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Parents as Teachers

Contact: Beth Eberly|Program Manager|717.431.1027||fax: 717.431.1030

Parents as Teachers offers a variety of services to teach effective parenting skills, provide early intervention and connect families with community resources.

Parents as Teachers (PAT)

PAT is an evidence-based home visiting model that promotes the optimal early learning and health of children by supporting and engaging parents and caregivers. The program provides services to families with children from prenatal through kindergarten entry. Families receive personal home visits, child screenings, group connections, parenting workshops and referrals to community resources.


The program offers a number of services, such as:

    • Personal home visits
    • Child screenings
    • Group connections
    • Parent workshops
    • Referrals to community resources


Participants must live in Lancaster County and have a child(ren) between the ages of Prenatal through 2 years old to participate in PAT. There are no income requirements or costs to participate.

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Please call 717-431-1027 ext. 3205 for more information.

*denotes opening(s) in the program

*Lancaster County – Main office 

  • 1770 Lincoln Highway East
    Lancaster, PA 17602

*Columbia School District

  • Columbia Head Start Center
    815 Wright St.
    Columbia, PA 17512

Eastern Lancaster County  (ELANCO) School District

  • CrossNet Ministries
    123 W. Franklin St.
    New Holland, PA 17557

*Elizabethtown School District 

  • Bainbridge Elementary School
    416 N 2nd St
    Bainbridge, PA 17502

*Hempfield School District 

*Manheim Central School District 

  • Baron Elementary School
    123 E. Gamby St.
    Manheim, PA 17545

*Penn Manor School District

*Pequea Valley School District 

  • Together Community Center
    2393 Lincoln Highway East
    Paradise, PA 17562

*School District of Lancaster 

  • Washington Elementary School
    545 S. Ann St.
    Lancaster, PA 17602