At Healthy Families, we aim to...
- Achieve positive health outcomes for families
- Reduce the potential of child abuse & neglect
- Improve school readiness for children
- Promote optimal child development
- Enhance family functioning
"Healthy Families is an amazing program. I have to give due credit where it is deserved, and this program helped me find where I needed to be."
-A Mother formerly enrolled with Healthy Families
CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Last year, Healthy Families workers, James Madison University students, and community members worked together to plant pinwheels throughout the area to educate the community on a great cause.
WHAT DOES HEALTHY FAMILIES DO?
Watch this video to hear what families and staff had to say when Home Visitor, Jackie Funkhouser, was named Virginia's home visitor of the Year!
HOME VISITORS UNDERSTAND PARENTING
Learn more about the work of Healthy Families in Shenandoah and Page County and hear about the participants' progress.
COLLABORATION WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS
Both Healthy Families sites partnered with local organizations (such as Family Promise in Shenandoah County and Page County Public Schools) to deliver meals to those in need. Check out this video that captures just how our home visitors make a difference!