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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Healthy Families partners with Write Brain to help students develop literary skills

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Oct. 12, 2018 - Healthy Families' School Age Programs has partnered with Write Brain Books to help develop English literary skills in second through fifth grades. As part of the Young Authors enrichment program, participants will engage in creative writin...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Call now to learn about the community resources available for parents of children under 3

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Sept. 25, 2018 -  If you live in Hampton and have a child under the age of 3, call now to learn more about the community resources and programs available for you at Hampton Healthy Families. Find out how we can best support you along your parenti...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Are you expecting or did you just have a baby? call now for a resource visit

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Sept. 25, 2018 - Are you pregnant, or did you just have a baby? Call 757-727-2636 or email julie.brotz@hampton.gov to schedule your free visit with a specially trained family resource specialist. Identify community programs that meet your needs or just ta...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Childbirth: Let’s Get Ready. How do I do that?

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Aug. 27, 2018 - The baby is coming, whether you’re ready or not. Knowing what to expect can help things go more smoothly.Join us for discussion and tips on childbirth and new baby care, Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m., beginning Sept. 11, at Sentara Care...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Hampton's Healthy Start graduates, city staff celebrate achievement

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Aug. 10, 2018 — The 2018 Healthy Start graduates, pictured, celebrated with their family and the staff Thursday, Aug. 9, at the program graduation.

Attending the graduation were, from left, Healthy Families administrator Chenequa Hayden; Ann Cherry, chairw...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Volunteers and sponsors sought for the Hampton Mayor's Book Club

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Aug. 2, 2018 - Healthy Families is looking for volunteer readers and sponsors for the Hampton Mayor's Book Club, which addresses early literacy and focuses on reading as a core value.

Supported through public and private partnerships, the book club is dedi...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

21st class to graduate from Hampton's Healthy Start program Aug. 9

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July 26, 2018 – Healthy Start will host their 21st annual program completion graduation on Thursday, Aug. 9. Children who have completed the program by age 5 will join their families and staff to celebrate the occasion.

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Open enrollment for before- & after-school care begins Aug. 1

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July 26, 2018 - Open enrollment begins for Hampton's before- and after-school care program on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Healthy Families School Age Programs are offered at all Hampton city elementary and select middle schools.

The program's primary goal is ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Celebrate breastfeeding, get parenting support topics at Aug. 2 event

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July 26, 2018 - Breastfeeding offers benefits for both mother and baby, and Hampton wants to join the World Health Organization in drawing attention to the benefits and support families during World Breastfeeding  Week, Aug. 1-7.

Join Hampton's WI...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Healthy Families partners with Sentara Careplex to help new, expecting parents

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Feb. 14, 2018 - Hampton's Healthy Families program has partnered with Sentara Careplex to provide services for new and expecting parents at Sentara's new Family Maternity Center,  3000 Coliseum Drive.

To get things started, expecting parents and t...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

School Age Programs has received $13,401 for STEM, arts, fitness programs

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Jan. 31, 2018 - Healthy Families' School Age Programs has received $13,401 this school year in grants and "in-kind" donations that support a variety of enrichment programs. Money from Hampton Grows, the Virginia Aquarium, Dr. Linda Hayden of Eli...

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