Healthy Families
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About Us
Child Immunizations
Children With Special Needs
DOULA Program
SCSD Family Life Team
Syracuse Fatherhood Network
Syracuse Healthy Start
Home Visiting
Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaborative
Nutrition & Healthy Food Support (WIC)
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Healthy Families offers services for infants, children, new moms, and parents.

Our program can help you with:

  • Applying for health insurance
  • Applying for Public Assistance
  • Applying for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/Food Stamps)
  • Baby growth and development
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Children under 5 who have a developmental delay or disability
  • Domestic violence issues
  • Family planning
  • Finding daycare
  • Finding a dentist
  • Finding a doctor for you and your baby
  • Getting health screenings
  • Immunizations (shots for children)
  • Lead testing
  • Nutrition
  • Parenting for moms and dads
  • Prenatal Education
  • Referrals for mental health and depression
  • Referrals for substance abuse and alcohol issues
  • WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

Free and confidential home visits are available to you at your home or at another location that works for you. Call us at (315) 435-2000 today!


Read With Your Baby From the Start!

Even when babies are too young to understand words and pictures on a page, they benefit from reading. Watch 8 month-old Caroline's progress over the next several months as she grows in her love for books.

Enroll your child today in the Literacy Coalition's Imagination Library!



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Healthy Families is a program of the Onondaga County Health Department.