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Strategic Plan


Every child in Florida will grow-up healthy, safe and nurtured and become a productive citizen.


To promote child and family well-being and prevent the abuse and neglect of Florida's children through a statewide system of voluntary, community-based home visitation.

Program Goals:

  • Prevent child abuse and neglect
  • Enhance family functioning by building protective factors and reducing risk factors
  • Promote healthy childhood growth and development
  • Promote family self-sufficiency
  • Increase parents' ability to develop positive parent-child relationships
  • Build and sustain community partnerships to provide integrated and holistic services to high risk families

Strategic Plan Goals at a Glance:

Goal 1: Quality Service

Provide training, strength-based technical assistance and continuous quality improvement to assure effective, consistently high quality services.

Goal 2: Sustainability

Maintain, enhance and expand Healthy Families Florida to serve expectant parents and parents of newborns who need and want Healthy Families services.

Goal 3: State and Local Partnerships

Promote strong partnerships at the state and local levels to coordinate and improve services for families.

Goal 4: Parent Leadership

Empower and support parents as leaders within Healthy Families Florida.

You may view the complete 2012 - 2015 Strategic Plan here*.

*Please note: These documents are in the Portable Document Format(PDF). You may need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader (opens external site).

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