The Stephens Center- Healthy Families America Programs ( Healthy Start and Healthier Beginnings)


The Stephens Center offers many services for Families in the Upper Cumberland area. Our two accredited Healthy Families America programs are Healthy Start and Healthier Beginnings. Healthy Start is available in Putnam, Macon, and White County. Healthier Beginnings is available in Cumberland and Dekalb County. Both programs are in-home visitation programs for first-time or teen parents. They provide parents emotional support to cope with the stress of being a first time parent, practical skills to cope with daily life, parenting skills, and effective age-appropriate discipline techniques. Healthy Start and Healthier Beginnings provides the children: Developmental screenings, activities to promote and enhance development, linkage to community resources, activities to promote school readiness. All curriculum is evidenced based. The goal of both programs is to strengthen and build more nurturing families and physically and mentally healthy parents and children. Call today for free classes!

Eligibility Requirements

First-time parent
Teen parent
Prenatal parent
Developmental delays
Adoptive parent
Grandparents raising children

How to get started

  1.  Phone
  2.  Email
  3. Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.

Ages Served

  • Under 12 Months
  • Ages 1-3
  • Ages 4-5
  • Full Family Support
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