Healthy Families Howard County™ is part of the nationwide Healthy Families America® (HFA) initiative. This free and voluntary program provides eligible parents living in Howard County with family-centered, strength-based home visiting services. Program goals include promoting positive parent-child relationships, child health, development, social-emotional well-being and safety, school readiness and family self-sufficiency.


Families participate in an initial screening process to determine eligibility.  Eligible families are welcomed into the program prenatally or may qualify to enroll up to three months after the birth of the baby.  Services are offered until child is 5 years of age.


For more information or to make a referral, please call 410-313-1940 or email