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Healthy Families

Shaneal Allen, Manager 863-534-5315 • Email
General Office: 863-534-5257 • Email
2135 Marshall Edwards Drive• Bartow, FL 33830 • Map
Hours of Operation: M-F 8AM - 5PM

Health Families Polk is a voluntary, home visitation program designed to promote and enhance the healthy development of children and families by promoting positive parenting and reducing poor childhood outcomes including abuse and neglect. Outreach services are provided in order to build trusting relationships, promote positive parenting, enhance maternal-infant bonding and attachment, enhance the child's physical, emotional, and educational development, and enhance parent-child interaction. Assistance is also provided to participating families in the use of available community services and resources.


Healthy Families offers positive parenting classes for parents, expectant parents and caregivers. Click here for more information. 

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We enhance the quality of life for people throughout Polk County
The Polk County Board of County Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Polk County Board of County Commissioners | 330 West Church Street | P.O. Box 9005 | Bartow, FL 33830 | 863.534.6000