Lillie Hines-Marbley and daughters Kim, Robin, & LaWanda
Family Tree Healthcare was founded in 2003. Family TreeHealthcare is a labor of love made possible, and inspired by the example set by the late Lillie Hines-Marbley. FamilyTree Healthcare began as Family Tree Parenting Services in 2003, a non-profit Arizona based company made up of aculturally diverse staff and board of directors with more than 85 joint years of community service in working with families. Our years of experience come from various fields including social work, education, medicine, information management and administration.
FTHC moved its focus to dealing with the unique circumstances of women of color as they face issues related to domestic violence, including intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder maltreatment, and community violence. Our goal was to enhance society's understanding of and ability to end domestic violence in the minority and low-income community. Within this context, Family Tree Healthcare worked with primarily with the African-American and Native American communities.
Currently, FTHC is working on the "Building Healthy & Resilient Communites" grant funded in June of 2022 from the CDC and Maricopa Count Department of Public Health. This grant will help FTHC create change strategies that address health disparities related to three critical community health concerns;