This in-home program is for children eligible to attend 3-year-old kinder and their families. The program aims to build self-esteem and confidence for a smooth transition to school.
The Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) aims to empower families to support their child’s learning at an age-appropriate level. An in-home Mentor is engaged to support your family at your home. The program begins when the child is in three-year-old kinder (or child-care) and continues through the child’s first year at school to support a smooth school transition.
The Mentor will meet Parents/Carers regularly to provide the following:
This service is available for children who attend 3-year-old kinder (or childcare) in the following suburbs:
If you are a parent or carer and would like this service for your child, call us on 9448 6275 between 9:00am and 5:00pm Monday – Friday. You can also email the HIPPY program co-ordinator here: email@example.com
Health professionals can also refer children to this service via phone or email.
This service is free.
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