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Parents as Teachers

About Parents as Teachers

Parents As Teachers
“All children will learn, grow and develop to realize their full potential.”

Public Health – Idaho North Central District’s Home Visitation Program is a Parents as Teachers Affiliate serving Nez Perce County, Clearwater County, Idaho County, Lewis County and Latah County residents.

About Parents as Teachers

A parent is a child’s first and most important teacher. This FREE program is designed to provide parents with information and to help build their children’s intellectual, language, social, and physical development from birth to age five. Parents as Teachers helps guide parents through their child’s developmental stages and gives them tools for success.

It is our mission to provide information, support and encouragement for parents. It is our goal to:

  • Increase parent knowledge, improve parenting practices.
  • Provide early detection of delays.
  • Prevent child abuse and neglect.
  • Increase school readiness and school success.
Parents As Teachers Resources

Department Hours

Mon - Fri8:00am - 5:00pm

Department Address

215 10th St.
Lewiston, ID 83501


Who Can Participate?

Nez Perce County, Clearwater County, Idaho County, Lewis County and Latah County residents who are pregnant and/or parents with children from birth to five years of age.

Program Services

Parents as TeachersPersonal in-home visits: Clients will receive personal visits from certified parent educators offering timely, age-appropriate information.

Peer Support: Clients will have opportunities to make connections with other parents and provide support to each other.

Screenings: Children will receive hearing, vision, and developmental screenings.

Resource Network: Clients will be provided links to informal resources and community services.

    Please fill out the following form and a Parents As Teachers professional will contact you as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please call us at 208-799-3100.

    Download the Parents As Teachers Brochure | PDF 12MB

    For more information

    For more information, please call 208-799-3100 or email: [email protected]

    This publication was made possible in part by HRSA-15-102. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the IDHW or HRSA. Public Health-Idaho North Central District, 1/9/17