Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program

Program Overview

Being a parent is hard work!  Parents as Teachers (PAT) offers personal home visits customized for the needs of your family. The goal of the PAT program is to provide parents with child development knowledge and parenting support, provide early detection of developmental delays and health issues, prevent child abuse and neglect, and increase children’s school readiness.

What You Need to Know:

We are looking for families that can commit to a minimum of 2 years of service.

We provide the PAT program in the Lower Yakima Valley at the following locations:

  • White Swan
  • Harrah
  • Wapato
  • Toppenish
  • Zillah
  • Granger
  • Sunnyside
  • Mabton
  • Grandview.


We provide services to all families regardless of income. The only requirement we have is for the parent to be pregnant or to have a child under the age of 1 years old prior to enrolling into the program.