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HFA was founded for families by families.

Parenting is no easy task. Parents today face challenges that their own parents could have never imagined. This is where HFA Families comes in, serving as a community sounding board both for parents with bleeding disorders, and for parents of children with bleeding disorders.

Jen_Moms BlogThe HFA Families program includes the Dads in Action, Moms in Action, and Kids in Action programs. Since 1997, Families has helped to serve an unmet need in the community both providing national and local educational training and resources to help families build strong bonds with their children, tools to improve advocacy skills, and offer a place for belonging and support through:

  • online toolkits
  • quarterly webinars
  • more than 70 annual HFA member organization meetings across the country

You are not alone raising a child with a bleeding disorder. HFA is dedicated to help you along each step of this journey!



Why Should I Get Involved with HFA Families?

Here’s what other parents have to say about HFA Families events and resources:

“HFA’s Dads in Action program helps me to be a better father to my teenager with hemophilia.” -Sam, father of 14 year-old with hemophilia

“I am fairly new to hemophilia. The stories HFA shares help me prepare for what is to come.” -Karen, mother of 7 year-old with severe hemophilia

“HFA has given the encouragement and support to try things I never imagined I could do.” -Doug, father of two daughters with vWD

You Are An Advocate

Parents are natural advocates – by standing up for issues that affect people with a bleeding disorder, you are become a good role model for your child.

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Help Us Improve Moms in Action and Dads in Action

You are a valued member of the bleeding disorders community. At HFA, we listen to your voice and put your feedback into action. As a result, all of our webinarseducational toolkits, and other resources are tailored to what you have suggested.

But we cannot do this alone. We need you to continue sharing your voice to improve our programs and our service to the bleeding disorders community. Please take 15-20 minutes to complete this survey to help us assess the knowledge you have gained as a result of your participation in HFA’s in HFA’s Families Program. The information gathered will be used to help tailor the program to meet the needs of YOU, moms and dads of the bleeding disorders community.


As a thank you for completing this survey and for being a valued member of the Blood Sisterhood, you will have the opportunity to enter into a raffle drawing for a trip to HFA’s Symposium in Cleveland, OH, April 26-29, 2018! Winner will have the choice of 3 nights of hotel OR roundtrip airfare for 2 adults. To win, the survey must be completed in its entirety. Winner will be announced November 15, 2017. Read terms and conditions here.

Assisting and Advocating for the Bleeding Disorders Community