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Breastfeeding Services

WIC breastfeeding services offers individual and family breastfeeding counseling, group education, alternative language support, pump loan program, referrals, resources and outreach.

Please visit: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/ofhs/dcn/wicBreastfeeding/services.htm for more information.

Child Passenger Safety

The Child Passenger Safety Program focuses on promoting proper safety seat restraint use for children until they transition to the vehicle safety belt (approximately through nine years of age), increasing risk perception and correct usage of child restraints among parents and caregivers through outreach and education, providing proper installation education and addressing the barriers that prohibit access to safety devices.

For more information and resources visit:
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/ofhs/prevention/cps/lissdep_map.htm
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/ofhs/prevention/cps/

The Dating Violence Prevention Program

The Dating Violence Prevention Program provides information, training and resources on dating violence prevention to professionals working with youth, teens and college students.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/ofhs/prevention/dsvp/datingviolence/

Department of Social Services

The mission of the Richmond City Department of Social Services is to strengthen families, assure safety, promote self-sufficiency, and improve the quality of life for all citizens of the city of Richmond through community engagement.

Visit their website at:
http://www.richmondgov.com/SocialServices/index.aspx

Early Parenting

Having a baby is life changing and it’s no wonder new parents often need extra help! There are many resources to help ensure that your little ones grow and thrive.

Learn more at:
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/ofhs/childandfamily/ReproductiveHealth/earlyParenting/

Teen Experience: A Wellness Service for Males and Females

Teen Experience provides health education and counseling, reproductive health and pregnancy prevention, STI exam and prevention, and sports physicals ($30.00 and by appointment only).  These services are provided every Thursday between 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Please visit: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/LHD/richmondcity/clinic.htm  for more information.

Text4Baby

Text 4 Baby is an educational program that sends free messages each week to your cell phone to help you through your pregnancy and your baby’s first year. 

Visit http://www.text4baby.org/  to get signed up.

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Last Updated: 07-22-2014

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