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Door to Hope’s Parents as Teachers Program Earns Blue Ribbon Endorsement

In 2021, Door to Hope completed the Parents as Teachers Quality Endorsement and Improvement Process and earned the highest designation: Blue Ribbon Affiliate status. Being named a Blue Ribbon Affiliate affirms that Door to Hope is among the highest quality members of the home visitation and parent education field, implementing the evidence-based Parents as Teachers model with fidelity and quality.

Quality parenting and early childhood education have been a priority at DTH since the MCSTART clinic opened in 2003. Since 2010, the Parents as Teachers program continues to provide parents of infants and young children with the skills and education needed for a healthy family lifestyle. Using a home-based visitation model based on proven research, the core principle is that a parent is a child’s first and most influential teacher and the effective parenting during a child’s early years builds a foundation for success throughout life. The program also provides screenings for potential developmental delays and health issues.

Our program staff consists of certified Parents as Teachers educators with the experience and expertise needed for successful results. The program is committed to seeing that all children learn, grow and reach their full potential. Over the years we’ve helped thousands of at-risk children in Monterey County.