A Text Messaging Service for Caregivers of Young Children

Are you a parent? Grandparent? Aunt or Uncle? Babysitter? Do you have a young child in your life? Then, WFYI's free text messaging "Bright By Text" service is for you! Text WFYI to 274448, or sign-up online, to get started.

This service is for parents and adults who care for young children newborn through age 5. When you register for the service using your child's birthdate, direct text messages will provide developmentally appropriate information, activities, and more from trusted national and local resources.

About Bright by Text

Bright by Text messages will offer information on health and safety, early literacy, nutrition and other topics, and also include URLs linking users to more in-depth information and helpful videos.

Users will receive no more than four messages per week per registered child and can opt out at any time. Each message contains age-appropriate information based on the child’s birthdate used during registration.

Service is available in English and in Spanish. To get started, text* code word WFYI to 274448, OR sign up online.

Read more on WFYI's website.