You're having a baby!

Are you feeling a little stressed?

Do you wish you knew more about your growing baby?

Are you concerned about what will happen or what to do after you take your baby home?

If so...

Healthy Families Foothills is here for you!

Did you know that 75-80% of your baby's brain development will take place in the first three years of life? Our Family Support Specialists at The Parenting Place can offer you the support, resources, skills and confidence to help you be your child's first and best teacher.

We believe:


All families want the best for their children


Families are responsible for their children


Families are the main decision-makers for their young children

Raising a baby is hard work!
Many new parents can use extra support!

So now what?

Staff will meet with you in your home to describe services available through Healthy Families. The choice to be in the program is yours & it is free to your family. Healthy Families offers support as you build a healthy, stimulating and safe environment for your child.

If you decide that Healthy Families is for you and your baby, here is what you can expect: 

Weekly visits with your Home Visitor in your home

Support through your pregnancy and the early years of your baby's life

Ways to make your home safe for your baby

Information on how to care for your baby

Facts that will let you know your baby is growing and developing in healthy ways

Activities that you and your baby can enjoy together

Access to other community services


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PO Box 931  Pickens, SC 29671

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