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Providence Nurse-Family Partnership
Pregnant with your first baby? Let us help.
What is the Providence Nurse-Family Partnership program?
The Providence Nurse-Family Partnership is a program for women who are having their first baby. If you enroll, your registered nurse will visit you in your home and discuss health, baby’s growth and development, labor and delivery, infant care and many other topics.
How often will my nurse visit?
Your nurse will visit every week or two during your pregnancy and up until your baby is 2 years old. You and your nurse will decide the exact schedule.
My nurse will help me:
Have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby
Become a better parent
Build a strong network of support for me and my baby
Make my home a safe place for my baby to live and play
Get referrals for health care, childcare, job training and other support services available in my community
Find ways to continue my education and develop job skills
Set goals for my family’s future and find ways to help me reach them
How much does the program cost?
The Providence Nurse-Family Partnership is free to all eligible women.
Who can enroll in the program?
Any woman who:
Is pregnant with her first child
Is before 28-weeks gestation
Meets income requirements (is WIC eligible)
Lives in the service areas:
Anchorage (Girdwood to Eklutna)
Mat-Su Valley (Big Lake to Sutton)
Can my baby’s father participate too?
The Providence Nurse-Family Partnership encourages fathers, family members and even friends to be involved in the visits and learn how they can best support you
You and your nurse decide who gets involved
Because you are the one who carries the baby and you are the first person to take care of your baby, you are the one who is actually enrolled in the program and you are the main focus of the nurse
For more information
Call (907) 273-0572
r visit alaska.providence.org.
Educational and program services are available for non-English speakers.
4001 Dale St., Suite 101
Anchorage, AK 99508
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
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