State Offices & Contacts

State Offices & Contacts

HIPPY International Locations

Recent News

HIPPY USA Applauds Congress for Approved Federal Spending Bill

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (March 30, 2018) – Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), an evidence-based program that works with families in the home to support parents in their critical role as their child’s first and most important teacher, applauded Congre...




HIPPY USA will host an additional 2018 Preservice Training

November 4 through 9 in Little Rock, AR
Marriott Downtown Little Rock

More details to come! Questions? Please call 501.537.7726 or email

Designed for HIPPY staff to gain more knowledge about the HIPPY model, curriculum and the essence of HIPPY, this is a required training for new coordinators, assistant coordinators and supervisors looking to fulfill Accreditation Standard 7.


HIPPY programs nationwide include 139 Sites in 23 States and the District of Columbia.
(As of July 15, 2015)

Please note that only states with a State Director or State Contact are listed below. For a list of our other programs across the United States, click here. For more information please contact HIPPY USA at or call 501.537.7726.

HIPPY USA State Directors

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Arkansas Children's Hospital
Arkansas HIPPY State Office
1 Children's Way, Slot 651
Little Rock, AR 72202
Phone (501) 364-3671
Fax (501) 364-2225


Heather Tritten
The Colorado Parent & Child Foundation
800 Grant Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80203
Phone (303) 860-7067
Fax (303) 860-7110


Mary Lindsey - State Director
Dabaram Rampersad - Assistant State Director
Florida HIPPY T&TA Center
University of South Florida
FMHI-MHC, 2-2113 A
13301 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: (813) 974-4858 - Mary
Phone: (813) 974-2177 - Dabaram
Fax: (813) 974-6115
E-mail: - Mary
E-mail: - Dabaram


Carla-Marie Mowell
Texas HIPPY Center, University of North Texas
Matthews Hall 110B
Denton, TX 76203
Phone (940) 565-2269
Blog: (updated weekly!)

HIPPY USA State Contacts

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Gail Vavasseur
4344 Wells Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone (225) 927-8863
Fax (225) 925-5103


Barbara Scherr
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-0291
Fax: (410) 333-8010


Angela Triche
Sunrise Children's Foundation
Nevada HIPPY
2755 E. Desert Inn Road
Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (702) 731-8373/(702) 648-1885
Fax: (702) 731-7372