The Family Connects model is an evidence-based approach to supporting all newborns and their families. By reaching all families in a community, Family Connects improves health outcomes at the population level.

Every family needs support after bringing home a baby. The needs are different in each family – from help with feeding and safe sleep to getting information about child care and parenting groups. Family Connects links parents to the individual community resources they need.

Equitable Outcomes for Each and Every Newborn

Family Connects International® is committed to strengthening bonds within families of newborns and linking them directly to supportive community care resources. The Family Connects Model is an evidence-based model designed to support optimal maternal-child health and advance equitable outcomes, while promoting better aligned community care systems.

Connecting Every Family in Colorado to a Healthy Future

Illuminate Colorado is partnering with Family Connects International® to begin to bring home visiting to all families with newborns in Colorado, starting in Eagle and Boulder counties in 2022. Illuminate Colorado’s mission is to strengthen families, organizations and communities to prevent child maltreatment. 

Looking to bring Family Connects Colorado to your county?

Fill out this form, letting us know who you are and why you think Family Connects would be a great addition to your area!

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