Digital Connectors

Connecting the Community to Technology and Public Health Benefits

Parents are their child’s first and most influential teachers!

Join Parents as Teachers to learn about child development and receive free parenting support.

Digital Connectors is a program that provides FREE assistance exploring affordable low-cost internet and device plans options available, and enrollment in Medicaid, Medicare, SNAP, and other programs to support health and well-being of adults ages 50 and over.

A local MHP Salud Digital Connector Community Health Worker is ready to offer hands-on help. Your CHW can provide support with:

  • Applying for free or low-cost internet or device plans
  • Applying for public health benefits such as Medicaid, Medicare and SNAP
  • Other benefits to help your health and well-being

Who qualifies?

Adults ages 50+ in Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Willacy and Maverick counties.

Contact Information

Hilda Robles, CHW

Digital Connectors es un programa que brinda asistencia GRATUITA para explorar opciones accesible de planes de dispositivos e Internet de bajo costo disponibles, e inscripción en Medicaid, Medicare, SNAP y otros beneficios públicos para apoyar la salud y el bienestar de adultos de 50 años o más.

Una promotora de salud local de MHP Salud, que también es un Conector Digital, está lista para ofrecer ayuda. Su promotora puede brindarle apoyo con:

  • Solicitar planes de dispositivos o Internet gratuitos o de bajo costo
  • Solicitar beneficios de salud pública como Medicaid, Medicare y SNAP
  • Otros beneficios para ayudar a tu salud y bienestar

¿Quién califica?

Adultos mayores de 50 años en los condados de Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Willacy y Maverick.


Hilda Robles, CHW

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. Funded Partner

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers is a free service that teaches parents about child development and provides parenting support and community resource referrals through home visits with the family once or twice a month and through engaging community playgroups.

To be eligible to participate in Parents as Teachers, you must:

  • Reside in one of the following counties: Hidalgo, Cameron, Zapata, or Webb
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have at least one child under the age of 3 or be expecting a child
  • Be willing to have a Parent Educator meet with you at your home for at least 12 months
  • Early Childhood Development

  • Resource Referrals

  • Parent Support

  • Home Visits

The first three years of a child’s life are essential for laying a solid and positive foundation in all areas of their lives – education, health, behavior, and relationships.

Learn more about Parents as Teachers, an evidence-based home-visiting model!

Stay tuned for information on our next Community Play Group!

Play Group Schedule

May 16th:
What’s my Caterpillar Name? (Webb County)

May 24th:
Healthy Teeth
(Cameron County)

June – TBD

Contact Information

Daisy Puentes, MPA
Program Manager
956-968-3600, ext. 2024