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HIPPY is an international program, currently operational in 8 countries around the world. Its national office is located in Vancouver, BC and the program runs in 4 Canadian provinces. HIPPY-Ottawa has been offered by the Vanier Community Service Centre since December 2008.

How does it work?

HIPPY home visitors will meet with the participating parent once a week to explain the activities.

HIPPY then asks the parent to do the activities with their child throughout the week for about 15 to 20 minutes a day.

HIPPY supplies all the necessary materials and books for the activities.

HIPPY also offers monthly parent workshops and outings for the whole family.

HIPPY families are...

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