The DPCS Healthy Families program connects new partners with a variety of services, including a home visitor who supports the family before the child is born up until the child enters school. The home visiting model is designed to work with families who may have a history of trauma, intimate partner violence, mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Healthy Families has been proven to reduce child abuse and neglect and increase children's access to routine health care and immunizations.
The DPCS Oral Healthcare Access program exists to reduce barriers to dental services for high-need, low-income adults with a developmental disability or disability due to serious mental illness, substance abuse or co-occurring disorders. These programs align with the United Way focus area health.