From clinic to classroom: A community health center-based program to assist families in accessing pre-k in New York city

Arielle Hoffman, Mia Stange, Barbara Hackley, Monica Kavanaugh, Hildred Machuca, Alan Shapiro

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Abstract

Medical homes are an underused resource to promote enrollment in high-quality early education in urban areas. This report summarizes a newly implemented, unique, and replicable community health center-based outreach program designed to help families apply to and enroll in Pre-K programs in the South Bronx region of New York City.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-46
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of health care for the poor and underserved
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Community health center
  • Early childhood education
  • Outreach
  • Preschool

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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