1999 Early Education and Care Assessment


 

APPENDIX: CURRENT EFFORTS

CURRENT EFFORT DESCRIPTION

DOLLAR AMOUNT

NUMBER SERVED

PUBLIC; PRIVATE; PUBLIC/PRIVATE COLLABORATION

PARENTING EDUCATION

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Any Baby Can:

For parents of children with special needs.

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Austin Child Guidance Center:

Offers four parenting classes per month for a fee.

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AVANCE/ Even Start:

Provides services to improve educational opportunities for low-income families. Early childhood education, adult literacy, adult basic education, and parenting education. Offers 12 parenting classes per month.

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50 families

Public/Private

CEDEN:

Serves low-income, at-risk pregnant teenagers and women, and families with children age five and under across Travis County. Early pre-natal care, early childhood intervention and child development programs are offered. Both home visits and center-based services are available to families. Offers 12 regular parenting classes per month, and eight teen parenting classes.

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2,000 served

Public/Private Collaboration

Connections Resource Center:

Offers 24 parenting classes per month.

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Crockett High School:

Offers six regular parenting classes per month, and four teen parenting classes.

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Early Childhood Intervention:

For parents of children with special needs.

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East Austin Male Involvement Coalition:

Targets fathers with support and parenting education.

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Healthy Families Travis County:

Promotes positive parenting and child abuse and neglect prevention through home visitation in 3 Travis County zip codes

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70 families

Public

LifeWorks:

Provides parenting education and support services to teen parents. Targets teen fathers with support and parenting education.

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Parents and Children's Engagement Project (P.A.C.E.):

Provides parenting resources and education for divorcing families. Targets fathers with support and parenting education. Offers eight parenting classes per month.

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