Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians

Healthy Families Home Visitation Program

What is Healthy Families American?

Prevent child abuse american implemented Healthy Families American (HFA) in 1992, building on two decades of research in the field of home visitations.

HFA is a nationally-recognized, voluntary service that connects overburdened expectants parents and parents of newborns with free child development assistance in their homes. Well respected, extensively-trained assessment worker and home visitors provide valuable guidance, information and support to help parents be the best parent they can be. Based upon our years of experience and evidence-based research, we know that home visiting promotes optimal long-term mental and physical health of parents and their children.

 Trained Family Support Workers visit new parents to promote:

- Pregnancy wellness

- Well baby checks

-Immunization checks

-Infant care and nutrition

-Parenting skills

-Positive parent-child interaction

-Stages of infant and child development

-Development screenings

-Child health and safety

-Positive support system

-Stress reduction techniques

-Promotes Breastfeeding

 

Incentives

The Healthy Families Program offers a variety of incentives to participants in the program. Feel free to ask one of the family support workers for details.

 



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