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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Healthy Families

Florida Department of Health Franklin County

  •  (850) 653-2111


    (850) 653-9896

    Mailing Address

    139 12th Street 

    Apalachicola, Florida 32320 


Healthy Families is a nationally accredited family support and coaching program that helps parents provide the safe and stable environments children need for healthy growth and development.

Our home visitors:

  • Provide the latest information about child development
  • Provide activities to support healthy child development
  • Screen children for developmental delays
  • Help parents learn ways to reduce everyday stress
  • Teach positive parenting skills
  • Help parents set and reach personal and family goals
  • Connect families to other community services they may want and need

To find out if you are eligible for this free program, call 850-653-2111 or visit