Adult Crisis: (813)272-2958Children Crisis: (813)272-2882Outpatient: (813)272-2244

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HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters)is a home-based early intervention school readiness program that empowers parents to be their child’s first and most important teacher. Parents dedicate one hour weekly to work one-on-one with a home visitor to learn school readiness skills and 15-20 minutes, 5 days-a-week teaching skills and reading with their child (ages 3 -5 years).  Services are free to families, funding is provided by the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County.

Email Brenda Brinson at or call: 813-974-4909 for more information.