When Elise enrolled into Family Lifeline’s Health Families program, one of the first things she told her Parent Educator Sean was that she would do whatever it takes to be the best parent for her child. However she lacked the role models and support systems to help her succeed. Through her participation, Elise’s¬†understanding of child development and her confidence parenting effectively have allowed her to become the mother she wants to be.

Validated by decades of research, Family Lifeline’s Healthy Families is a nationally recognized child abuse prevention program that provides support and education to new and expecting parents so that they can raise children who are safe, healthy and ready to succeed in school and in life. Through home visitation, skill-based curricula, and connections to community resources, families learn how to parent effectively, even in times of stress. Home visits are offered weekly, decreasing in frequency as parents become confident in their skills. Services begin prenatally or just after the birth of a baby and can continue until the child reaches school age.

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