Mayor Muriel Bowser 
Thrive by Five DC is a one-stop resource center to help District parents and caretakers navigate the city’s wide range of early health and learning resources.

Maternal and Child Health


These programs aim to improve birth outcomes and the health and development of children from infancy into early childhood. See resources for maternal and child health.

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Early behavioral and mental health interventions can help build healthy relationships and support young children. See what behavioral health services and resources are available.

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Thrive By Five Launch

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On Monday, May 1 at 10:30 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will join Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services HyeSook Chung and Deputy Mayor for Education Jennifer Niles to launch Thrive by Five DC, a citywide approach to healthy development that focuses on the long-term success of children and families. At the center of this new initiative is a website, the District’s first comprehensive child health and early learning website.


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