HANDS (Health Access Nurturing Development Services)

HANDS is a voluntary, intensive home visitation program designed to assist all parents at critical development points during their child's first years of life. Services can begin during pregnancy or anytime before a child is 3 months old.


HANDS offers:

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

• Ways to make your home safer 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.


Contact your local Health Department for more information about the HANDS Program.