Thank you for your heart for Kids!
The Silver Dollar City Foundation accepts both checks and cash mailed to 7347 W. Hwy 76, Branson, MO, 65616.
The Parents As Teachers (PAT) program is an early childhood home visiting framework that builds strong communities, thriving families and children who are healthy, safe and ready to learn. Trained parent educators emphasize parent-child interaction, development centered parenting and family wellbeing in their work with families. The PAT program has four components: personal visits, group connections, screenings, and resource referrals. Together, these components provide families who have children ages prenatal-to-kindergarten a program of support so that children are able to reach their full potential when they begin school.
In 2018, the Foundation provided funding to train 14 new in-home Parent Educators to serve Stone and Taney County families. The Silver Dollar City Foundation has committed to providing funding annually, for three years, to increase the number of families participating, and the number of in-home Parent Educator visits.
Visit your school district’s Parents As Teachers program for more information regarding how this vital program can help prepare your child to start school.