Help Me Grow is a statewide program for expectant parents, infants and toddlers that provides health and developmental services so that children start school healthy and ready to learn. Help Me Grow offers three voluntary programs to prenatal women, children and families. All services are family centered, free and confidential. When you contact Help Me Grow, someone will help you find the best program for you and your family.
Help Me Grow of Allen County operates under the Allen County Board of DD and the Allen County Family and Children First Council.
Help Me Grow Early Intervention is a voluntary program that provides family centered services for infants and toddlers to age 3 with a developmental delay, disability or medical condition likely to result in a delay or disability.
Help Me Grow Home Visiting is a voluntary program that provides first time expectant or new parents the information and support they need to be prepared for the birth of their child and to provide on going education and support.
Maternal Infant Early Child Home Visiting (MIECHV) is a voluntary program that provides pregnant women and parents with assistance and support to help promote positive parenting skills and reduce the incidences of child abuse and neglect. Home Visitors support parents before the birth of their child through weekly home visits, parent education and guidance, and social support to promote maternal and child health and child development during the crucial first five years of life.
All programs are free, voluntary and confidential.