Home visits for pregnant women and girls

NYC Nurse-Family Partnership (NYC NFP) | NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Family Services Baby Young Adult Caregiver

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, some programs are limiting services or offering them over the phone. For the most up-to-date information, please contact programs directly using the information below. To learn more about support for COVID-19 impacts, visit our Coronavirus Updates page

NYC NFP is a home visiting program for low-income women and girls who are pregnant with their first baby. Trained nurses visit you at your home regularly from pregnancy until your baby is two years old and support you to become a knowledgeable and nurturing parent.

  • You can receive services no matter your age or immigration status
  • You can join NFP early in your pregnancy, but no later than your 28th week
  • All services are provided at no cost to the client


To be eligible, you should be able to answer yes to these questions:

  • Are you a woman or a girl who is 28 weeks pregnant or less with your first baby?
  • If you are over 18 years old, do you live in a zip code listed on the NFP service map?
  • Do you meet the income requirements?
Family size Income in a year Income in a month Income in a week
1 $35,520 $2,960 $740
2 $44,796 $3,733 $933.25
3 $55,272 $4,606 $1,151.50
4 $63,360 $5,280 $1,320
5 $72,636 $6,053 $1,513.25
6 $81,912 $6,826 $1,706.50
7 $91,188 $7,599 $1,899.75


  • All NYC girls under 18 years old are eligible, regardless of ZIP code.
  • All women and girls are eligible if they are: homeless or incarcerated, in foster care, or involved in the juvenile justice system.


Woman and girls can find out if they are eligible by calling your nearest location.

Service providers can refer patients/clients to NFP by using the referral form and mailing or faxing it to the locations listed on the form.


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Home visits for new moms

Newborn Home Visiting Program (NHVP)

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

New moms can get home visits from health professionals to help with breastfeeding, health and safety tips, and connections to community resources.

Sleeping safe & cribs for babies

Safe Sleep Initiative

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene/NYC Administration for Children's Services

Families can get information on creating a safe sleep environment for their baby and may qualify for a free crib.

Help for survivors of gender-based violence

NYC Family Justice Centers (FJCs)

NYC Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

Services are available in all boroughs for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence.

Updated March 31, 2020