To improve the health and well-being of babies and families that are at-risk.
What we do
Serve low-income expectant first-time mothers and their newborns in Central Falls, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence, West Warwick, and Woonsocket.
Provide guidance on preventive health and prenatal practices during the early-stage home visits, nurse family visitors help their clients find appropriate prenatal care, improve their nutritional intake, reduce the use of tobacco, alcohol and/or illegal substances, and become more knowledgeable about pregnancy as well as labor and delivery.
Offer a special kind of support by taking a family-centered approach and focusing on the mother's strengths to help her achieve goals for herself and her baby.
Welcome expectant fathers and/or other family members to participate in visits.
Provide encouragement to women as they become new parents and provide knowledge and support around child growth and development.
Serve as a “life coach” to the mothers, working with them to set personal goals to plan for the families' futures—from continuing education to finding employment.
Link families with social services including mental health and substance use and alcohol treatment services.
Help help mothers and newborns find a medical home if they do not have.
Support women and their families as they continue their education or seek employment.