Healthy Families Douglas County

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Healthy Families Douglas County


Having a new baby can be stressful for anyone. Healthy Families Douglas County is here to support you!

Healthy Families Douglas County:
  • No cost
  • Voluntary participation
  • Offers support from a nurse or social worker
  • Provides assistance with transportation to medical and WIC appointments
  • Offers parenting tips and guidance
  • Helps set and reach goals
  • Links participants to community resources
  • Offers opportunities to network with other parents and children
  • Provides services in English and Spanish

Eligibility


  • Douglas County residents who are pregnant or have a child under 3 months of age. Residents can opt to remain in program until child turns 3 years old.
  • No income guidelines.

Contact


  • To refer families or for more information, email the HFDC supervisor or call 785-843-3060.
  • For uninsured women who are not citizens and are pregnant, an agreement is in place with Lawrence Memorial Hospital physicians to provide prenatal care. Please call 785-856-5335.

From the Parents


What parents are saying about the program:
  • “I’ve learned so much about parenting, health and safety for my baby.”
  • “I look forward to the home visits. They are fun and very helpful.”
  • “They help me be the best parent I can be.”

Video

Kansas Home Visiting features our Healthy Families Douglas County program and captures the importance of parenting support. View video here

Parenting Documents

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CDCs Milestone tracker app