Healthy Families is a nationally accredited program providing home-based services that support families prenatally, at birth, and thereafter until the child turns 5 years old. The program supports positive parent-child bonding and relationship, optimal child and family health, development and safety, and promotes family self-sufficiency. It’s mission is to help parents reduce life stressors and support their family goals. Trained Family Resources & Support Specialists utilize a family centered and strengths-based approach in offering services and connection to community resources.
Healthy Families Washington Heights welcomes all family structures and sizes. We use evidence-based data that allows us to create programming that is appropriate for the community we serve.
Pregnant individuals residing in 10032, 10033, 10034 and 10040 are eligible for services. HFWH can accept families up to 3 months. Families out of our area/age limitation may be referred to other programs in the community.
HFWH is a home based program where a trained Family Resources & Support Specialist is able to connect families with the tools necessary to reach their families goal and reduce stressor to allow a greater focus on parenting skills that promote healthy parent – child interaction.
• Do You Live in Washignton Heights or Inwood Area?
• Are You Pregmant or Have a Infant under 3 months?
• Want to be Part of a Community That Offers Support Groups and Developmental Activities For You and Your Little Ones?
Yes; pregnant individuals or parents with children less than three months old residing in 10032, 10033, 10034 and 10040 are eligible for services. HFWH can accept families up to 3 months. Families out of our area/age limitation may be referred to other programs in the community.
• Yes, all families of all genders are welcomed.
45mins – 1hr
Weekly for at least 6 months and then the schedule varies based on family needs.
Yes, as long as it is agreed by parents and home visitors.
Free of cost.
We used a variety of evidence-based activities from our curriculum or other acceptable sources.
Growing Great Kids.