YOUR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

Families First Health & Support Center is a leader in integrated care, offering
high-quality health care, dental care and parent & family programs, all in one location. Families First's services are for everyone — infants to seniors, single people and families, insured or uninsured, all income levels.

WHAT'S NEW

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Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Event
Want more information about the Marketplace Plans being offered in New Hampshire for 2015? Come to Families First for an Outreach and Enrollment Event on Saturday, February 7, from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Representatives will be on hand to share information about their health plans, and Certified Application Counselors will help you understand your options and sign up for health coverage. Open enrollment runs through February 15, 2015. Visit our 
Insurance Information & Enrollment Help page, or call 422-8208 (press 8).

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What's In February's "Family Focus" E-Newsletter
Need to practice separation from your child? Come to Parent Recharge. Our Tuesday-evening parenting classes are filling up: Malcolm Smith, PhD, will be presenting “Understanding Bullying”; Bob Pavlik, M.Ed., will present a two-week series to lay the groundwork for building your child’s protective factors (ability to resist peer pressure, stay safe and strong); and Parkie Boley will offer Helping Sibling Get Along. Also featured in the February Family Focus are tips for safe sleep for your baby, a fun sensory activity, and what’s up at the Public Library... Don't get the newsletter yet? Sign up here.

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Free Cancer Screenings at Families First
Families First reminds all women to be tested regularly for breast and cervical cancer by having Pap tests, clinical breast exams and mammograms. On February 11th, we're offering them at no cost for uninsured women who meet certain income guidelines. Click for details and signup information.

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Upcoming Programs for Parents, Families and Seniors
For Parents & Kids: NEW! Mixed-Age Afternoon Playgroup (Thursday afternoons) ... Anger Help for Everyday Parenting (1/6-1/27) ... Who's in Charge in Your Home? (1/22 and 1/29) ... and weekly playgroups for parents with their infants, toddlers, two-year-olds or preschoolers. Click for details and online registration.

For Seniors: Senior Luncheons (1/13 and 1/22) ... Alzheimer's Cafe (1/26, at Portsmouth Public Library) ... Caregivers Group (2/5) ... Click for details on senior programs

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Recent Grants
We give thanks to the following supporters for grants received in late December and early January: The Foundation for Seacoast Health (general operating support), Stephen Colbert Americone Dream Fund (general operating support), Provident Community Foundation (dental program at Seabrook Elementary and Seacoast Head Start), and Hesed Foundation (primary care).

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