Vermont Department of Health
The Vermont Department of Health (VDH) provides a structural home for Help Me Grow Vermont that is essential for long-term system sustainability. VDH provides managerial and fiscal oversight and coordinates partners into a leadership team that guides the Help Me Grow (HMG) system as it evolves.
United Ways of Vermont
United Ways of Vermont partners with HMG to offer the easy-to-access HMG Resource Hub staffed by child development specialists. The partnership enables HMG to use Vermont 2-1-1's extensive database. The HMG Resource Hub is the go-to place for families, health care providers, early educators and other professionals seeking information, support and referrals for expectant parents and families with children through age eight.
Building Bright Futures
Building Bright Futures (BBF) State and Regional Councils play a crucial system role through family and commuity outreach and networking efforts. BBF coordinators organize community events to engage and educate families and assist HMG to maintain a reliable resource grid so families and children from all communities in Vermont can plug in and easily access the resources and services they need to thrive.
Vermont Child Health Improvement Program
The Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP) partners with HMG to provide training and system improvement education to support a multidisciplinary system that ensures all young children receive appropriate developmental screening and connection to services. HMG system evaluation and analysis are also provided by VCHIP.
Let’s Grow Kids
Let's Grow Kids partners with HMG to optimize the health and well-being of young children through access to high quality early learning environments. Let's Grow Kids works with HMG to support quality improvement, development monitoring and screen training, including use of HMG's ASQ online system, for child care providers.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Help Me Grow (HMG) Vermont partners with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to integrate Learn the Signs. Act Early. Program materials into early childhood settings and programs that serve parent of young children, including low-income and diverse populations, across Vermont.
Vermont Department for Children and Families, Child Development Division
The Vermont Department for Children and Families, Child Development Division, partners with VDH to ensure the HMG system is efficient, integrated and coordinated. HMG supports the CDD mission: To improve the well-being of Vermont's children. We do this through partnerships with families, communities, schools, providers and state and federal agencies that increase access to high-quality, sustainable, child development services.
Vermont Agency of Education
Vermont’s Agency of Education (AOE) partners with HMG to ensure that all Vermont children have their developmental progression monitored through a coordinated, statewide system. AOE promotes use of HMG's ASQ Online system across universal prekindergarten education programs and public schools so that each and every child is ready to learn and succeed when they enter kindergarten.
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