Home Visits

A parent is a child’s first and most important teacher. Learn about how your child’s brain works, how to prepare your child for school, and how to access screenings & other resources all from the comfort of your home. This FREE program is open to any Linn County resident who is pregnant or parenting a child birth-age 5. YPN uses the Parents as Teachers curriculum, a globally recognized, evidence-based model, that promotes a reflective approach to support parent partnerships with YPN Parent Educator, parent-child relationships, and family well being.

What can you expect from PAT/Home Visits?

  • Certified Parent Educator

  • Learn what to expect as your child grows and develops

  • Learn how to encourage intellectual development, curiosity and language

  • Offered twice per month for one hour during flexible times

  • Centered on parent-child learning and assist families with goal-setting

  • No cost to families

  • Access to the We Care Shop – YPN’s  incentive-based program that rewards families with points for healthy behaviors that can be exchanged for diapers, wipes, clothing, books, or baby products.

Ready to join us?

Connect with YPN Today

For more information about the YPN PAT/Home Visit program please contact Chelsey Steckly.
Email Chelsey or call 319.364.8909

For more information about the YPN PAT/Home Visit Bilingual or Jones County program please contact Cynthia Rodriguez.
Email Cynthia or call 319.364.8909


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