Children & Families First

About Children & Families First

Children & Families First helps children facing adversity on their journey to adulthood. We help families raise their children so they can flourish. ? In existence since 1884, CFF provide services that include home visiting for pregnant women and new babies, community-based family therapy, foster care & adoption, residential treatment for teens, parenting training, and so much more. CFF has a vision of a community where children are nurtured, safe, and healthy, individuals are valued, and families are strong and self-sufficient.

Wilmington, DE
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A mural that hangs at Seaford House, Children & Families First's residential and day treatment center for teens. The mural was co-created by youth from Seaford House and students from the Jefferson School.

Governor Jack Markell, Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn, and Director of the Division of Public Health, Dr. Karyl Rattay, visit Children & Families First's Nurse-Family Partnership program to discuss the benefits of home visiting for new moms and their babies.

Board member Janice Tigani and CEO Leslie Newman

Children & Families's not just our name, it's our promise!

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