Missouri adopted the Nurse- Family Partnership model and began serving the program’s first clients in 1999. Today, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services funds Nurse-Family Partnership programs in 18 counties, from east to west and on down to the Bootheel.
Missouri adopted the Nurse- Family Partnership model and began serving the program’s first clients in 2000. Today, we are proud to partner with three agencies to deliver a high-quality program designed to address the risks of poverty, preterm births, other poor maternal and child health outcomes, high school dropout rates, domestic violence, and child maltreatment
Over 40 years of evidence show the measurable, long-lasting difference Nurse-Family Partnership makes in the lives of moms and their children. Meet NFP moms and nurses in our video.
The image is burned hard into Salinta’s memory. She was three months pregnant, standing in the middle of the street in a neighborhood in Gary, Indiana. Her parents had just told her she couldn’t come home, that they had left all her possessions – one bag of clothes – at a neighbor’s house. Then they drove away.
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