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  • Help For New Parents - Become the Best Parent You Can Be

    Our free home visiting programs provide support, advice, and information you need to have a healthy pregnancy, a healthy baby, and be a great mom.

    We will support you to:

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    Contact us to learn more and get connected:
    Call: 520-724-9721
    or email now
    • Have a healthy pregnancy and baby
    • Learn and practice things that will make you more confident as a mom, such as breastfeeding, nutrition, child development, and more
    • Get referrals for healthcare, childcare, housing, and other support services
    • Continue your education, develop job skills, or follow your dreams for your future

    in home nursing visit for a new mom and baby

    Who can enroll?

    • Any woman who is pregnant
    • Any woman or family who has a child under age 2

    Who We Are

    Pima County Health Department is pleased to offer two home visiting programs for soon-to-be moms and families with young children.

    Health Start
    Community Health Workers are the heart of Health Start. They know the community and resources available to help you be the best parent you can be. They serve pregnant and/or postpartum women with children under age 2.
    You can learn more about Arizona's Health Start program here.

    Nurse Family Partnership
    New moms are partnered with their own personal nurse who will provide education and support to help you be the best mom you can be. Nurse-Family Partnership serves women who are less than 28 weeks pregnant with their first child. 
    You can learn more about Nurse-Family Partnership here.

    For additional home visiting programs in Arizona, please click here.

    Other services offered by Pima County Health Department

    Family Support - Connecting families with parenting assistance at no cost
    Healthy Children - Education and support for pregnant and postpartum women
    Child Immunizations - For children in need of vaccinations
    Nutritional Education - Nutritional food vouchers
    Breastfeeding Education and Support - Provides encouragement and support
    Birth Control - Women's health and family planning

    This website is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $366,788.92 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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