Read the IRCO Preschool Research Project Report
In 2017, IRCO and Social Venture Partners Portland partnered to determine how to best support the needs of immigrant preschool children and their families in a way that fosters understanding, compassion and communication between Oregon's established communities and its newest arrivals. This joint work reflected both organizations’ missions and strategic focus on early learning and universal preschool.
Parent Child Interaction Program
The Parent Child Interaction (PCI) Program serves families and children 0-5 years old in Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington and Malheur Counties.
- PCI program helps parents to build on their learning on the importance of parent-child interaction through playing, book reading and many other activities to help prepare your child for school.
- Enrolled families will be provided with a Family Advocate who will facilitate home visits with the family. PCI pro-gram will use an evidence-based curriculum; Parents As Teachers (PAT). Families will be offered two visits and one group meeting each month. Enrolled parents and children will also have the opportunity to explore and meet other families on educational field trips.