Nurse-Family Partnership

Home visitation for first time mothers, from pregnancy until the child turns two.

Evidence Based

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) helps transform the lives of first-time mothers and their babies. Registered nurses make regular home visits and provide moms with the care and support they need to have a healthy pregnancy, provide responsible and competent care for their children, and become more economically self-sufficient.

This map only shows programs funded by South Carolina First Steps. For more information about services available in your area, contact your local First Steps partnership.

Who it Serves

NFP empowers first-time moms to transform their lives and create better futures for themselves and their babies.


Pregnant moms and expectant families

Ages 0-3

Families with babies and toddlers

How It Works

Pregnant women are enrolled through the end of the second trimester and receive 64 home visits over a 2.5-year period, until the child's second birthday.

Home Visiting

In-home coaching with trained parent educators

2 Generation Approach

Education and support for the whole family

Target Outcomes

NFP is designed to improve prenatal health and child functioning, improve family functioning and economic self-sufficiency, and prevent child maltreatment in the first two years of life.

Community Impact 2019-20


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