2017 Blue Ribbon Affiliates

This October Parents as Teachers National Center awarded ninety-three Parents as Teachers affiliates Blue Ribbon status, a distinction in the field of evidence-based home visiting. These affiliates, from across the country, engaged in a rigorous self-study and national center review process to confirm that they are meeting Parents as Teachers’ standards of fidelity and quality. Blue Ribbon Parents as Teachers affiliates are exemplary programs, delivering highest quality services to children and families.  

In addition to our congratulations, we want to thank these affiliates for the time and effort they put into this process, and to their dedication to providing high quality services to families in their communities every day.

New Blue Ribbon Affiliates are listed below. For a complete list of all Blue Ribbon Affiliates, click here.

Awarded 2017

  • Child and Family Resources, Inc. (AZ)
  • Child Crisis Arizona (AZ)
  • Sunnyside Parents as Teachers (AZ)
  • Richstone Family Center (CA)
  • Growing Home Parents as Teachers (CO)
  • Bristol Family Resource Centers (CT)
  • EdAdvance (CT)
  • Norwich P.A.T./Norwich Family Resource Ctr./Even Start Program (CT)
  • West Haven Board of Education/West Haven FRC/P.A.T. (CT)
  • Winsted Family Resource Center/Winchester Board of Education (CT)
  • Kent County Parents as Teachers (DE)
  • Sussex Parents as Teachers (DE)
  • Champions for Children (FL)
  • CPEC-Family Support Services/Community Partnership of Elbert Co. (GA)
  • Parents as Teachers Gordon/PCA Gordon County (GA)
  • Prevent Child Abuse Habersham, Inc.  (GA)
  • Twin Cedars Youth and Family Services, Inc./Children's Trust Fund of GA (GA)
  • INPEACE/USDOE Native Hawaiian Education (HI)
  • Keiki O Ka 'Aina Family Learning Centers (HI)
  • ARC-Community Support Systems (IL)
  • Children's Foundation-Early Start/Program of Children's Home & Aid (IL)
  • Childserv (IL)
  • Clay County Health Department PAT (IL)
  • Crittenton Centers Milestones Program (IL)
  • Early Beginnings (IL)
  • Early Start/Antioch CCSD #34 (IL)
  • Emerson Elementary School PAT/Cairo School District #1 (IL)
  • Family T.I.E.S.- Parents as Teachers/East Dubuque School District #119 (IL)
  • FHN Family Counseling Center/FHN Family Counseling Center thru Regional Office of Education (IL)
  • HOME Danville School District #118 (IL)
  • Model Parenting - Parents as Teachers/School District #88 Early Childhood Center (IL)
  • Prevention Initiative - Parents as Teachers/Harvard CUSD #50 (IL)
  • Shiloh Help in Parenting/Shiloh cusd #1 (IL)
  • Southern Region Early Childhood Programs - P.A.T./Murphysboro CUSD #186 (IL)
  • Maine Families Androscoggin County (ME)
  • Maine Families Aroostook County (ME)
  • Maine Families Cumberland County (ME)
  • Maine Families Franklin County (ME)
  • Maine Families Hancock County (ME)
  • Maine Families Keneebec/Somerset Counties (ME)
  • Maine Families Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc Counties (ME)
  • Maine Families Oxford County (ME)
  • Maine Families Penobscot/Piscataquis Counties (ME)
  • Maine Families Waldo County (ME)
  • Maine Families Washington County (ME)
  • Maine Families York County (ME)
  • Berrien Regional Education Service Agency Parents as Teachers Program (MI)
  • Cascade City County Health Department/Maternal Child Health and Public Health Home Visitation (MT)
  • Mineral County Health Department (MT)
  • Children & Youth Partnership PAT for Dare County (NC)
  • Family Support PAT/Iredell County Partnership for Young Children (NC)
  • Henderson County Parents as Teachers/Children & Family Resource Center of Henderson Co. (NC)
  • Project Enlightenment PAT/Wake County Public Schools (NC)
  • Smart Start of Davie County (NC)
  • The Coalition for Families in Lee County/Lee County Partnership for Children (NC)
  • FamCare PAT (NJ)
  • Plainfield Connections/Prevent Child Abuse State Agency (NJ)
  • St. Francis Center - TIP Program/St. Francis Community Center (NJ)
  • Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (OH)
  • Latino Community Development Agency (OK)
  • OPAT Program/Norman Public Schools (OK)
  • Community Prevention Partnership of Berks County (PA)
  • EOTC/Scranton Area Family Center (PA)
  • Family Resource Center of Blair County/Blair County Department of Social Services (PA)
  • Greene County Family Center (PA)
  • Mercer County Family Center (Community Connections)/Greenville Area School District (PA)
  • Mercer County Family Center/Farrell Area School District (PA)
  • Mercer County Family Center/Sharon City School District (PA)
  • Parenting Plus Program (PA)
  • The Children’s Advocacy Center of Lawrence County (PA)  
  • Blackstone Valley Community Action Program (RI)
  • Darlington County First Steps (SC)
  • Even Start Family Literacy Program/McCormick County School District 01 (SC)
  • First Steps - Parents as Teachers/Berkeley County School Dept. (SC)
  • First Steps Family Learning Center - P.A.T./Lexington County School District 3 (SC)
  • Home Education Learning Partners/Clarendon District Two- First Steps (SC)
  • Jasper County First Steps (SC)
  • Parent Education/Family Literacy - P.A.T./Pickens County School District (SC)
  • Parent Information & Resource Center/Lexington County School District 1 (SC)
  • PAT - Parenting Partnerships/York School District One (SC)
  • Richland County First Steps To School Readiness/SC Department of Education (SC)
  • School District Five of Lexington & Richland Counties/Ready by Five (SC)
  • STAR: Starting Together…...Arriving Ready/Pair Education Center (SC)
  • ChildCareGroup Parents as Teachers (TX)
  • Community Healthcore (TX)
  • Highland Park Elementary School (TX)
  • Precious Minds New Connections/McKenna System (TX)
  • Richardson Independent School District (TX)
  • The Parenting Cottage - Parents as Teachers (TX)
  • Waco ISD Parents as Teachers/Waco Independent School District (TX)
  • Parent Connection/Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin (WI)
  • Brooke Hancock Family Resource Network (WI)
  • Wetzel County Center for Children and Families (WI)