Programs & Services
Established over 25 years ago as a child welfare reform agency, the NHFA employs multiple approaches to reach its goal of improving children's developmental outcomes.
NHFA helps families become financially self-reliant and increase their capacity to guide and nurture their children; promoting their physical, emotional, social and spiritual well-being. The process of coalition building and systems change to support healthy families is part of the agency's core mission. The NHFA holistic intervention model has proved highly effective in meeting the needs of very low income urban children by connecting parents to their children and reconnecting parents and families to their communities.
is a community crime prevention program designed to provide interventions and deterrents to youth violence.
Intensive Family Preservation
is a partnership with Yale Child Study Center. This unit responds to findings of parental abuse or neglect by the Department of Children and Families by improving parent's capacity to care for their children.