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The Healthy Families Houston program is a free, evidence-based, intensive, home visitation program offered through the Houston Health Department.

Healthy Families Houston is part of Healthy Families America®. Together, we help parents bring out the best in themselves by tapping into the skills they already possess. Our services empower parents to help children develop the social, emotional, and cognitive skills they need to succeed in life.  

    Program Focus

    • Strengthening family bonds
    • Improving healthy child growth and development
    • Encouraging healthy birth spacing
    • Decreasing child abuse and neglect
    • Linking clients to needed resources and services

    Who is Eligible?

    • First-time mothers ages 14-19 who are pregnant or have a child less than 2 weeks old
    • Residents of Houston, Texas