Pennsylvania Nurse Family Partnership (NFP)
NFP is a nurse home visiting program that helps eligible first-time parents learn how to take good care of their babies. Learn more about the program, eligibility and how to apply.
About the Parent-Child Home Program
Parent-Child Home Program
This home-based early literacy program helps families with infants and toddlers. In two half-hour sessions each week over a two-year period, home visitors teach parents how to read and play with their children, promoting positive parent-child interaction, literacy development, and a language-rich home environment.
Find a Child Care Information Services agency near you
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Child Care Information Services (CCIS) agencies are the hub of child care information in your local area. CCIS agencies provide you and your family with information on quality child care and personalized child care referrals to child care providers based on your specific needs or preferences.
Support for families of children with disabilities
Pennsylvania Department of Education Bureau of Special Education
Parent centers are located around Pennsylvania to offer support for families of children with disabilities. Centers can help parents understand their rights under IDEA, their children's needs, and how to obtain appropriate services.
Pennsylvania's Early Intervention program
PA Department of Education, Early Intervention
Children in Pennsylvania with developmental delays and disabilities benefit from a state-supported collaboration among parents, service practicioners and others who work with young children. PA's Early Intervention program provides support and services to families with children, from birth to age five.
PA Family Centers
PA Department of Human Services
PA Family Centers provide a number of family and community services such as family support and information groups, child health and development screenings, in-home child development sessions, and toy- and book-lending libraries.