Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - Market Street

Primary Care Center on Market Street


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General Information
Description of ServiceReach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
LocationPhiladelphia
Geographical AreaCounties: Philadelphia; States: PA; Countries: USA
Intake ProcedureThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Reach Out and Read program occurs at the four Primary Care Centers in West and South Philadelphia, the Family Care Center in Philadelphia and Kids First-Salem Road in Burlington, NJ. Visit our website for cont
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsContact us for complete information.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 3550 Market Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Philadelphia, PA 19104
Main Phone 215-590-3000
Service Location Email bibbs@email.chop.edu
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Affiliated Program: Primary Care Center on Market Street
This Service: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - Market Street
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Children's Hospitals (LL-3000.1450)
Early Literacy Development Programs (HH-4500.1800)
Infants/Toddlers (YB-9500.3300)
Literacy Issues (YZ-4650)
Pediatric Patients (YF-6000.6600)
Pediatrics (LV-6800)
Volunteer Opportunities (PX)