Healthy Families Illinois

What is the purpose of this service?

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 family's 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.

Who can receive these services?

If you are expecting a baby or are a new parent you may be eligible.

What services are offered?

Home visitors help new moms and dads be better parents by teaching them:

  • How babies grow and develop
  • How to keep babies safe and healthy
  • Good parenting skills

Parents also get help in setting and reaching goals for completing school and/or getting a job.

How to apply?

 Services are provided in communities throughout the state.

Contact a Healthy Families Illinois Provider if you would like to apply.


Healthy Families Illinois Program

401 S. Clinton, 4th FL South

Chicago, IL 60607


Main: (312) 793-1476