(HOPES like model - Healthy Opportunities
for Parents to Experience Success)
Family Foundations is a family support program offered by Pocahontas County
Homecare Aide Agency to assist pregnant women and families of newborns and
children aged two at the time of admit. Family Foundations will focus on
prenatal care, child development, child health, parenting skills and other
aspects of family functioning. The home visitation program will help your
child with being school-ready and educational and fun activities are planned
weekly until your child begins kindergarten.
The purpose of Family Foundations is to help families prepare for a new baby and
to provide the best care possible after the baby arrives. Your Family
Support Worker will be a person you can count on. The worker will provide
support as you make choices for you and your family.
Your Family Support Worker can help you give your baby the most valuable gift of
all - a loving, nurturing parent. The worker will teach you ways to care
for your baby that will help him/her become the best he/she can be. Your
Family Support Worker will visit you in your home or at another place of your
Family Foundations is provided at NO CHARGE
to participating families residing in Pocahontas County! It is funded
through a grant from Linking Families and Communities through the state
TO ENROLL: Contact the Pocahontas County Homecare Aide Agency
at 712-335-4587. A Family Support Worker will provide a
home visit and assist in the completion of an enrollment application.