Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership

What To Expect

Nurse-Family Partnership is a free home-visiting program for women who are pregnant for the first time.  A specially trained nurse will meet with you in your home or wherever you want to meet, throughout your pregnancy and until your child turns two.  Our goal is to support you during your first pregnancy, because we know that becoming a mom for the first time can be overwhelming.  Your nurse can help you with any challenges you may be facing as a new parent.  Together you will identify your strengths as a new mom and your nurse can connect you with other community resources.  The Nurse-Family Partnership can help you have a healthy pregnancy and a well-developed, happy and safe baby.

How To Enroll

Referrals to Nurse-Family Partnership at Chelan- Douglas Health District are most often made by physicians, WIC, or school nurses.   However, you can contact us directly to learn more or enroll in the program.

Please call us at 509-886-6400, email us at or download and complete the referral form and fax it to us at 509-886-6478.


To be eligible for Chelan-Douglas Health District’s Nurse-Family Partnership program, you must be:

  • a first-time mother
  • less than 28 weeks* pregnant
  • live in Chelan and Douglas County
  • meet income requirements

*The nurse needs time to visit and obtain consent before the 28th week of pregnancy.


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