GREAT BARRINGTON — Community Health Programs in Great Barrington has been awarded a $27,730 fiscal 2019 Parent-Child Home Program expansion grant from the Department of Early Education, according to state Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli, D-Lenox. It is one of 12 agencies across the state that are receiving a combined $299, 216 in grant funding for this program.The Parent-Child Home Program uses an evidence-based model of intensive home visits to strengthen parents' skills in enhancing their children's cognitive development and school readiness. PCHP home visitor's sites serve families challenged by poverty, low levels of education, language barriers, homelessness, and other potential obstacles to academic success.
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