Our Services

Your Family’s Well-being is Our Top Priority. 

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Free Home Visiting

The Home Visiting program aims to nurture families where they are most comfortable learning and working on their goals—their home. 

The key points of this service are: 

  • The first visit can start as early as the prenatal period and continue until the child turns five

  • The family leads the program by setting the goals, deciding on the number of visits, and raising their concerns to the visitors

  • Families can enroll through referrals  

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Infant Mental Health Services

A child's most crucial brain development stage occurs from infancy to five years old. With this program, children's well-being and sound mental health are assured through:

  • A home visiting approach where therapy is provided to both the baby and the caregiver

  • The home visitors assess the relationship between the child and the caregiver professionally to provide adequate support 

  • Enhanced or more concentrated sessions are provided to cases involving trauma 

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Safe Sleep 

Infants are more vulnerable in their sleep than most parents would think. With our goal of supporting families in raising their children safely, we impart valuable knowledge to parents and caregivers about the possible dangers that infants face in their sleep. 

From detecting early warning signs to what to do during emergencies, we make sure to equip parents and caregivers with enough information to keep their children safe and their peace of mind intact.  

Incentives for
Participants
in the Program

To thank the families for participating in our program and encourage more community members to engage, we provide incentives to all participants. 

The incentives we give back to the participants are sourced from: 

  • Partnership with Native Americans (PWNA).

  • PWNA is one of the largest Native American charities in the country and strives to support Native Americans living in remote and isolated communities.  Avenues is fortunate to collaborate with them as 90% of Avenues families reside on the Navajo Nation and Zuni Pueblo. PWNA provides items that correlate with family and program goals.

 

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library 

We not only support children in their development at home but in their preparation for a successful academic experience. We are delighted to be one of the affiliates of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library for McKinley County. With this program, children will have access to countless age-appropriate books to support their development. In this program: 

  • We aim to enroll at least 50% of the county's children aged 0 to 5 in the program within five years

  • Anyone can donate $25 to provide a child with a book every month for a year that is appropriate for his/her age 

  • 100% of the donations will be used for the child’s enrollment costs

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Collaboration with Community and Organizations

One of the main goals of our program is  to support families in becoming more self-sufficient.  This means educating families on the different resources that are available within the community, statewide, and at times, nationally.  We go above and beyond to meet the needs of our participating families, whatever they may be. We partner with other non-profits and like-minded organizations to make all resources within the community are accessible for everyone.  

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