Parents as Teachers program

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is an international early childhood parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten, usually age five. The program is designed to enhance child development and school achievement through parent education. Project Enlightenment provides Parents as Teachers services in Wake County. For further information about the Parents as Teachers program, please call Project Enlightenment at 919-856-7774, ext. 27022.

Parent educators help families understand child development and encourage their children to become enthusiastic learners. Home visiting, group connections, screening, and referral are all part of the program.

Refer a Child

Supported by grants, Parents as Teachers is available on a referral basis to families who meet grant guidelines. For information, call 919-856-7774, ext. 27022. If you would like to refer a child for the Parents as Teachers Services please visit the Wake Connections website www.wakeconnections.org to complete a referral form.