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Healthy Families works with first time parents in the community that may have additional burdens or stress that can impact parenting outcomes. Mothers/families complete assessment process @ 20 weeks prenatal and from birth to 3 months. Most assessments conducted after delivery at hospital or within 2 weeks of birth. Services offered include parent education classes, referrals to community services, home visiting services.
National child development and school readiness program that provides services to promote academic, social and emotional development for eligible families. Provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, dental, mental health, social services and parent involvement opportunities.
Provides emergency assistance to families when other welfare programs cannot meet their needs. Food pantry and clothing room, emergency or by appointment. Financial assistance to help with rent, temporary housing, utilities, fuel, transportation, prescriptions, and other basic needs. Provide bus tickets for local medical appointments. Provide bicycles for people not able to get a license or car so they can get a job. Provide vouchers for reasonable expense.
Matches qualified, screened adult volunteers with children to develop positive one-on-one mentoring relationship. Places adults in local elementary schools with at-risk children. Requires completed application. Accepts school referrals.
For Concern Hotline calls, dial any of these local numbers:
Clarke, Frederick, Winchester County
Shenandoah County
Page County
Warren County