Healthy Families

Are you pregnant or a new parent and looking for support? Healthy Families is a statewide program that provides expectant and new parents with comprehensive support to ensure the healthy development of their children, reduce parental stress, and integrate a healthy focus on child development into family life. This program is available for children and families on the Lower East Side, East Village and Chinatown.

Our Healthy Families program is rigorously evaluated and consistently meets and exceeds demanding performance standards.

University Settlement Healthy Families

We begin working with parents during pregnancy or in the first three months of their baby's life, and continue to support them until the child enters school, providing:

  • Games and activities to help families feel happy, healthy and strong
  • Education and information about fetal, infant and child development
  • Support adjusting to and caring for new babies
  • Education and encouragement around prenatal care, well-baby visits and
  • Immunizations
  • Help accessing resources in the community, including child care, medical care, legal services, job training, etc.
  • Prenatal yoga, infant massage classes, local trips, parties and other opportunities to get together with parents in the neighborhood

In addition, all families have access to the Settlement's complete range of early childhood programs.

All services are available in English, Spanish, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Servicios disponibles en Inglés, mandarín, cantonés y español. 提供華語服務(國語和粵語).  提供华语服务(国语和粤语).


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