The Sixpence Program is designed to provide parents and soon to be parents the opportunity to bond and develop strong relationships with their child, learn to be their child's first teacher, promote learning within the home environment and encourage and support curiosity within the child's play. Sixpence will serve as a resource for support.

Any pregnant woman or parent who has a child under the age of 18 months old and lives within the Crete Public School district is eligible for the Sixpence Program.

The Sixpence Program supports parents by providing monthly books for the baby/child, baby supplies, opportunities to meet and socialize with other parents in the community, and other services to meet the family's needs.

Services include:

  1. Home visits

  2. Monthly support groups

  3. Developmental screenings for babies

  4. Parenting

  5. Activities to do with your child

  6. Supporting parents to stay on top of well child checks, immunizations and keeping appointments

If you or someone you know may benefit from the Sixpence program please use the referral link below. 
Sixpence Referral Link

Growing the Good Life - 2021 - Sixpence Success Story: How Sixpence Laid the Groundwork for A Young Woman to Build Her Dreams