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Help Me Grow
Help Me Grow is a program that provides health and developmental services so children start school healthy and ready to learn. In Scioto County, Help Me Grow is part of the South Central Ohio Educational Service Center.  
The Help Me Grow office is located at the South Central Ohio Educational Service Center, at 522 Glenwood Ave., New Boston OH 45662. Our phone number is 740-354-0285.
The Help Me Grow Program:
1. Is free and voluntary
2. Provides screenings for health, hearing, vision and development
3. Provides opportunities to meet and talk with other parents who have young children
4. Connects enrolled children at age three with appropriate services

This is a program for families that live in Scioto County and we welcome all parents and children who meet the eligibility requirements.
Home Visitation Program
Our target is prenatal parents and parents with children from birth to 3 years of age that meet the eligibility criteria as identified by the Ohio Department of Health. 

Early Intervention
Newborns, infants and toddlers who are experiencing a developmental delay in one or more of the following areas:

• Cognitive
• Communication Development
• Social-Emotional Development
• Adaptive Development
• Physical Development (including vision and hearing) or
• Newborns, infants and toddlers who have a diagnosed physical or mental condition identified by the department as having a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay.

Help Me Grow News
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Santa and Mrs. Claus were at the Portsmouth Public Library on Dec. 8, meeting with children at the Help Me Grow Christmas Storytime. Help Me Grow hosts Santa storytime at PPL
Program provides in-home support for local families ... 
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Help Me Grow is offering car seats and cribs for free to participating families ... 
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Providing assistance to families with children with disabilities ... 
Family & Children First host information fair image Family & Children First host information fair
Fair provides free information to local service providers ... 
Contact Us
Help Me Grow 

Stacey Thacker
Program Manager

Veronica Fickett
Administrative Assistant

Amanda Jacks 
Family Support Specialist Supervisor

Stefany McGlone
Lead EI Service Coordinator/Evaluator
[email protected]

Christy McGraw 
EI Service Coordinator 

Rebecca Dickerson
EI Service Coordinator
[email protected]

Lisa Winland
Jackson County EI Service Coordinator
[email protected]

Brinley Curtis
Family Support Specialist

Lisa Stevens
Family Support Specialist

Kim Johnson
Family Support Specialist

Amy Estep
Family Support Specialist

Lisa Potter
Family Support Specialist 

Rae Fleenor
Family Support Specialist 

522 Glenwood Avenue
New Boston, OH 45662
Phone 740-354-7761
Fax 740-354-6778
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