The Promotora are staying in regular contact with their families via phone calls and video chat, and they are also conducting at-home visits. Promotoras are developing individualized plans for their families, and they will be in touch with each of their families to review their plan. For more information, please contact us at 210-431-7582.
A unique pilot program created to help reduce the number of child abuse incidences on the westside. Councilwoman Gonzales, along with Family Service Association, developed the Promotoras Child Abuse Prevention Program. The pilot uses a peer-to-peer mentor model, allowing trained community members known as Promotoras, also parents in the same targeted zip code areas, to provide valuable in-home healthcare education to at-risk families. The goal is to increase parental and child nurturing skills to ensure the health aThe grant allowed ten residents in the 78207 zip code area to participate in the Promotoras Program. All ten completed their required certification hours, and received their diplomas.
Residents in 78207 zip code