Standing Strong With Families in L.A. County: The 2022 Family Strengthening Network Summit

This annual event celebrated how Family Strengthening Network staff are changing lives of families in L.A. County. Watch video highlights here.

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Thank you for your partnership!

It has been a challenging year (again), and we want to let you know how grateful we are to be working with such a dedicated group of amazing people. All our partners in the Family Strengthening Network of home visiting programs continue to do life-changing work to help L.A. County families thrive. This short video gives a quick review of that.

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New Mom Describes Welcome Baby Benefits as “Truly Amazing”

Jocelyn joins her Parent Coach Barbara Ortega and Welcome Baby Program Manager Maria Magaña to discuss her experience in the Welcome Baby program at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center.

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“She Lifts Me Up”: A New Mom Finds Strength in Home Visiting

Through the help of her home visitor, Eniya was able to find the strength she wasn’t able to find on her own. Her story is an example of one of the many ways home visiting helps.

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Looking for Guidance, Family Turns to Welcome Baby

As first-time parents looking to give their child a healthy start, Cristina and Miguel enrolled in the Welcome Baby program through MemorialCare Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Long Beach.

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Annual Family Strengthening Summit 2019: Celebrating Home Visiting Champions

On June 11, 2019, over 600 members of the Family Strengthening Network gathered to hear from keynote speakers and from some of the families they serve about how home visiting is changing lives in Los Angeles County. See the videos and photos here. #StrongerFamiliesLA

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First 5 LA Summit: Transforming Our Future Through Home Visiting. #StrongerFamiliesLA

It’s the summit that is definitely happening.

On June 13, the First 5 LA Family Strengthening Network’s annual summit will convene over 500 home visiting pros at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood to share success stories about the families they serve in Los Angeles County — and to celebrate those achievements.

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Video: Workshop on Postpartum OCD and Suicidal Ideation

Maternal Mental Health NOW Training Director Gabrielle Kaufman talks to home visitors about how they can screen moms and help those who are struggling with perinatal mental health challenges.

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Video: My #HomeVisiting Experience: Araceli and Yani

Araceli, a mother of three, says things are different now. When she had her son 13 years ago she didn’t know how important it was to read and talk to a baby. But when she gave birth to her third child, she learned about home visiting.

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