What is the Nurse-Family Partnership?
The Nurse-Family Partnership is a national, evidence-based program that transforms the lives of families in our Springfield community. First-time moms are eligible for free help from a home-visiting nurse. The home-visiting nurses offer moms advice, support, and resources needed to have a healthy pregnancy, a healthy baby, and be a great mom.
Who can enroll in the Nurse-Family Partnership?
Eligibilities for this program include:
- First-time pregnancy
- Less than 29 weeks pregnant
- Live within Springfield
- Meet income requirements for WIC
Meet the staff (from left to right): Hope Cherry, BS, CHES: Administrator / Kellie DeWerff, RN: Clinic Nurse Home Visitor / Martha Harter, PhD, RN: Nurse Supervisor / Amanda Trancoso, BSN, RN: Clinic Nurse Home Visitor