Training and Events:
Visit our sister site, www.parentingmatters-epc.org for upcoming events and parenting information. The Parenting Matters of El Paso County calendar has up to date information on what's going on in our community! Additionally, if you have a parenting event of your own, you can post to the calendar!*
Also, there are excellent services available below that offer valuable information, tools, and home visits for parents and caregivers. Take advantage of what our community provides and get assistance and encouragement from professionals!
* Join PEAK Parent Center as we present an on-going series of webinars for parents and educators.
* Join us for all or just the ones that interested you the most.
* Space is limited, so please register online and you will receive a confirmation email with directions for the webinar.
Free for families and educators!
To sign up online go to: www.peakparent.org/workshopsTranings.asp or call PEAK Parent Center 719.531.9400 or 800.284.0251
*Event postings are moderated to ensure adherence to Parenting Matters policies.
First Visitor at Peak Vista includes a FREE home visitation program for new or expectant parents that provides information about early childhood development, community resources and a free gift for your baby from one of our caring and trained volunteers.
Your FREE home visit includes:
- A gift for your baby
- A book of games to play with your baby
- A handbook from Bright Beginnings loaded with information you need to know about caring for your baby/toddler AND SO MUCH MORE!
NFP is a home visitation program that improves the health, well-being and self-sufficiency of low-income, first-time parents and their children in El Paso and Teller counties. Our home visitations begin with women during pregnancy and continue until their child is 2 years old. NFP is free to all women who are eligible for Medicaid and WIC and meet other income requirements.
Colorado Bright Beginnings is empowering parents with the guidance, knowledge and tools to create a bright beginning for their child. We'll give you some simple ways to start with a free packet of powerful tools. In Colorado communities throughout the state, we will meet you at home, your work or any other community setting that's easy for you.
Provides child care training and nurse-home visits that improve clients' employment potential and build healthy, stable and self-sufficient families.
Clients receive pre-employment child care training in classroom and hands-on settings.
In the classroom, professional health educators provide clients with lessons essential to future work in the child care field: fetal and child development, infectious disease prevention, child abuse prevention, financial management, goal setting, problem solving. See the flyer here and see the Video.