Presenting at the Young Children Without Homes National Conference 2013
Jessica Woelkers & Andrea Rudek shed light on the Littlest Residents experiencing homelessness and the impact of trauma and adversity on development.
Homeless Young Children Webinar Resources
Young homeless children are experiencing their most critical stages of development right now. Click here for resources Ray Firth mentioned in the Littlest Residents Webinar on April 5, 2013.
Kangaroo Care Helps EHS Mothers and Babies
Kangaroo Care is a simple idea that creates amazing results in the health and well-being of EHS babies and their mothers.
Surge In Kindergarten Attendance Gets Transition Strategy Noticed
After debuting at a North Side Pittsburgh Public School, the Ready Freddy model for easing children into their school careers has spread across the city and the country.
Enhancing Outcomes for Young Children Experiencing Homelessness
Locally and nationally the number of families who are homeless has been growing, and approximately 48% of the children in those families are infants, toddlers or preschoolers.
Strengthening Youth Driven Programming in Afterschool
The DARE team collaborated with several schools and afterschool providers and developed a series of workshops and support materials and resources to promote youth-driven programming.
Laurie Mulvey Honored by Community Human Services
Celebrate Laurie Mulvey’s nearly 40 years of leadership in working with family services at the 4th Annual Community Ally Dinner and Benefit Auction.
Heinz Endowments funds 8 for P.L.A.Y. project licensing!
Our very own Gloria Rodriguez-Ransom, Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist, is one of 8 trainees to become licensed in The P.L.A.Y. Project Model. The P.L.A.Y. Project is an intense intervention for families of children with Autism.
Family Support Rally and Legislative Work Day
Family Support parents attend rally in Harrisburg and have individual meetings with 12 Allegheny County legislators who have centers in their districts.