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Health Families Home Visiting Program

Healthy Families Morris Heights Home Visiting Program

Provides home-based services to expectant families and new parents, beginning prenatally or shortly after the birth of their baby. Families are screened to identify risk factors and stressors. Families who are enrolled in the program are provided with long-term in-home services up to the child’s fifth birthday or until enrolled in school. The program services are geared towards preventing child abuse and neglect. The goals include:

  • Supporting positive parent-child bonding and relationships;
  • Promoting optimal child health and development;
  • Enhancing parental self-sufficiency;
  • Preventing child abuse and neglect.

The program is an initiative of the New York State Office of Children and Families Services.

For additional information contact:
Program Director
(718) 483-1251