First Connections is a short-term home visiting program that serves pregnant women and families with young children statewide. The program focuses on improving the well-being of families with young children through home-based outreach. Home visits are free, voluntary, and confidential. As a healthcare provider, you play an important role in identifying and referring families who may benefit from First Connections home visits.
We provide free, voluntary, confidential home visits to pregnant women and families with young children, birth to age three. (more)
Offer the First Connections brochure to parents and explain the benefits of the First Connections Program. You can order free brochures online.
Anyone can arrange a home visit on behalf of a family. You may wish to refer children and their families to First Connections if:
If the parents are interested in a home visit, call one of the four First Connections providers to make an appointment or fax over a referral form. You can order free referral pads online. Contact information for appointments is based on where the parents live. (more)
Home visiting is available at any time to all pregnant women and families with young children to age three.