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HOME VISITING: Meet Tiffani Justice

 

Many families in Delaware now have home visitors. Home visiting programs helps new families who are expecting or have an infant at home succeed! Home visitors are the force behind the program. Home visitors have transformed the lives of babies, parents, and families. 

Meet Tiffani Justice of Healthy Families Delaware.

Can you tell us a little about your involvement and/or role with Home Visiting?
I am on the front lines in home visiting as a family support specialist. I visit with a variety of families on a weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly basis. I provide activities and education as well as support to the families that I serve!

Tell us about the families you serve?
I work with a variety of families including single moms, foster parents, substance-exposed families, first time parents, and low-income families.

Why do you think families should participate in Home Visiting?
Families should participate for support, advice, and a listening ear. Home visiting provides education and tips/solutions to common parenting challenges. Families should participate to ensure their child is not only growing but also developing healthy and efficiently.

What does a day look like as a Home Visitor?
I visit with a variety of families at different levels with different needs. On a daily basis, I play with amazing kids and watch the families build unbreakable bonds with them.

What is one piece of advice you would like to share with a new parent?
Perfection does not exist, so don’t strive to be a “perfect” mom or parent. We all make mistakes and it is important for kids to see that it is Ok to apologize. You will make yourself crazy trying to be “perfect” when all your kid needs is you!

Share with us why YOU love home visiting!
I love building relationships and watching my families grow. I love watching them accomplish all of their dreams and goals. I love seeing families that were living for today, creating a better future for themselves and their children.

 

For more information and to participate in the Delaware Home Visiting program, call 2-1-1 for Help Me Grow or visit https://dethrives.com/home-visiting/help-at-home