Parent Education

Healthy Families-TIP (TANF Initiative for Parents Program)

Healthy Families-TIP is a free parenting and support program that offers services to any parent residing in Burlington County, regardless of income, who is either pregnant or has a child three months old or less.  Exceptions to the enrollment age are made for families receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Emergency Assistance (EA) for a child that is 12 months old or younger.  These families can receive up to 10 hours of non-core activity credit until their child is 12 months old.   Families can remain in the program until the child turns three (3) years old.

Enrollment Criteria:

  • Family must reside in Burlington County
  • Pregnant or have a child 3 months old or younger

Exceptions to the enrollment age are made for families receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Emergency Assistance (EA) for a child that is 12 months old or younger.

Parents as Teachers (PAT)

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a free and voluntary program that focuses on supporting parents as their child’s first teacher.  A Parent Educator provides home visitation services that include information on child development, parent-child interaction, and family well-being through the use of curricula and activities. Group meetings are offered once a month to foster relationships with other families and the community. Children can remain in the program until they are 5 years old.  Participants must be Burlington County residents, pregnant or have a child 3 years old or younger. The program is designed to serve 60 families at any given time.
Enrollment Criteria:

  • Family must reside in Burlington County
  • Pregnant or have a child 3 years old or younger

For more information or to enroll please contact the Burlington County Connection Program
at 1-855-616-2227
Or click here for the Referral Form

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