Providing Education and Support

FAMILY serves families who are expecting a child or have a child under 5 years of age in Pottawattamie County. FAMILY ‘s offices are located in Council Bluffs and Avoca.  Services are provided in homes, shelters, and other community settings.  FAMILY assists parents in becoming their child’s first and most influential teacher through education and empowerment in:
  • Brazelton Newborn Behavioral Observation
  • Breastfeeding Assistance
  • Caring for/Parenting Your Infant and toddler
  • Child Passenger (Car Seat Safety Check Ups)
  • Crying Prevention (Happiest Baby & Infant Massage)
  • Developmental Screenings
  • Dental Care
  • Home Safety Checks
  • Maternal/Child Nursing Visits
  • Maternal Depression Screening
  • Parents As Teachers
  • Community Resources


You can find a copy of our most recent newsletter for the community here and for our families here.

All services are provided by Certified Educators

To enroll call Janice Wright at (712) 256-9566

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