Healthy Families America

Healthy Families America is a national evidence-based maternal and child home visiting service. HFA pairs expectant mothers or families with newborns with a Family Support Worker, who provides free home visiting services to the family and their child until the child’s fourth birthday.

Our Goals

  • Build and maintain partnerships in communities that engage families in home visiting, either prenatally or at birth
  • Promote and strengthen positive parent-child relationships
  • Promote positive growth and development in children
  • Build strengths of families and their protective factors

Who is eligible?

  • Pregnant women
  • Families with newborns (3 months of age or less)
  • Families must meet program eligibility requirements; exemptions can be provided on an individual basis to families

For more information contact Susan Dounetos at 401.752.7598 or, Michelle Hirst at 401.276.4332 or, Belinda Roias at, or Cristina Afonso Gore at