Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)

What is Nurse-Family Partnership?

Nurse-Family Partnership is a free home visiting program that partners registered nurses with first-time moms beginning early in their pregnancy (before 28 weeks). Moms have the opportunity to continue receiving support from the registered nurse until their child is 2 years of age. 

Specially trained nurses provide education, case management, and support of client goals. Nurses offer guidance on how to have a healthy pregnancy, prepare for the birth of the child, and understand child health and development outcomes.

 Some examples of information provided include:

  • When to contact a Healthcare Provider during Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Importance of Nutrition During Pregnancy
  • Addressing Breastfeeding Benefits and Concerns
  • Understanding Infant States and Cues
  • How to Practice Self-Care
  • And MORE!

Who is eligible?

  • First-time moms who are less than 28 weeks pregnant at the time of referral 
  • Receive Medi-Cal / WIC benefits or meet income requirements for these programs

How to access NFP services?

Anyone can refer a woman to NFP. Women who meet eligibility requirements can refer themselves, or their prenatal and healthcare providers may refer them to the program by: 

* Services are available in English, Spanish & Hmong *

For more information visit: 

Nurse-Family Partnership - Helping First-Time Parents Succeed ( 

Butte County 211 NFP 

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