Children’s Healing Institute

The Exchange Club sponsored child abuse prevention center provides a wide range of services to meet the individual needs of families. Current programs include:

  • Parent Aide: In-home mentoring for parents with a child under the age of 12 to support healthy relationships, nurturing parenting and non-violent discipline
  • TEACUP Preemie programĀ®: Resources and guidance for parents of premature infants in the hospital NICU and home to support infant health and development and reduce parental stress
  • Healthy Start: Education and empowerment program for at-risk pregnant and new mothers to support healthy birth outcomes and improve the health of mothers and children

The Children’s Healing Institute serves:

  • Parents who feel overwhelmed and/or out of control
  • Parents of premature infants
  • Pregnant and new moms

Volunteer Parent Aides are needed!

Volunteer Parent Aides provide weekly in-home mentoring to parents at a greater risk for child abuse and neglect.

Parent Aides:

  • Model appropriate and positive parenting skills
  • Help parents develop positive self-concepts and good problem-solving skills
  • Assist families in setting priorities and identifying obstacles, resources, and support
  • Meet with the parent weekly for a minimum of 6 months

Comprehensive training is provided.

If you are interested in volunteering or accessing services, visit or call 561-687-8115