Category: Young Children Impacted by Poverty

Capacity building efforts help practices expand access to midwifery care

A growing number of U.S. mothers are turning to midwives for prenatal care, labor and birth.  And current research may tell us why – it shows that the midwifery model…

Help Me Grow awarded $1.8 million grant from Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation

The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation has awarded Help Me Grow Western New York, a program first launched by the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York, a $1.8…

PEDALS: Preparing Kids for Kindergarten

Singing to the tune of the well-known French children’s rhyme Frere Jacques, the sound of more than a dozen little voices filled the classroom at Bethel Head Start in Buffalo,…

Success in school requires more than the three R’s

Dotting the Buffalo skyline are windmills generating solar power and tower cranes rebuilding downtown; these images remind us that new changes are happening in our community almost daily. What’s also…