H.O.P.E.S – Healthy Outcomes through Prevention & Early Support

Sixty thousand Dallas County kids under age 5 are in danger of abuse or neglect.

Sixty thousand Dallas County kids under age 5 are in danger of abuse or neglect.

Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and 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’s staff helps families receive instruction, support, resources and all manner of available community resources.

Results & Impact

In 2017, H.O.P.E.S.:
• Provided referrals to over 2,500 families
• 7,467 new parents participated in a shaken baby prevention program
• 368 families received parenting education services
• 174 families received individualized, evidence-based home visiting services