Healthy Families Illinois (HFI) which follows the research-based Healthy Families America program model, is a voluntary home visiting program that helps new and expectant parents strengthen their families' functioning and reduce their risk for child abuse and/or neglect. The program is a prevention program that works to improve the safety of children while providing support to the family.
If you are expecting a baby or are a new parent you may be eligible.
Home visitors help new moms and dads be better parents by teaching them:
Parents also get help in setting and reaching goals for completing school and/or getting a job.
Services are provided in communities throughout the state.
Contact a Healthy Families Illinois Provider if you would like to apply.
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