Our Programs

Basic support programs (concrete services)

  • emergency food boxes and hygiene bags
  • Baby Pantry

Parenting support programs

  • Parenting Education and referrals - classes focus on child development expectations, behavior management, self-awareness, and empathy to improve parent / child relationships. Starting Points uses the Nurturing Parenting curriculum

  • Healthy Grandfamilies - Originally designed as a series of nine discussion sessions and follow-up services, Healthy Grandfamilies is taught by volunteer professionals and paraprofessionals that are knowledgeable about each topic. Click here to learn more about Healthy Grandfamilies.

  • PRN Parent Resource Navigator - Coordinates with the families, courts, CPS, and our current Starting Points staff to better strengthen and provide support for parents already in the Court/CPS system in order to reach their goal of sustained reunification with their children.

  • Playgroup - is designed for children ages birth to five and their caregivers. It gives caregivers and kids the opportunity to make new friends and socialize in a safe, familiar, and informal setting.

Life Skills support programs

  • Helps a person in make rational decisions by weighing the pros and cons of a situation, determining alternatives, and tackling the issue at its root cause.
  • Budgeting
  • Resume Writing
  • PRN
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) awarenes
  • Systems support and referrals

Nutrition support programs

  • Community Kitchen serving free meals Monday, Tuesday and Friday 3:30-5:00pm
  • Cheap Eats – Community nutrition education program
  • Sardine Club – Educational program for school aged children

Education (School) support programs

  • Empower U - project that focuses on the health, education, safety, well-being, and economic development of girls. 
  • Back Packs – nutrition program for school aged children
  • Camp MoCo – Summer program for children pre-k through 5th grade
  • Basic support services available to families through Morgan County Schools