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About Help Me Grow

Help Me Grow is an effective system because its efforts revolve around uniting a community to address the need for early detection.

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Families

Help Me Grow offers families the resources and support to help children reach their optimal potential by providing developmental screenings, referrals and care coordination.

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Service Providers

Help Me Grow builds collaboration among community programs, providing a centralized access point for information and resources.

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Health Care Providers

Help Me Grow partners with health care professionals in order to provide training, information, and support in enhancing all children’s health development.

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About Help Me Grow

The goal of Help Me Grow Florida is to promote healthy development for every child in our state. Help Me Grow (HMG) is a unique, comprehensive, and integrated statewide system designed to address the need for early identification of developmental and/or behavioral concerns, and then to link children and their families to community-based developmental and behavioral services and supports.Help Me Grow is an effective system because its efforts revolve around uniting a community to address the need for early detection through surveillance and screenings of children and building connections to community-based services and supports to address their needs.Early detection and intervention are critical for optimal outcomes for children, but too often children miss this opportunity. Help Me Grow addresses this by building collaboration among community programs, providing a centralized access point for information and referral, promoting surveillance and screenings, as well as educating and informing the community.Help Me Grow supports families, child health care, early care and education, and human service providers. The community can use Help Me Grow to identify early signs of developmental or behavioral concerns and the av...Read More
Making the Connection- Help Me Grow The Connecticut Experience

To learn more about the Help Me Grow system from parents, physicians, care coordinators and funders, please watch our video.

 
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