• Meet our Prevention Initiative Prenatal to Three 

    Sunshine Kids Family Educators!

     

    Sunshine Kids' Staff

     

    We are now enrolling Prenatal to Three Sunshine Kids!

    FREE PROGRAM

    *Must live in the Pekin District 108 boundaries

     

    Left to right: Tiffany, Annette, Glenna, Megan 

     

     Who We Serve:

    • Families with children prenatal to 3 years old
    • Families must meet the state’s guidelines as determined through a screening process.  Some criteria are as follows:
        • low-income families
        • homeless families
        • Families in which English is not the primary language
        • Teen parent(s) and parent(s) who have not completed high school
        • Children with a potential developmental delay
        • Foster families
        • Families living without a support system

    What We Do:

     

    • Free personal home visits – weekly or bi-weekly
    • Build and develop family’s strengths and goals
    • Ages and Stages developmental screenings for children
    • Friendly parent groups to meet and socialize with other parents
    • Connections to resources and other agencies in the area
    • Special family events throughout the year
    • Play groups to encourage peer social interaction
    • Monthly Parent Education with community speakers
    • Toy and Book Loan
    • Research based Baby Talk curriculum for children birth to 3 years old
    • Educational activities
    • Spanish speaking Family Educator available

     

     

    If interested please call (309) 477-4730 to set up a screening to determine eligibility. We are located in the Preschool Family Education Center, 1000 Koch St. Pekin, IL

    The Prenatal to Three Program is funded by the Illinois State Board of Education Prevention Initiative Grant.