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Child First

Child First, designed by Darcy Lowell, MD and offered through the Stronger Families Stronger Futures Prenatal and Early Childhood Home Visiting Network, helps reduce the impact toxic stress can have on your child’s development by strengthening your relationship with your child and addressing your family’s basic needs, such as shelter, food, medical care or employment.

This program includes:

  • Intensive in-home, attachment-based parent-child psychotherapy
  • Trauma treatment for exposure to stressful experiences in early childhood, such as violence, abuse, neglect, unstable or unsafe housing, or parental mental health problems or substance use disorder
  • Comprehensive case management

Click here to download service request form.

The Stronger Families Stronger Futures Prenatal and Early Childhood Home Visiting Network includes The Village, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of HartfordCity of Hartford – Health & Human ServicesFamily Life EducationHartford HospitalHartford HealthCare at HomeHispanic Health CouncilSt. Francis Hospital & Medical Center, and Urban League of Greater Hartford. This program is funded by the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood and by the Connecticut Judicial Branch Office of Victim Services through the VOCA Assistance Grant.