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Home Visiting-Healthy Families America

Home Visiting-Healthy Families America

Healthy Families America is a nationally recognized, voluntary home visiting program to help families at risk for adverse childhood experiences, including child maltreatment. Family Support Specialists provide individualized assistance to families beginning from before a child is born and continuing for up to three years after birth.

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HFA helps pregnant and newly parenting families who need a little extra help and support. Trained Family Support Specialists visit families one-on-one to offer health education, parenting support, developmental screening, and connections to community resources.

Visits are voluntary and can take place in the family home or other locations that the family selects.

Eligibility

Prenatal – 3 years old

Fee

None

Region Served

Merrimack, Hillsborough, and Rockingham Counties

Contact

Carolyn George
(603) 518-4000
hvreferrals@waypointnh.org

Referral Needed?

Yes

Services

During pregnancy:

  • Prenatal healthcare
  • Nutrition
  • Smoking cessation
  • Family planning
  • Information on preparing for a new baby
  • Early childhood development education
  • Alcohol and drug prevention resources
  • Access to community supports
  • Other programs to support a healthy pregnancy

During early childhood:

  • Post-partum care
  • Well baby care
  • Nutrition for mother and baby
  • Breast/bottle feeding instruction
  • Screening for post-partum and maternal depression
  • Infant brain development education
  • Early childhood development education
  • Parent-child attachment information

Forms & Documents

Healthy Families New Hampshire
HV Referral Form
Home Visiting-Healthy Families America
(603) 518-4000
hvreferrals@waypointnh.org

Regional Offices

Waypoint has several regional offices throughout New Hampshire. Below are the locations of these offices. If you are looking for specific program contact information, please visit the Programs Overview page or the Get Help page.

Agency Headquarters

Manchester
464 Chestnut St.
Manchester, NH 03105
603.518.4000 | 1.800.640.6486
Fax: 603.668.6260
P.O. Box 448

Concord
103 No. State St.
Concord, NH 03301
603.224.7479

Lakes Region
67 Water Street, Suite 207
Laconia, NH 03246
603.524.5835

North Country
25 Main St.
Lancaster, NH 03584
603.788.4172
P.O. Box 188 Conway, NH 03818

Tri-City Region
3 Wallace St.
Rochester, NH 03866
800.640.6486

Dover
279 Locust St., Ste B
Dover, NH 03820
603.742.5662

Nashua
60 Main Street Suite 240
Nashua, NH 03060
603.889.7189

Seacoast
11 Sandy Point Rd.
Stratham, NH 03885
603.518.4002
Fax: 603.668.6260

Upper Valley
63 Hanover St.
Lebanon, NH 03766
603.298.8237

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