Healthy Families

Service Description: 

Healthy Families Massachusetts (HFM) is a statewide, voluntary home-based family support and coaching program for first-time young parents funded by the Children’s Trust. Our Healthy Families programs serve the greater Brockton and Attleboro-Taunton areas.

  • This voluntary, home-based family support program is for first time parents age 24 and younger (Brockton) and 23 and younger (Greater Attleboro-Taunton).
  • The program helps to create a stable and nurturing environment for the child, providing support during pregnancy and the child’s first three years of life.
  • Home visitors teach parents about infant care, promote nurturing and attachment, practice effective parenting skills, and ensure parents have a solid understanding of healthy child development.
  • Parents include single or coupled mothers or fathers.
  • Group services are offered to promote social connectedness.
  • The program also assists parents on achieving personal goals related to education, employment, and the health/wellness of the family.
  • In addition, resources and referrals are provided as appropriate.

Contact Information: 

Healthy Families Phone

Greater Brockton: 508-894-4039
Greater Attleboro-Taunton: 774-409-7231

Address

Greater Brockton: 231 Main Street, Suite 203 Brockton, MA 02301
Greater Attleboro-Taunton: 135 Washington Street, 2nd Floor Taunton, MA 02780

FAX

Greater Brockton: 617-892-4111
Greater Attleboro-Taunton: 774-501-2873

Admission

Greater Brockton:Admissions Policy: Must be first-time parents age 24 and younger that are pregnant or parenting their first child under a year old and residing in Brockton, Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, E. Bridgewater, W. Bridgewater, Easton, Holbrook, Duxbury, Halifax, Hanson, Kingston, Pembroke, Plympton, Rockland, Stoughton, and Whitman.

Greater Attleboro-Taunton: Admissions Policy: Must be first-time parents age 23 and younger that are pregnant or parenting their first child under a year old and residing in Taunton, Attleboro, N. Attleboro, Norton, Mansfield, Seekonk, Berkley, Dighton, Rehoboth, Raynham, Lakeville, Middleboro, Plymouth and Carver.

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