Mayor Muriel Bowser 
Thrive by Five DC, launched by Mayor Muriel Bowser, works to ensure that every family in the District is knowledgeable of and connected to programs and resources, ranging from maternal health to early childhood supports, needed not only to survive but to thrive.

Resource Center

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Thrive by Five is a one-stop resource for District parents and caretakers navigating the city’s wide range of early health and learning resources. Here, District residents can access critical information and support in one place.

Collaboration and Partnership

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Thrive by Five is the District’s first comprehensive health and early learning initiative. Thrive by Five’s work is developed in partnership with all stakeholders who are implementing and investing in health and education services for families.

Thrive by Five Coordinating Council

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The Thrive by Five Coordinating Council measures the progress of District—and community—level initiatives focused on improving maternal and infant health outcomes and promoting healthy child development from birth to age five.


For questions about Thrive by Five DC, please contact:
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 223, Washington, DC 20004
Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5:30 pm
Phone: (202) 727-1750

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DC NEXT! Presents Flip the Script

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In recognition of National Teen Pregnancy Prevention (NTPP) Month, join us for a panel discussion from young parents in the District as they share their experiences, answer questions, and tell us about what should be prioritized for expectant and parenting teens to thrive in the District.


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