Family Health, Pregnancy and Babies

Our team of home visitors includes experienced registered nurses and certified community health workers. They can visit you regularly in your home at no cost while you are pregnant until your child is five years old. We speak English and Spanish. Interpretation in other languages is available at no cost.

Home visiting programs include Nurse Family Partnership, Babies First, Cocoons, Family Connects and Healthy Families. We help promote physical, social and emotional health by providing these services:

Screening and Assessment

  • Prenatal/postpartum screening for depression, anxiety, blood pressure and diabetes
  • Growth and development of child
  • Postpartum healing and care

Education

  • What to expect during pregnancy, childbirth and after baby is born
  • Nutrition, safety and child development 
  • Parenting and self-care
  • Health conditions and terms used by providers

Hands-on Support

  • Tips to care for you and your baby including breastfeeding/feeding, managing crying, soothing, playing and parent self-care
  • Promote safe sleep environments 
  • Safe and healthy play time

Coordinate and Manage Care

  • Prenatal and postpartum care
  • Well checks and immunizations for newborns and children
  • High risk pregnancy
  • Health care for children with special health care needs 

Connect With Local Resources

  • WIC (Women, Infants & Children)
  • Oregon Health Plan enrollment
  • Self-sufficiency 
  • Parenting education and supports
  • Early intervention therapies
  • Dental health
  • Accessing health insurance and health care 
  • Rent and utility assistance
  • Educational opportunities and job training
  • Playgroups, library activities and events for families
  • Food, clothing, diapers and other needs

Who is Eligible?

  • If you live in Washington County AND
  • You are pregnant or recently gave birth OR
  • You have a newborn to five-year-old OR
  • You have a child with special health needs    

For more information, call 503-846-4872 or email mcf@co.washington.or.us

Referral Form for Nurse Home Visiting