Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters is a 2-year home-based educational enrichment program that builds on the natural bond between a parent and child. The home visiting model helps parents with limited formal education prepare their preschool-aged children for successful early school experiences and strengthens the bonds among schools, families, and communities. The following resources offer information on the HIPPY program and its effectiveness, including State and local examples.
Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)
California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare
Presents an overview of the evidence-based home visiting model, HIPPY, including program goals, essential components, delivery, education and training, implementation information, research, and additional references.
Florida HIPPY Training and Technical Center
University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Services, Department of Child and Family Studies
Offers an overview of the Florida HIPPY Training and Technical Center and links to the HIPPY fact sheet, brochure, and newsletters.
Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters
Parent Possible (2020)
Describes the HIPPY program in Colorado, which helps parents with young children strengthen their children's cognitive, social/emotional, and physical development at home.