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Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Program

WHAT IS NFP?
This program is for women who are having their first baby, are low income and are less than 28 weeks pregnant. A nurse visits each family every week or two, during pregnancy and until the baby is 2 years old.


The Nurse-Family Partnership can assist women to:

  • Have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby
  • Become a better parent
  • Build a strong support network
  • Make a safe home for their baby to live and play
  • Get referrals for healthcare, childcare, job training and other services in the community
  • Find ways to continue their education and develop job skills
  • Set goals for their family's future and find ways to help reach them

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES/GOALS:
The goals of the program are to help first-time parents succeed and to:
  • Improve pregnancy outcomes – healthier babies and healthier moms
  • Improve child health and development – support and education for new parents
  • Improve the economic self-sufficiency of the family – setting and reaching goals for the future


REFERRAL PROCESS:
Client referrals can be made by families, schools, medical providers, and others.

 Click Here to access a Referral Form that can be printed and filled out by hand.

 Click Here to access a Referral Form that can be filled out on your computer and then printed.


To ask questions or to call in a referral: 360-397-8440

Referrals can be faxed to: 360-397-8442


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

MCH Referral Algorithm:
For local providers, please refer to the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Referral Algorithm to see which program might be most beneficial for a client or patient or call for more information..

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