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Parents' Village! Our new online parenting community Introductory Special!

Parents Village logoNow, the wait is over. Anyone can step into Parents' Village: An online community for early childhood parent education and support. Here caregivers can find the latest knowledge and strategies for all their baby's needs! And it's also a platform for connecting with professional Parent Consultants —as well as other families —through webinars, discussion rooms, news feeds, forums & scheduled virtual video consultations, with a yearly membership. And now, for a limited time as we kick-off the online community, the next 50 members to sign-up get an Introductory Price of $29.99! Sign-up now!

Corporate Sponsorship packages are also available for employers who are family-centered and recognize the return on investment in early childhood education and maternity/paternity support. LEARN MORE about our exciting new program! Call Maria at (219) 288-2493.


It's easy to get 50% back in tax credits when you donate to ELP!

Early Learning Partnership (ELP) is one of only 5 Lake County not-for-profit organizations receiving the Neighborhood Assistance Program Award for 2016 (NAP).  This award allows ELP to offer Indiana State Income Tax credits to donors at a rate of 50% of their contribution to ELP.  BUT! There are limited credits available – First come, first served!

Take the time now to help families in Northwest Indiana AND benefit on your income taxes! Forward to friend, and send your check in NOW because quantities are limited!
Send to: ELP (NAP), 6530 New Hampshire Ave., Hammond, IN 46323
Questions? Email Kim Smith at kims@elpnwi.org


 Thanks for all the support at our Annual Parents as Teachers Picnic!



Great weather, great activities, great turnout! What fun we had at Wicker Park at our annual picnic, supported by awesome community leaders! Let's do it again next year!






Early Learning Partnership of NWI is dedicated to primary prevention through parent education and support from pregnancy through kindergarten. And we need your help to address growing needs in our communities.

Originally established in 1999 under the Parents as Teachers name, and founded on the Parents as Teachers model, our organization has served more than 750 families in Lake County and provides over 5,000 home visits each year.

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