Familias Saludables

Use your SNAP benefits to improve your health!

Parents are their child’s first and most influential teachers!

Join Parents as Teachers to learn about child development and receive free parenting support.

Familias Saludables is a Community Health Worker program that promotes the adoption of healthy nutrition and active lifestyles among families.

Sign up for free classes on:

  • Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Fun Family Activities


Cynthia Guantos

Jorge Garcia

Eagle Pass

Lourdes Lopez

Familias Saludables es un programa de Promotores de Salud que promueve la adopción de una nutrición saludable y estilos de vida activos entre las familias.

Registrate para recibir clases gratuitas en:

  • Nutrición
  • Estrategias de actividad física
  • Consejos y mas


Cynthia Guantos

Jorge Garcia

Eagle Pass

Lourdes Lopez

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers is a free service that teaches parents about child development and provides parenting support and community resource referrals through home visits with the family once or twice a month and through engaging community playgroups.

To be eligible to participate in Parents as Teachers, you must:

  • Reside in one of the following counties: Hidalgo, Cameron, Zapata, or Webb
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have at least one child under the age of 3 or be expecting a child
  • Be willing to have a Parent Educator meet with you at your home for at least 12 months
  • Early Childhood Development

  • Resource Referrals

  • Parent Support

  • Home Visits

The first three years of a child’s life are essential for laying a solid and positive foundation in all areas of their lives – education, health, behavior, and relationships.

Learn more about Parents as Teachers, an evidence-based home-visiting model!

Stay tuned for information on our next Community Play Group!

Play Group Schedule

May 16th:
What’s my Caterpillar Name? (Webb County)

May 24th:
Healthy Teeth
(Cameron County)

June – TBD

Contact Information

Daisy Puentes, MPA
Program Manager
956-968-3600, ext. 2024