Healthy Families Program the Focus At Latest Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee Meeting (AUDIO INCLUDED)

Healthy Families Program Manager Carolyn Moses pictured with Kiwanis Member Kevin Kline

Carolyn Moses is the program manager for Healthy Families of Martin and Okeechobee Counties, a division of Helping People Succeed. The program is a child abuse prevention program that has been in Okeechobee since 2007.

Moses spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee about the services provided by Healthy Families which include home visitations and a wide variety of support services designed to help families succeed. Healthy Families offers parenting classes as a way to teach young families how to form a healthy attachment to their newborn babies.

Moses also spoke about other Okeechobee agencies that Healthy Families partner with which include Healthy Start Coalition and Our Village Okeechobee. Moses addressed what challenges Healthy Families encounter and how they measure success and progress toward their mission.

For more information on Helping People Succeed, The Healthy Families program and other programs with Helping People Succeed, go to hpsfl.org

The Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee is a youth service organization dedicated to improving the lives of children in our community. The club meets every Thursday at noon in the back room at Lakeside Grill. Anyone interested in joining or learning more about the club is invited to attend. Like the Club on Facebook and message the club with further questions.

Listen to the entire interview by clicking the link below.