Prenatal/Postnatal Home Visitation Programs

Prenatal/Postnatal Home Visitation Programs


The agency provides family support services for pregnant mothers and parents who have children age birth to five years old, in the South Los Angeles area. Services include prenatal/postnatal home visitation programs. Services are provided through the two different programs under the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Home Visitation Program Expansion (HVPE). Services are restricted to families living in Spa 6.

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is an early childhood parent education and family support program serving families through pregnancy up to the child's 5th birthday, or enrollment in kindergarten. Parent Educators (PE's) visit monthly to provide interactive, developmentally appropriate activities and information on child development. PE's also provide personalized support; access to parent networks; developmental, nutritional and environmental screenings; and referrals to community services.

Health Families America (HFA) is a home visitation and support program for families who are at risk for child abuse and neglect, or other adverse childhood experiences. Families must enroll before the child turns three years old. Family Support Workers (FSW's) provide one-on-one support, needs assessments and follow-up services. Child development and parenting activities are available including educational support, recreational play and structured parent-child interaction. FSW's also conduct developmental, nutritional and environmental screenings. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call to apply; parents may be referred from a participating hospital. Parents with children younger than age three may also self refer. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for services.
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11601 S. Western Ave.

Los Angeles , CA 90047 (Physical)

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P.O. Box 59129

Los Angeles , CA 90059 (Mailing)

Service hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Service/Intake and Administration

(323) 242-5000


(323) 242-5011


(800) 735-2922 (English) (800) 855-3000 (Spanish)

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