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Nurse Family Partnership - Helping First-Time Parents Succeed

The Nurse-Family Partnership is a free program for women who are having their first child.  This program helps families during pregnancy and for the first two (2) years of the child's life.  Women in the program receive home visits by a nurse with specialized training.  The Nurse-Family Partnership can help you to have a healthy pregnancy, and to care for your baby so that your baby is healthy, happy and safe.

Who can enroll in the program?

Any woman who is:
  • Early in pregnancy, no later than 28 weeks gestation at time of enrollment with first child, single or married;
  • Meet income requirements.
Women can join as early in pregnancy as desired, but must join no later than the 28th week of pregnancy.

A Public Health nurse will help you:

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

How much does the program cost?

This program is at no cost to all eligible women.

For information about Thurston County's Nurse-Family Partnership Program, call (360) 867-2548.
 

 You can also learn more at the nation Nurse-Family Partnership website at:  http://www.nursefamilypartnership.org/

Related Documents & Links

  > NFP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) [PDF]
  > NFP Overview [PDF]
  > Pregnancy Assistance for First-Time Moms - NFP National Link
  > NFP Program Flyer (Thurston County) [PDF]
  > NFP Fact Sheet (Thurston County) [PDF]
 



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This page last updated: 08/19/14