Help Me Grow National


Founded by Dr. Paul Dworkin, Help Me Grow National began in Hartford Connecticut. Dr. Dworkin serves as the Vice President for Community Child Health at Connecticut Children's Medical Center and professor of pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine (UCONN). For the past 15 years, he has served as physician-in-chief at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and chair of Pediatrics at UCONN.

Dr. Dworkin believes in a statewide early childhood system that focuses on the following:
• Developmental Promotion
• Early Detection
• Developmental Education
• Early Intervention
• On-going Family Support
• Linkage to Resources

Help Me Grow has expanded to 28 states.
Help Me Grow Wyoming is an affiliate of Help Me Grow National.

Our Mission

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Our mission is that Wyoming’s children are valued, healthy, and thriving through early identification of developmental, behavioral, and emotional delays; educating families and providers with high-quality parenting and child development information; linking families to optimal services and existing resources through advocacy and follow-up; and collaboration between child health, early care and education, and family support providers in order to better identify and address the needs of Wyoming children and ensure early childhood system efficiency.

Our Values


Helping Children

Empowering Families

Linkage to Services



Yielding Results



Meet our Team


Margarita Medrano

I joined Help Me Grow Wyoming in November 2018 as the Care Coordinator. I work with families, child care providers, and communities to provide child care referral services, child development information, and resources that support healthy growth and learning opportunities for children and families.
I am passionate about working with children and families to achieve their full potential. My big-hearted personality helps families gain access to community resources and support that can benefit them in becoming stronger and successful.
I have 5 years of hands-on experience with Early Childhood Development as a Lead Teacher in Early Learning Centers in Cheyenne, Wyoming and on F.E. Warren Air Force Base. I am enrolled in the Child Development Associate offered by the Pennsylvania State University and awarded by the Council for Professional Recognition.

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