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SERVICE MEMBERS, VETERANS, & FAMILIES PROGRAM

Through supports such as parenting, education and youth development this program:

Builds on the strengths of both caregivers and children to promote strong families; Partners with military and veteran caregivers to support positive parental involvement in their children's lives;

 

• Partners with military and veteran caregivers to maximize their ability to give their children emotional, physical and financial support; and

 

• Builds community coalitions focused on promoting positive outcomes for children, youth and families

WHERE CAN I APPLY FOR THE PROGRAM?

Contact

Family & Community Advocate ytorres@metinc.org

346-402-3050

Family Unwrapping

HOME VISITING

The certified Parent Educator will take a holistic approach to strengthening families. Through our evidence-based early childhood home visiting model, we provide services to pregnant women and families with children from birth through kindergarten.

  • Increase parent knowledge of early childhood development.  Increasing children's school readiness and success. 

  • Provide early detection of developmental delays and health issues.

STEP CURRICULUM

The STEP parenting program is an effective, seven-session planned training curriculum that focuses on topics important to parents today.  This course provides valuable tools which improve communication among family members and lessens conflict.  Easy to understand and apply, STEP presents effective skills that can be used immediately. 

 

The STEP parenting program delivers:

  • Understanding Yourself and Your Child

  • Understanding Beliefs and Feelings

  • Encouraging Your Child and Yourself

  • Listening and Talking to Your Child

  • Helping Children Learn to Cooperate

  • Discipline that Makes Sense

  • Choosing Your Approach

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YOUTH EMPOWERMENT CLASSES

Youth Empowerment Solutions is an evidence based program that empowers youth to make positive changes in their communities and to work with adults to support their efforts. The goals of the YES program are to provide youth with opportunities for meaningful involvement in preventing youth violence and creating community change, to enhance the ability of adults to support youth in an empowerment framework, and to change the social and physical environment to reduce and prevent violence ( especially youth violence). (8 sessions)

  • Provide youth with opportunities for meaningful involvement in preventing youth violence and creating community change.

  • Enhance the ability of adults to support youth in an empowerment framework.

  • Change the social and physical environment to reduce and prevent violence ( especially youth violence).