North Central Health District

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Nurse Family Partnership

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NFP-Logo2Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is a voluntary program for women who are expecting their first baby. If you enroll, a registered nurse will visit you in hour home throughout the pregnancy and continue until your child’s second birthday.

Mission:

  • To improve pregnancy outcomes – we want a healthy mom and a healthy baby.
  • To improve child health and development – when the child is born we want that child to develop physically and developmentally like they should
  • To improve economic self sufficiency – which means we want you to be in better position to care for you and your baby financially.

How much does this program cost?

Nurse-Family Partnership is FREE to all eligible women

Who Is Eligible to Enroll?

  • First-time expecting mothers
  • Less than 28 weeks pregnant
  • Meet income requirements
  • Lives in Houston County

How often will a nurse visit you?

  • 1st thru 4th visits Weekly
  • Pregnancy Bi-Weekly
  • Birth to 6 weeks old Weekly
  • 7 weeks to 21 months old Bi-weekly
  • 22 months to 24 months Monthly

How do I refer myself or someone I know?

Contact our office at 478-218-0142

Staff:

LaPrell Todd
Program Administator
478-218-0142
laprell.todd@dph.ga.gov

Lesley Evans, BSN,  RN
Nurse Supervisor
478-218-0142
lesley.evans@dph.ga.gov

Lawana Mathis
Referral Specialist & First Steps Coordinator
478-218-0142
lawana.mathis@dph.ga.gov

 

Nurse Home Visitors:

Laura Gaidry, RN

Tina Hix, RN

Joan King, RN

TeQuiera Wolfork, RN

 

 

For additional information regarding our program visit the Nurse Family Partnership website and watch videos or read stories of mothers who have successfully completed the program. Click on tab “First time mothers,”