Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program
Learn and grow with your child with HIPPY!
Do you want your children to succeed in school and life in Canada? The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program empowers mothers with the tools and confidence to prepare their preschool children for success in school. DIVERSEcity is offering two options for newcomer families in Metro Vancouver:
HIPPY Plus for preschool children three to five years old
HIPPY Smart (Support Mothers and Raising Toddlers) is for children aged 18 months to three years old
As a parent, you will:
Receive home visits from trained home visitors who are also mothers and speak your language
Teach your child preschool-level curriculum activities to prepare them for elementary school
Gain confidence in your parenting and have fun learning with your child
Attend group meetings and workshops at DIVERSEcity in Surrey, BC, to learn new skills and meet other parents
Get referrals to programs and services in the community
Your children will:
Learn new skills while playing
Receive free children’s books, toys and lesson packages
Feel more confidence and greater attachment
Be ready for kindergarten!
DIVERSEcity’s HIPPY home visitors speak your language!
We offer services in Arabic, English, Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Spanish, Tigrinya, Urdu and more.
Snapshots of DIVERSEcity’s happy HIPPY families
Want to join DIVERSEcity’s free HIPPY program? It is open to permanent resident families only. Canadian citizens are not eligible.