May 2020

Staying Connected Nurse-Family Partnership continues to deliver services, supporting women and their families during this pandemic and share some spring cheer in the midst of this pandemic.  In an effort to remain connected to clients, the Nurse-Family Partnership team at Texas Children’s Health Plan NFP assembled bags for porch drop offs for any family willing … Continued

March 2020

Thanksmas 2019 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler’s Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program held its third annual “Thanksmas” event on December 13, 2019.  This year the NFP program partnered with another Texas Home Visiting program supported by UTHSCT, Parents as Teachers.  The two programs had nearly 60 families participate in the event, which … Continued

December 2019

18 Year Follow Up Research from the Memphis Clinical Trials In case you haven’t seen it, Dr. David Olds and his team recently published research from the Memphis clinical trial follow up at child age 18.  Check out two short videos about the impact of Nurse-Family Partnership on children 18 years after participating in the … Continued

October 2019

Public Charge On August 14, 2019 the Department of Homeland Security published a new rule that would vastly expand the federal government’s ability to bar an immigrant from obtaining legal status in the United States by expanding the definition of who is considered a “public charge.”   Nurse-Family Partnership National Service Office opposes this rule, which … Continued

June 2019

Nurse-Family Partnership Receives $2.889 Million from the 2019 Legislative Session We are thrilled that Texas legislators value Nurse-Family Partnership and demonstrated their commitment to our work by securing an additional $2.889 million to serve more moms and babies during the 2019 legislative session that ended on May 27th.  Thank you to everyone who joined us … Continued

Finishing 2018 Strong

Highlights From 2018 Last year, we set a BIG “Texas-Sized” goal to have 3,212 active clients enrolled across the state by 12/31/18.  While we did not meet that goal, we had a great year and had 2,977 active clients enrolled on the last day of 2018.  We could not have done it without each of … Continued

2018: A Year in Review in Texas

Highlights From 2018 This year has been a whirlwind! We started by setting BIG TEXAS enrollment goals in January to serve an additional 300 active clients by December 31, 2018.  In February, we worked with our stakeholders and Congressional members in Texas and across the country to reauthorize federal funding for the Maternal, Infant, and … Continued