This parent-child program supports school readiness in children ages 0–5 by offering parental support and making sure your child's development is on track. Services are free and available to all registered Lincoln patients.
Lincoln Community Health Center’s Pediatric Clinic provides medical care from birth to 18 years of age. As part of their mission to care for the whole child, they offer the Parent-Child Readiness Program for children ages 0–5 years old. In this program, case managers work closely with pediatric providers to offer all types of support to get children ready to enter kindergarten, starting at birth. They can answer your questions about your child’s development and behavior and suggest easy activities to promote learning at home. If your child needs additional help to get ready for school, they will help you get connected to services outside of Lincoln.
This program includes:
- One-on-one parent education and support
- Parenting groups
- Screenings for developmental delays
- Speech / physical therapy referrals
- Mental health and substance abuse referrals for parents
- Case management
- Assistance connecting to community resources
- Reach Out & Read Program: FREE books from your pediatric provider