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Festus Parents As Teachers

Festus Parents As Teachers (PAT)

The first few years of your child’s life are some of the most important. They will learn more, and at a faster pace, than at any other time in their life. What you do to help them learn, will help to shape how they learn for years to come.

PARENTS AS TEACHERS, founded in Missouri 35 years ago, is here to help. PAT is a FREE parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy and until kindergarten.


Parents as Teachers involves four different components:

  • Home Visits – a parent educator will visit your home and will share age-
    appropriate child development and parenting information. That parent educator
    will also help you learn to observe your child and address any parenting concerns
    you have
  • Screenings – Through Parents As Teachers you have access to tools to help you
    assess your child’s overall developmental and social-emotional growth. You also
    have access to health, hearing and vision screenings.
  • Group Connections – Parents As Teachers offers events for your family to share fun
    learning experiences together or learn more about parenting topics. You will
    connect with other families with children the same age.
  • Resource Network – Parents As Teachers will link your family to other community
    resources.

Parents who qualify for WIC or Free or Reduced School Lunch receive FREE diapers
& books at each visit.


Your baby was born to learn. Let Parents As Teachers help you give your child the
best possible start in life.


For More Information Call: 636-933-0792
To request services click 
here and fill out this form.