tiwa Babies Services

Family Support Specialists get to know each family over time and tailor services to meet the needs of the family. A two-generation approach, home visiting delivers both parent and child oriented services to support the whole family. We view child and family development from a whole perspective that encompasses:

  • Child Health and well-being
  • Child development and school readiness
  • Positive parent-child relationships
  • Parent Health and well-being
  • Family economic self-sufficient

Who can participate in the Tiwa babies Home Visiting?

  • Any Taos County expectant families and families with children birth to age five.
  • Grandparents raising grandchildren, and foster families.

A home visit might include:

  • a valuation of child family strengths and needs
  • delivery of information on child development stages and progress
  • designed and cultural parent-child activities
  • coordination support during stressful times
  • emotional support during stressful times

What happens during a home visit? the Parent/caregiver and Family Support Specialist;

  • review information about healthy pregnancy and how children reach their milestones
  • find connections to community resources and support systems
  • discover and explore the relationship with your child that supports their well-being
  • talk about the meaning of your child's behaviors

“Parents are the most important people in their child’s life because they are their child’s first and best teacher – establishing the building blocks of for life”