STRONG START provides therapeutic programs that prevent child abuse and neglect. Our mission is to strengthen families and keep children safe with effective early intervention programs designed to teach young children social and emotional development, problem solving, expression of feelings, communication, and behavior management. The therapeutic classroom is coupled with educational home visits with the entirev family to discuss parenting skills, child development, and appropriate discipline. We offer parenting classes, mental health referrals, and ancillary support. All services are free and confidential for the families of STRONG START.