at First Step or in your home.

When: Visits are scheduled as needed
Where: First Step Family Support Center or your home
Contact: Becca (360) 457-8355
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Young mother with newborn in sling
Infant Case Management

Families with a child age two-months to one year are assisted in finding the resources, information, and support they need to help their child to grow and thrive. Community health workers schedule with families to meet at First Step or in the home. To qualify, your child must be eligible for Medicaid and be under one year of age.

When: Visits are scheduled as needed
Where: First Step Family Support Center or your home
Contact: Becca (360) 457-8355
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Social worker talking to mother and children
Supportive Parenting Program

Supportive Parenting is an intensive home-visiting program to help parents with cognitive limitations raise their children and to help their children develop on target and thrive. Parents must have an open case with the Washington Developmental Disabilities Administration.

When: Visits are determined by you and your Parent Educator
Where: Visits occur where needed to accomplish your goals
Contact: Nita (360) 457-8355