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Community Minute: Connecting women and families to health care and social services

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Healthy Babies Project, Inc. (HBP) is a nonprofit community-based support organization for pregnant and parenting women and families in the District of Columbia. Through the Teen Parent Empowerment Program, HBP provides comprehensive health, education and support services to young adults, equipping them to be responsible parents, complete high school or GED courses and identify opportunities for further education or entering the workforce. HBP’s Developing Dads program provides fathers with parenting training, as well as employment and education referrals, substance abuse counseling and case management. HBP nurses and social workers also make home visits to pregnant and postpartum women and their families to ensure and provide health care, health education, and practical support.

For more information, contact:
Healthy Babies Project
4501 Grant Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20019
202-396-2809

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