Announcing Healthy Families Cecil County Accreditation
We’re thrilled to announce that Healthy Families Cecil County has achieved official accreditation from Healthy Families America. This achievement underscores our dedication to nurturing families, preventing child abuse, and creating a brighter future for the children of Cecil County.
About Healthy Families Cecil County:
We proudly operate as an affiliate of Healthy Families America, working closely with families in our community. Our mission is to support positive parent-child relationships, enhance family self-sufficiency, and promote children’s social-emotional well-being through intensive home visits. Our services are free to families who enroll in the program.
Our Program Goals:
Engaging Families: We are committed to building and sustaining community partnerships, ensuring that overburdened families receive home visiting services prenatally or at birth.
Strengthening Bonds: We are dedicated to cultivating and reinforcing nurturing parent-child relationships.
Promoting Growth: Healthy Families Cecil County offers in-home visits and implements an evidence-based curriculum fostering healthy childhood growth and development.
Enhancing Family Support: We strive to reduce risks, build protective factors and enhance family functioning by linking families to other community resources and programs.
For Pregnant Women: We provide valuable support and education on pregnancy, parent-child bonding, child development, accessing medical care, transportation, preparing for the baby, and connecting with vital resources.
For Families and Children: Our services encompass family support, education on infant/toddler growth, developmental monitoring, immunization referrals, assistance accessing pediatric medical care, age-appropriate curriculum modules (birth – 5 years), child developmental screening/assessment, and early intervention referrals.
Thank you to everyone who has supported us on this journey. For more information about the Healthy Families Cecil County program, please call (410) 996-5168.