WHAT IS NURSE-FAMILY PARTNERSHIP?
The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Program helps low-income first-time mothers and their children. With registered nurses serving as home visitors, services begin prenatally and continue with child development education until the child is two years old. NFP home visitors work with families to achieve three main goals: 1) Improve pregnancy outcomes by helping women engage in good preventive health practices; 2) Improve child health and development by helping parents provide responsible and competent care; 3) Improve the economic self-sufficiency of the family by helping parents develop a vision for their own future, plan future pregnancies, continue their education and find work.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
NFP services are available to women who:
· Are pregnant for the first time
· Have an income that is at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
· Are no more than 28 weeks pregnant
WHAT SERVICES ARE PROVIDED?
NFP Nurse Home Visitors work with clients to:
· Learn how the body will change during pregnancy
· Make sure their home is a safe place for a baby to live and play
· Develop parenting techniques
· Learn about their child’s development
· Build a strong network of support
· Get referrals for healthcare, childcare, job training and other support services in the community
· Find ways to continue their education and develop job skills
· Develop and reach educational and career goals
WHERE ARE SERVICES PROVIDED?
Services are offered in the client’s home, school or other convenient locations.
HOW MUCH DO SERVICES COST?
Services are free to those who are eligible.
I HAVE QUESTIONS. WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?
Please call Any Baby Can at 512-454-3743 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.