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Healthy Families


Healthy Families  is a nationally accredited program providing home-based services that support families prenatally, or at birth, through age five.

Our program supports positive parent-child bonding and relationship, optimal child and family health, development and safety, and promotes family self-sufficiency.

Trained Family Resources & Support Specialists utilize a family centered and strengths-based approach in offering services and connection to community resources.

Through culturally rooted materials and the arts, Healthy Families offers parenting and child development education, group activities and gatherings to reduce parental stress and promote positive family interactions.

Past Programming includes:

  • Telling Your Birth Story
  • Breastfeeding Workshops
  • Family Potlucks
  • Infant & Toddler Massage

To enroll:

Pregnant individuals residing in 10032, 10033, 10034 and 10040 are eligible for services.  Families out of our area may be referred to other Healthy Families program locations or services.


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Healthy Families Washington Heights
715 W. 179th St. – Lower Level
New York, NY 10033

Tel: 212-740-4335
Fax: 646-861-0963
Email: healthyfamilies@dwdc.org