The Children’s Healing Institute Receives $35,000 Grant from The Jim Moran Foundation for Parent Aide Program

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - The Children’s Healing Institute is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $35,000 grant from The Jim Moran Foundation in support of its Parent Aide Program.

Working with Palm Beach County families and their young children, the Parent Aide Program aims to prevent child abuse and neglect. The evidence-based, home educational model strengthens families by focusing on problem-solving skills, parenting skills, child safety and social support. By reducing risk factors and increasing protective factors, the program is able to help families create a safer home environment and healthier relationships. The Parent Aide Program has been a program of The Children’s Healing Institute since 1988.

“We are so excited to be able to partner with The Jim Moran Foundation in serving families in Palm Beach County,” said Dr. Sandra Munoz, CEO, The Children’s Healing Institute. “With this funding, our Parent Aide Program will be able to provide hundreds of hours of in-home mentoring support to local families, establishing skills for positive parenting and creating a beneficial change for their children and generations to come.”

About The Jim Moran Foundation

Founded by automotive pioneer Jim Moran, the mission of The Jim Moran Foundation is to improve the quality of life for the youth and families of Florida through the support of innovative programs and opportunities that meet the ever-changing needs of the community. The Foundation has invested more than $85 million in education, elder care, family strengthening, after school and youth transitional living initiatives since its inception in 2000 – with efforts currently focused in Broward, Palm Beach and Duval counties. Through a long-term Grant Agreement, The Foundation’s significant funders are JM Family Enterprises, Inc., and its subsidiaries, including Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC. It is located at 100 Jim Moran Blvd., Deerfield Beach, Fla. 33442. To learn more, visit www.jimmoranfoundation.org or call (954) 429-2122.

About The Children’s Healing Institute

The mission of The Children’s Healing Institute is to prevent child abuse by strengthening families facing crisis, challenge, and change. Through its diversified programs, The Children’s Healing Institute is able to serve 4,000 families each year in Palm Beach and Broward County. For additional information about The Children’s Healing Institute’s programs and services, please visit our website at www.childrenshealinginstitute.org.

Media Contact: Dr. Sandy Munoz, CEO, The Children’s Healing Institute

SMunoz@ChildrensHealingInstitute.org or 561-687-8115