Offering continuous, uninterrupted care for women and their families during the important childbearing and early child-rearing years.

The Developing Families Center (DFC) promotes the empowerment of low-income families through the collaboration of two nonprofit service providers:
Community of Hope Family Health and Birth Center
Edward C. Mazique Parent Child Center

About Us

The Developing Families Center (DFC) promotes the empowerment of low-income families through the collaboration of two nonprofit service providers: Community of Hope Family Health and Birth Center and Edward C. Mazique Parent Child Center.

Services

The DFC offers comprehensive, one-stop shopping services in the areas of family-centered women’s and children’s health care, child care services, family resource and support services, confidential counseling, and adult education.

Donate

If you have any questions about our programs or would like more information on how to donate or volunteer we can be reached at: Phone: (202) 398-2007 or by e-mail

In the News

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