Early Learning Mentor

Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program

The Parent as Teachers Program offers a variety of services to teach effective parenting skills, provide early intervention, and connect families with community resources. Early Learning Mentor is one of the programs that Parent as Teachers Program offers.

Early mentor program

The program is an evidence-based home visiting model that promotes the optimal early learning and health of children by supporting and engaging parents and caregivers. Our Early Learning Mentor provides services to families with children from prenatal through kindergarten entry. Families receive personal home visits, child screenings, group connections, parenting workshops, and referrals to community resources. We are excited to partner with Community Action Partnership and the Cocalico School District to provide our area with this service.

The program offers a number of services, such as:

  • Personal home visits
  • Child screenings
  • Group connections
  • Parent workshops
  • Referrals to community resources

If you want to find out if you’re a good fit for Parents as Teachers Program, click this link: PAT Who is a Good Fit 2024


Participants must live in Lancaster County and have a child(ren) between the ages of Prenatal to 2 years old to participate in the PATprogram. There are no income requirements or costs to participate.