Chester County Health Department offers a variety of nurse home visiting services to pregnant and parenting families with a focus on health promotion and health education. These services are free of cost to clients. Women can enroll during pregnancy or after they have their baby.
The Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) is a special program for young mothers who are having their first baby. Nurse visits occur during pregnancy and until the child turns two. The nurse focuses on supporting new parents and answering their many questions about childbirth and raising a child. This program is supported by federal and state funding and a variety of local funders including Brandywine Health Foundation, Healthy and Welfare Foundation of Southern Chester County, Phoenixville Community Health Foundation, and United Way of Chester County.
For more information or for enrollment, please call 610-344-6459.