HEALTHY FAMILIES HOME VISITING is a program for low income pregnant women. A team of nurses, social workers, developmental specialists, health educators and home visitors provide a wide array of services to families to ensure good prenatal care, successful birth outcomes, positive early parent/child relationships and optimal early childhood development outcomes.

Services provided

During Pregnancy, our team of home visitors will offer support in the areas of:

  • Prenatal healthcare
  • Nutrition
  • Smoking cessation
  • Counseling
  • Family Planning
  • Preparing for your new baby
  • Early childhood development
  • Alcohol and drug prevention counseling
  • Access to community resources
  • And anything else to ensure mother and baby’s success in life

After the birth of your baby, our team of nurses, parent educators and counselors will be available to make weekly home visits and offer support in the areas of:

  • Post-partum healthcare
  • Well baby care
  • Nutrition for both mother and baby
  • Breast/bottle feeding
  • Screening for post-partum and maternal depression
  • Infant brain development 

Your family home visitors will get to know you, your baby and your family. They will answer questions you may not feel comfortable asking others and will work with you and your family to strengthen your relationships, set realistic goals, overcome barriers and find helpful services in your community. Your home visitors will form a partnership with you in a way that makes sense for your family.

As your family grows up, your home visiting team will continue to answer your questions about:

  • Effective parenting
  • Early childhood development and play
  • Toys and activities
  • Appropriate discipline techniques
  • Family planning and contraception
  • Life skills including your next steps in education, work and finding quality childcare