Nurse-Family Partnership is a FREE nurse-led home visitation program, offered by the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment. First-time mothers are paired with a nurse home visitor. The mother-to-be and her nurse meet regularly through her pregnancy, the birth of her newborn, until the child turns two. The nurse home visitor provides support, encouragement and guidance.
Any woman can enroll in the FREE Nurse-Family Partnership program who:
- Lives in Johnson County, Kansas
- Will be parenting her first child
- Is pregnant 28 weeks or less
- Meets income requirements
Call 913-826-1228 for more information and to enroll. Or you can submit your information and we will contact you.
A nurse supports first-time moms to:
- Have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
- Become the best mom she can be.
- Learn about breastfeeding, child development and safety practices that allow first-time moms to build their confidence.
- Get referrals for childcare, healthcare, job training and other support services in our community.
- Follow their dreams for the future.
What NFP moms have said:
“My nurse helped me organize my life and thoughts. I appreciate her standing by me through the difficult time of transition.” – Julianna M.
“I love this program. It made such an important, positive impact on my life. I will never forget my nurse or the wonderful things she did for me and my family.” – Anonymous
“I was 17 and pregnant with my first child. Because of their support and counseling, I sought prenatal care and learned about breastfeeding. I stayed in school. They gave me a chance to dream and taught me I didn't have to be a statistic. I graduated from college in the top ten of my nursing class with my BSN.” – Anonymous
“My nurses were experts at what they did. Any question I had, they had the answer or helped me find a solution.” – Shoustone