This is a new pilot—Place Matters–canvassing 11 neighborhoods: Bowen Park, Cardinal Acres, Castle Heights, Dreamland, Eastgate Village, Ebony Hills, La Deara Crest, Lakeside, Monticello Park, Northwoods Estate, Spaulding Drive, Wildwood Park, & Prospect Park. The intention is resident-led and inspired; asset based-building upon the gifts, skills, and talents of residents to strengthen their neighborhoods; and community organization collaborative. Funding thanks to United Way of Forsyth County.

We Meet …

Families in their neighborhoods, allowing their voices to be heard, to best support their family for success in getting ready for school

We provide…

Family-centered parenting by connecting with families in a familiar environment—in their home

Guidance on positive parent-child interactions

Activities strengthening the family’s understanding at each age and stage of a child’s development

Developmental screenings to help parents understand how their child is growing and recognize their strengths

Parent’s assets to support learning opportunities with their children in their home

We Connect …

Families enjoy connecting with their neighbors—sharing and talking about their child’s development and parenting needs

Families learn together through school readiness activities that stimulate language, social & emotional development, and intellectual growth

We Use …

Proven, evidence-based family evaluation tools such as the nationally recognized: Parents as Teachers curriculum and Positive Parenting Program (Triple P)


Please Contact Berta Andrade, Director of Ready for School Programs, 336.713.9743