Healthy Families

The Center for Family Development  offers free voluntary home visitation services to parents who are expecting or who have of newborns under the age of three months.

Did you know that?

  • Babies begin learning at birth—and
    the first three years are the most
    critical to their future learning.
  • Parents need the most current informaiton
    on how babies grow and develop.
  • The first years of life are also
    when children learn to trust and
    develop attachments.
  • Early parent-child contact sets
    the stage for all the relationships
    a child will have.

Parenting is the most difficult and important job anyone will ever have.  Our program provides expectant and new parents with support and assistance to foster a safe and nurturing environment for their children. We offer:

  • Help with relieving the stress that a new baby brings.
  • Information on infant care, health care, nutrition, and safety.
  • Information about childhood growth and development.
  • Educational materials to help with parenting skills and tools to strengthen family life.
  • Linkakage to other resources families may need.
  • Help so families can identfy their strenghts and set future goals.

 

Healthy Families – Shelbyville Office
Serving:  Bedford, Franklin, Lincoln and Marshall Counties

100 East Side Square
Shelbyville, Tennessee 37160
931-684-4676  (fax) 931-684-5140

 

Healthy Families – Clarksville Office
Serving: Montgomery County

1510 Madison Street
Clarksville, Tennessee 37040
931-645-3976   (fax) 931-645-3934

 

 

 

 

 

 

To learn more about Healthier Beginnings click on the link below:

http://health.tn.gov/MCH/healthierbeginnings.shtml