Mayor Muriel Bowser 

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  • Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
  • Thrive by Five DC
  • Child & Family Services Agency
  • DC Health
  • Department of Health Care Finance
  • Department of Human Services
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, DC Chapter
  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Advisory Group

District Government Agencies and Offices

  • Age Friendly DC
  • Child & Family Services Agency’s Families First DC
  • DC Lactation Commission
  • Department of Aging and Community Living
  • Department of Behavioral Health
  • Department of Employment Services
  • Office of the State Superintendent of Education
  • Mayor's Office of African American Affairs
  • Mayor's Office of Latino Affairs
  • Mayor’s Office on Fathers, Men, and Boys
  • Mayor's Office on Religious Affairs
  • Mayor's Office on Women's Policy and Initiatives
  • Office of the Attorney General’s Violence Interruption Program
  • Office on Neighborhood Safety and Engagement

Professional Associations

  • American College of Nurse Midwives
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Academy of Family Physicians


  • Children’s National
  • George Washington Hospital
  • Howard University Hospital
  • MedStar Health (Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown)
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • United Medical Center

Federally Qualified Health Centers

  • Community of Hope*
  • Mary’s Center*
  • Unity Health Care

Neighborhood Collaboratives

  • Collaborative Solutions for Communities
  • Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative
  • East River Family Strengthening Collaborative*
  • Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative*
  • Georgia Avenue Family Support Collaborative

Families First DC’s Family Success Centers

  • Smart from the Start
  • Project Uplift
  • Life Deeds
  • Sasha Bruce
  • Martha's Table
  • A Wider Circle

*All organizations marked above are also family success centers in Wards 7 and 8.

Non-Profit Organizations

  • Associations for Child Care and Child Care Homes
  • Bright Beginnings
  • CentroNía
  • DC Association for the Education of Young Children
  • DC Family Child Care Association
  • DC Primary Care Association
  • Educare DC
  • National Children's Center
  • United Planning Organization

Funding for this work comes from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, which leads the Safe to Sleep® campaign: