Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)

first 5 logoOur Location: 1221 Fulton Street, Fresno CA 93721
Mailing: PO Box 11867, Fresno CA 93775-1867
Phone: (559) 600-3330
Fax: (559) 455-4705
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Selma Regional Center
3800 McCall Ave. Selma, CA 93662
Phone: 559-600-5228
Fax: 559-600-7740

What is the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Program?Physician checking pregnant women's belly

The Nurse-Family Partnership is a special program for first time mothers and their child. A Public Health Nurse visits the pregnant woman in her home during her pregnancy and until her child is two years old.

How does a woman get enrolled in the program?

Women can be referred by their doctors, school nurses, Fresno County outreach workers, public health nurses or by self-referral.

Who does the program serve?

The Nurse-Family Partnership serves low income, first time mothers in Fresno County.

What services do we provide?

Mom and Baby picEducation on pregnancy, labor and delivery, breastfeeding, infant care, discipline, and growth and development of your baby and toddler. Plus, we provide information on safety, returning to school, jobs and a variety of other topics.

What are the benefits of the program?

The program supports and encourages young women to be the best that they can be, for both their child and themselves.

What does the program cost?

The Nurse-Family Partnership Program is free

How long does the program last?

The nurse will provide home visits during pregnancy (before the 27th week) and until her baby is two years old.  Each visit lasts from 1 to 1.5 hours.

Public Health Nursing Services Referral(PDF, 511KB)