Antelope Valley Prevention Services

Black Infant Health

Within a culturally affirming environment and honoring the unique history of African-American women, the Black Infant Health Program connects you to support, resources and a caring sisterhood aimed at improving the health of Black mothers and babies. Participants learn proven strategies to reduce stress and develop life skills. This is accomplished through a group-based approach with complementary case management. Weekly group sessions help women build social support, access their strengths, make positive choices and set health-promoting goals.

Download our program flyer here Black Infant Health Antelope Valley Flyer

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Visit the Black Infant Health page to learn more and sign up.

Family Enrichment Program

The goal of the Family Enrichment Program is to advance the development and kindergarten readiness of children 0-3 years of age while developing parents’/caregivers’ education and abilities as their child’s first teacher by: 1) providing a high quality parent/caregiver and child learning environment; 2) improving the development of children; and 3) improving parenting skills, knowledge of child and brain development, building social connections of parents/caregivers. Program offers bi-weekly classes for parents and children to support and strengthen families.

Download our program flyer here Family Enrichment Program AV English & Español

Click here for more information or to sign up.

Healthy Families America

Families are referred to the Healthy Families America Home Visitation program through a community referral and/or outreach. Eligible participants must be pregnant or within three months postpartum, screen positive for risk factors and have a positive Parent Survey assessment. The program offers weekly home visits that include a variety of support based on a family’s needs: child development, focused support on enhancing bonding and attachment by reading baby cues, depression screenings, developmental screenings, family / parent goal planning, referrals to community resources which include but are not limited to concrete support services.

Download our program flyer here Healthy Families America AV English & Español

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For more information or to sign up, complete our inquiry form.

Partnerships for Families (PFF)

Partnerships for Families understands how overwhelming parenting can be, this program offers a master’s level home visitor that will give you the support you need for free. This support includes general counseling, education on babies and children, parenting resources, concrete support which may include food, housing, childcare, clothing, etc. depending on availability. If you have are expecting a child or have a child up to five years of age, or have been impacted by domestic violence, mental/ behavioral health, and/or substance abuse you may be eligible. As always, our services are delivered with care and privacy.

Download our program flyer here Partnership For Families AV English + Español

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Planting Prosperity

Planting prosperity aims to help parents with children up to 5 years old both virtually and in-person. Throughout the course of the program parents and children are engaged in activities that encourage child’s social, physical, emotional, and intellectual development. Simultaneously, families are granted access to community support services which may assist them to enhance their wellbeing.

Download our program flyer here Planting Prosperity AV English & Español


Strong Communities

There is an immense need for assistance in applying for state benefits and financial assistance. Strong communities focus is on helping all families in the city of Lake Los Angeles and those who reside in the surrounding areas. While receiving guidance from the Strong Communities program you will also have access to CPR/ First Aid classes, community resources, mental health services, and linkages to concrete support such as food, clothing, diapers, and more as available. 

Download our program flyer here Building Strong Communities AV English + Español


Community Initiatives

Best Start

The Best Start initiative is First 5 LA’s signature investment for partnering with community members — parents, residents and local organizations — to spark new, empowering and innovative approaches that improve the lives of children prenatal to age 5. With research revealing that families do better when they live in strong, supportive communities, Best Start provides the opportunity for parents, residents, organizations, non-profits, elected officials and other stakeholders to collaboratively improve neighborhoods so that young children can thrive and enter kindergarten ready to succeed in school and life. Check out upcoming and past events here


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Prevention Programs

"Children’s Bureau inspires us and we are grateful for the progress that our son, Nathan, has made in preschool. Children’s Bureau is teaching him empathy, humility, gratitude, optimism and patience — family values that are important to us."

Jose and Yerica


"My son was experiencing sad, fearful behavior due to violence in my previous marriage. Thanks to Children’s Bureau’s family support specialist, he has participated in counseling and is doing better. I received help in many ways and now feel empowered and more confident in how to protect all of my children.”


Family Oasis Resource Center

"I have learned so much from Children’s Bureau. I am grateful to tell others about how this organization can help parents and their children.



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