Last month, the ACE Awareness Foundation opened its first Universal Parenting Place (UPP) outside of Memphis at the Leland Medical Center located at 201 Baker Blvd in Leland, Mississippi—a major milestone on the path toward bringing this national model of preventative care to any family in need. This is the fifth overall UPP launched by … Continue reading First Universal Parenting Place Opens in Mississippi DeltaRead more.
Universal Parenting Places (UPP) are judgment-free zones where parents can receive professional counseling, information and emotional support for family-related issues or concerns, no matter howLearn more.
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“The parenting places are designed to make information, guidance, support and problem solving available to parents early in the appearance of issues before they become a problem.”
– Robin Karr-Morse | Author, Founder: The Parenting Institute
“Every community has a high level of toxic stress.
What we’re hoping to answer is ‘what do we need to do about it?”
– Barbara Holden Nixon | Founder, ACE Center Task Force
“We do 5,000 deliveries a year. 52% are underserved and the rest are everyday walk-of-life. I don’t care who you are; parenting can be scary. From the moment it happens all the way through the teen years.”
– Anita Vaughan | Founder, CEO of Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women