HOPES - Healthy Outcomes through Prevention & Early Support | United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

HOPES

Healthy Outcomes through Prevention & Early Support

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The Dallas County HOPES program helps parents create safe and healthy home environments where children can thrive. The HOPES program partners with community organizations and hospitals to offer a range of FREE services. The HOPES program seeks to reduce instances of child maltreatment by helping parents with children ages 0-5 improve their parenting skills. Organizations provide parent education, home visiting, support services and connections to resources in the communities where families live.

Results & Impact

2,400+ Families

In 2019, HOPES Parent Navigators provided referrals to over 2,400 families.


11,734

new parents participated in the program.


252

families received parenting education services


316

families received individualized, evidence-based home visiting services

SERVICES

The ​Dallas County H.O.P.E.S. Program allows families to access a variety of preventative services in order to promote Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support. All programs and services associated with Dallas County H.O.P.E.S. programs are free of charge. Find the resource that best meets your needs below and click the arrow button to sign-up on their website.

Abide Women’s Health Services

Abide Women’s Health Services exists to improve birth outcomes in communities with the lowest quality of care by offering healthcare and complimentary services that are easily accessible, holistic, evidence based and free from judgment.

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AVANCE-North Texas

AVANCE-Dallas offers parent-child education programs and individualized Case Management to eligible families based on a needs assessment.

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Childcare Group (Help Me Grow North Texas)

ChildCareGroup connects families to programs and services through Parent Navigators.

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Family Care Connection

Family Care Connection offers home visiting using the Parents as Teachers (PAT) birth to three years’ curriculum.

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Lumin Education

Lumin Education offers home visiting using the Parents as Teachers (PAT) birth to three years’ curriculum.

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Metrocare Services (Family Connects)

Family Connects North Texas supports parents and caregivers by bringing health care providers, community resources, and families together.

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Momentous Institute (LAUNCH Program)

Momentous Institute specializes in family-based mental health services for children, teenagers and their family members.

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Abide Women’s Health Services

Abide Women’s Health Services exists to improve birth outcomes in communities with the lowest quality of care by offering healthcare and complimentary services that are easily accessible, holistic, evidence based and free from judgment.

Website: https://www.abidewomen.org
Contact: info@abidewomen.org

AVANCE-North Texas

AVANCE-Dallas offers parent-child education programs and individualized Case Management to eligible families based on a needs assessment. Through this parent-child education program, parents transform their homes into lifelong learning labs to prepare their children for success in school. Parents also receive training and experience.

Website: https://avance-ntx.org
Email: hope-cm@avance-dallas.org
Phone: 214-897-9907

 

Childcare Group (Help Me Grow North Texas)

ChildCareGroup connects families to programs and services through Parent Navigators. The Parent Navigators work with clinics, organizations and other agencies to refer mothers to community resources. Special consideration is given to those mothers who have had no prenatal care, are teen parents, and have low levels of family support.

Website: https://helpmegrownorthtexas.org
Email: lhasley@ccgroup.org

Family Care Connection

Family Care Connection offers home visiting using the Parents as Teachers (PAT) birth to three years’ curriculum. PAT is grounded in the belief that parents are their children’s first teacher and the home, a child’s first classroom. PAT helps parents give their children the best possible start in life.

Website: https://familycareconnection.org
Email: swhitaker@familycareconnection.org
Phone: 972-298-3366

Lumin Education

Lumin Education offers home visiting using the Parents as Teachers (PAT) birth to three years’ curriculum. PAT is grounded in the belief that parents are their children’s first teacher and the home, a child’s first classroom. PAT helps parents give their children the best possible start in life.

Website: https://lumineducation.org
Email: molly.sandoval@lumineducation.org
Phone: 214-824-8950 ext. 237

Metrocare Services (Family Connects)

Family Connects North Texas supports parents and caregivers by bringing health care providers, community resources, and families together. Our mission is to connect you with resources that nurture your whole family and support your child’s health and well-being.

Website: https://familyconnectsnorthtexas.org
Email: karen.caldwell@metrocareservices.org

Momentous Institute (LAUNCH Program)

Momentous Institute specializes in family-based mental health services for children, teenagers and their family members.

Website: https://momentousinstitute.org/
Contact: Amelia Baladez, Launch Client Coordinator
Email: ABaladez@momentousinstitute.org

Community Alignment

TexProtects

TexProtects protects Texas children from the trauma of abuse and neglect and empowers families to thrive through education, research, and advocacy.

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TexProtects

TexProtects protects Texas children from the trauma of abuse and neglect and empowers families to thrive through education, research, and advocacy.

Website: https://texprotects.org
Contact: Kitty Surve
Email: kitty@texprotects.org

RESOURCES

Dallas County HOPES is a Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Program funded by:
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

And is supported by:
Abide Women’s health Services • Avance North Texas • ChildCareGroup • Family Care Connection • Lumin Education • Metrocare Services • Momentous Institute

For more information, please contact Latasha Splane, HOPES Director