Nurse Family Partnership

Pregnant with your FIRST baby? Unsure of what to do? Nurse Family Partnership Can Help!

Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) is a FREE voluntary, program where a compassionate, registered nurse, skilled in pre and post natal care, visits the first time mother-tobe in the comfort of her home throughout the pregnancy and up until her child’s second birthday.

Your NFP nurse will:

  • Advise you of all the things you need to do to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

  • Show you how to eat right, quit smoking and develop healthy life style habits.

  • Answer all your questions about parenting .

  • Teach you the skills you will need to enjoy a happy fulfilling relationship with your baby.

  • Help you find healthcare, childcare and other support services available in your community.

  • Guide you as you continue your education and develop job skills.

  • Assist you in setting and reaching goals for yourself and your family.

Your NFP nurse will work with you to set up a convenient home visitation schedule of at least two visits each month.

NFP is open to any woman pregnant with her first child who lives in Essex County. A Woman can enroll up to 28th week of her pregnancy. A parent, friend, relative, or father can refer a mother to our program.

NFP is a free, voluntary program. NFP is not associated with protective services and all information is kept in the strictest confidence.

The Nurse Family Partnership Program is a collaboration between