Healthy Families Central Harlem (Formerly Baby Steps)

Location: 2280 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10030
Funding Source: NYS Office of Children & Families (OCFS)

Eligibility: Eligibility is based on need; some exceptions may be made on a case‐by‐case basis. Services are provided until the child enters Head Start or reaches 5 years of age.

Income Requirement: None

Service Areas/Zip Codes: Healthy Families Central Harlem offers home‐based educational and supportive services for at‐risk new and expecting parents in zip codes 10026, 10027,
10030, 10037 and 10039.

Services Provided:
Healthy Families Central Harlem is a voluntary, primary prevention home visiting program that provides intensive home visiting services to new and expectant parents and their families who reside in Central Harlem. It is a Healthy Families America (HFA) program funded by NYS OCFS. The goal of this program is to prevent child abuse and neglect through the promotion of child health and development, positive parent‐child interaction and
family self‐sufficiency. Intensive home visiting services are provided to families who are pregnant or have a baby under three months old.

Contact: Samantha Donawa, Program Director
212‐690‐BABY (2229) Fax: 212‐690‐2296
24 hour emergency: 646‐295‐8845

Hours of Operation: Mon­Fri 9AM to 5PM