United Way of North Central Florida

Healthy Families

Who We Are

Healthy Families Florida is a nationally accredited home visiting program for expectant parents and parents of newborns experiencing stressful life situations. The program improves childhood outcomes and increases family self-sufficiency by empowering parents through education and community support. Parents voluntarily participate in Healthy Families so they can learn how to recognize and respond to their babies’ changing developmental needs, use positive discipline techniques, cope with the day-to-day stress of parenting in healthy ways, and set and achieve short- and long-term goals.

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What We Do

Healthy Families Florida is a free, voluntary program that provides families with useful information on parenting and child development.  Services include home visitation, parent education and support, community referrals based upon families needs, counseling services, parent groups and more.

Healthy Families:  Because Babies Don’t Come with Instructions!

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Contact Information

Address Information
910 NW 32nd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
Office Hours: M-F 8am-5pm
Contact: Cathy Winfrey
Contact Title: Program Manager
Phone: 352-294-5523
Fax: 352-294-5533
Email: cwinfrey@ufl.edu

We are located in the Park Avenue Professional Center, off of Newberry Road.  Take Newberry Road to NW 57 Street.  There is NF Urgent Care Center on the corner.  Our building is 3rd one on your left & says Park Avenue Professional Center on it.  There is a Blue UF sign on the building.  There is a WIC clinic on the first floor.  Do not enter through the front door.  Drive around to the back of the building and take the stairs or the lift to the second floor.  My office is the first one on the right when you come in.

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