National “Help Me Grow” Founder in Syracuse January 15th to Launch Local Participation

Dr. Paul Dworkin to join community in launching Help Me Grow Onondaga at event from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

The Early Childhood Alliance will officially launch Help Me Grow Onondaga on January 15th with a visit from Help Me Grow founder, Dr. Paul Dworkin.

Help Me Grow is a key strategy of the Early Childhood Alliance that focuses on supporting parents and children so that all children can grow, develop, and thrive to their full potential.

Help Me Grow Onondaga addresses this by providing a centralized access point for information and referral at 2-1-1, promoting surveillance and screenings, building collaboration among community programs, as well as educating and informing the community about child development.


CNY Philanthropy Center
431 East Fayette Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
1:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The Early Childhood Alliance is bringing Dr. Paul Dworkin to Syracuse as part of the official launch of Help Me Grow Onondaga. Dr. Dworkin will meet with community stakeholders to share his vision for an effective Help Me Grow system and share experiences from the 99 affiliates across 28 states that are currently part of the Help Me Grow network.  Onondaga County will be the third community in New York State to launch Help Me Grow (Help Me Grow Western New York and Help Me Grow Long Island).

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What is the Early Childhood Alliance?

The Early Childhood Alliance (ECA) was launched in Onondaga County in 2015 and is comprised of stakeholders from all levels of the early childhood system, including health, early learning, and family supports. The ECA oversees a coordinated strategy to create an integrated local system of early childhood care and family support services.  Learn more about the ECA at: