Families First

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Families First is a charity organization based in New Hampshire in the United States. It is also known as the Families First Health and Support Center. It is an independent non-profit agency which provides health and family support services to approximately 4,000 people in the New Hampshire seacoast area.

Families First opened as the "Family Support Center" in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1992, to support the Portsmouth Prenatal Clinic (which had been founded in 1984). Over the years, the Center provided parent education classes and support groups.

In 2002, the organization was the recipient of its first federal grant, for a "Health Care for the Homeless" program. In 2003, they opened a Dental Center.

In November 2003, bestselling author Dan Brown promoted the organization by arranging a booksigning. He also announced a charity children's CD, Musica Animalia, 15 original poems and music which he had composed. The CD is available exclusively via the Families First organization.

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