Help finding family benefits and support

Healthy Families | NYC Department of Youth & Community Development

Family Services Caregiver

Healthy Families matches families with the programs and services that can help them. Programs include child care, employment help, education services, and health care.

Am I Eligible?

To take part in the Healthy Families program, you should:

  • Be 16 years old or above
  • Live in NYC
  • Meet federal low-income guidelines
  • Live in or attend school within the half-mile boundary of each Neighborhood Development Area

How Can I Get Help?

Other Family Services Programs

Child Support Services

Office of Child Support Services (OCSS)

NYC Human Resources Administration

Financial support for children and employment support for fathers and mothers.

Home visits for pregnant women and girls

NYC Nurse-Family Partnership (NYC NFP)

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Nurses provide support and give medical care and advice to women who are pregnant for the first time.

Home visits for new moms

Newborn Home Visiting Program (NHVP)

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

New moms can get home visits from health professionals to help with breastfeeding, health and safety tips, and connections to community resources.

Updated December 4, 2019