H.O.P.E.S.

Healthy Outcomes through Prevention & Early Support

H.O.P.E.S. helps local parents create home environments in which young children can thrive. Working with clinics, organizations and government agencies, the program seeks to reduce instances of child maltreatment by helping improve parenting skills through instruction, support and connections to resources in the communities in which they live.

Results & Impact

2,500+ families

In 2017, H.O.P.E.S. Parent Navigators provided referrals to over 2,500 families.


7,467

new parents participated in the shaken baby prevention program


368

families received parenting education services


174

families received individualized, evidence-based home visiting services

Dallas County H.O.P.E.S. is a Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Program funded by:
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

And is supported by:
Avance Dallas • ChildCareGroup • Family Care Connection • Family Compass • Lumin Education • Parkland Injury Prevention Center • Parkland Health & Hospital System Nurse Family Partnership