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Porter-Leath-Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program

A voluntary support program for parents expecting a child or who have a young child. PAT promotes optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting and engaging parents and caregivers. A parent educator will provide parent education primarily through personal home visits and group meetings. PAT equips parents with knowledge and resources to prepare their children, from prenatal through kindergarten, for a stronger start in life and greater success in school.

Eligibility Requirements

Available to residents in Shelby County who are pregnant women as well as parenting families with children from birth to three years of age,.

How to get started

  1. Use one of these methods to contact this service:
    • Phone
    • Email
  2. Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.

Ages Served

Under 12 Months

Ages 1-5


3400 Prescott Road
Memphis, TN 38118
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm