The program can help parents:

  • have a healthy pregnancy
  • have healthy children
  • meet school and/or work goals

Who Can Enroll?

You can enroll if you are:

  • 24 years old or younger
  • Pregnant with your first child and/or first time parenting
  • Pregnant 28 weeks or less
  • Experiencing financial hardship or limited resources
  • Living in Peterborough County, City of Peterborough, Curve Lake First Nation or Hiawatha First Nation

Sign Up

Call the Health Unit at 705-743-1000, ext. 282 or to sign up online click button below.

Health Care Providers – Referral Form

Use this form to refer a client to the Nurse-Family Partnership ® (NFP) program, or contact us at 705-743-1000, ext. 282 for more information.

What will you talk about during visits?

  • Having a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby
  • Developing your parenting skills
  • Building a strong network of support for you and your baby
  • Talking about your goals in life
  • Supporting you to create a safe and nurturing environment for you and your baby
  • Accessing other community resources that feel right for you
  • Building life skills such as budgeting, managing stress and preparing healthy meals


If you have any questions about the Nurse-Family Partnership ® (NFP), please call 705-743-1000, ext. 282. Your personal information is needed to determine eligibility for this program.