The results of the three trials provide evidence that Nurse-Family Partnership makes an important difference in the lives of children, families, and communities. Learn more about our results »
Nurses and first-time moms are at the heart of the NFP program. Together, NFP's non-profit national office and the agencies implementing the NFP program in communities nationwide support NFP nurses in their work with vulnerable first-time parents.
First-time Moms – Nurse-Family Partnership is a free, voluntary program that partners first-time moms with nurse home visitors. When you enroll in the program, a specially trained nurse will visit you throughout your pregnancy and until your baby turns two years old.
Nurses – Public health nurses are the backbone of Nurse-Family Partnership's success. Since the program's beginning, nurses have been instrumental in shaping and delivering this evidence-based, community health program.
Our program has been proven effective through extensive research. From a healthy babies program to crime prevention, Nurse-Family Partnership is validated by research. Our program has been proven effective through extensive research. From a healthy babies program to crime prevention, Nurse-Family Partnership is validated by research.
Partnership is central to this proven program, beginning with the partnership between a new mom and her nurse. But another key partnership that makes the program possible is the one between public funders and private philanthropists. Those who support NFP through public or private funding invest because of two great strengths: NFP empowers women to change their families' lives. And it's proven to work.
An evidence-based community health program, Nurse-Family Partnership's outcomes include long-term family improvements in health, education, and economic self-sufficiency.