Local HIPPY program recognized

Goodwill Easterseals HIPPY program has received national accreditation from HIPPY USA, and is recognized as one of Alabama’s high quality home visiting programs. Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters partners with parents of three- and four-year-olds, preparing children for success in school through weekly home visits. HIPPY provides educational materials and one on one parental support at no cost. For information, contact Vicki Bishop at 251-421-8398. Shown is the staff of HIPPY Escambia, from left, Hattie Curry, Tina Tedder, Vicki Bishop and Tammie Lassiter.