Family Well-Being

Read about the organizations we support that are promoting healthy development and strengthening families with children at the earliest and most formative years.  

Children’s National Health System
Children’s National provides quality healthcare for their patients and families, while creating innovative solutions to pediatric health challenges.
Early Childhood Mental Health in Primary Care – Project Support $175,000
This initiative leverages Children’s National’s resources and partnerships to build a more effective and coordinated response to the mental and behavioral health needs of young children and their families – supporting the integration of pediatric primary care and early childhood mental health through prevention, early identification, and treatment.

Flamboyan Foundation
Motivated by research that shows students do better in school and in life when their parents are engaged in their education, Flamboyan works to develop the capacity of educators to partner effectively with families to drive student academic success.
Family Engagement Partnership in Early Childhood – Project Support $125,000
Focusing on students ages 3-5, this project strengthens family engagement practices in Washington, DC’s public schools, through home visits and an improved approach to parent-teacher conferences – providing professional development, resources, and support to individual educators, school leadership, and the District’s public school system.

Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care
Mary’s Center offers comprehensive and integrated health care, educational, and social services in a linguistically and culturally appropriate manner, building better futures for individuals and families.
Perinatal Mental Health Project Project Support $65,000
Mary’s Center has become a hub for perinatal mental health resources for DC residents and offers training in identification and treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders to healthcare, mental health, and adjunct providers. Mary’s Center awards stipends for pilot projects that create sustainable integration models of perinatal mental health practices in local health and mental health organizations.