Children & Families First: It's not just our's our promise!
Since 1884, Children & Families First has offered hope to people in need. Each year, we serve thousands of children and families across Delaware….Young women seeking support to have a healthy baby...Children in foster care awaiting a loving permanent home… Teens in need of help to reconnect to their families…Parents looking for better ways to communicate with their kids…Families with limited resources taking care of an elderly parent…and more.

Latest News!


  • Join us for the HIGHMARK Walk for A Healthy Community.
  • Read our latest newsletter!
  • Watch how CFF's Nurse-Family Partnership is helping low-income, first-time mothers in Delaware.
  • Click here to read our Annual Report!
  • Join the Friends Campaign! Donate today and your gift will help strengthen Delaware families throughout 2014!
  • Click here for our Infrastructure application (2014 Application Deadlines: June 23, 2014, August 18, 2014, and September 15, 2014. (Please check the website periodically for future deadlines.)
  • Meet some of the people we have served and learn more about our programs.Read our stories and watch our videos!
IM40 We're proud to be a Community Mobilizing Organization for YHP:IM40, a movement to promote positive youth development and healthy behaviors.