Our Results

Our Results

 At Baby University we believe the most powerful way to improve a neighborhood is to nurture its greatest asset: The Family.

Empower Families to Achieve Self Sufficiency

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Goal achievement rate of Baby U graduates

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Average increase in nurturing parenting skills

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Average increase in family income after parents set a goal

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Increase in family functioning and resiliency

Increase Family Literacy to Prepare Children for Kindergarten

Children in South Toledo are 81% behind their middle class peers on their first day of Kindergarten. Research shows that this is due to decreased vocabulary caused by the stress of poverty and decreased exposure to books.

Baby University families increased the number of times they read to their children per week from an average of three times per week to six times per week in 2020

Baby University graduates report continuing to read to their children and average of 6.3 times per week one year after attending.

Baby University connected 222 parents to 2761 social services

Food

Transportation

Employment

Mental Health Support

Safe Housing

Parenting Support

Give parents skills they need for healthy and strong family connections

Baby University parents demonstrate improved parenting skills via pre and post testing using the evidence based Nurturing Parenting Curriculum

Increase in Empathy for their children
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Decrease in use of Corporal Punishment
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Increase in Healthy Family Roles
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Premature birthrate for Baby U Families

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Premature birthrate for South Toledo Families

Empower Families to achieve self sufficiency

49 parents received coaching in goal setting, finances and relationship skills.  Goals range from:

Earn their GED / Start or return to college / Build their resume / Get better access to housing / Obtain their driver license

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